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    RS Dart 3 29er

    I want to buy a fork for my Karate Monkey. What do you think of the Rock Shox Dart 3? i am mostly riding off road but not difficult terrain. Wide roads with 10-20% uphills and downhills

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    The dart series of forks are awful, they are RS budget.

    pay the extra for tora or reba, the difference is huge.

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    Agreed, at the very least get a Tora.

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    3rded, don't waste your $$ on a Dart. Look for something with at least 32mm stanchions, Toras aren't much more epxensive and way better and stiffer. If you can't afford anything more than the Dart, you're better off riding the rigid fork on the monkey - seriously. You want some cush, just buy one of the big volume tyres out there like the WTB WW LT 2.55", Ardent 2.4", Racing Ralph 2.4" and run it at low pressure.
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    I am also considering the SR Suntour 10 EPICON RLD 15QLC. Any comments on that? Can you compare it with Tora or Reba.

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    Suntour are very hit or miss, mostly miss.

    Is the Tora that much more expensive?

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    Quote Originally Posted by CaveGiant
    Suntour are very hit or miss, mostly miss.

    Is the Tora that much more expensive?
    I haven't found a Tora 29er on Ebay. Do you know any shops that can send overseas? Jenson USA doesn't have it. Thanks

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    That is the problem with good products, people keep them so they don't hit eBay.

    Stuff I buy and don't like goes straight on there.

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    I agree with CaveGiant. You may get lucky and find something good on ebay, but everyone and their brother will bid on and the savings will be minimal. Spend a little extra time and get creative with you internet searches and you may run across a small shop with a great deal! Just like sheff_daddy posted!
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    Quote Originally Posted by sheff_daddy
    I checked this out, thanks. unfortunatelly they don't ship overseas

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    patience will get you a tora on ebay for 200
    wherever you go, there you are

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    Small shop with Tora 29 here.
    email me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    Small shop with Tora 29 here.
    email me.
    LOL

    I like a good salesman!

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    I wish

    Quote Originally Posted by CaveGiant
    LOL

    I like a good salesman!
    A good salesman would have unloaded his four Dart 29s.

    Turns out I was touring Cyprus in 1971, the year he was born.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikerbob.com
    A good salesman would have unloaded his four Dart 29s.

    Turns out I was touring Cyprus in 1971, the year he was born.
    Thanks for the invoice. I will arrange funds tomorrow and send you the payment.

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