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    Fork Question

    I am looking into buying a new fork for my AM bike. i mostly use it for AM riding but occasionally FR on it. THis is my secondary bike as i DH mostly so here is what i have narrowed it down to:

    Manitou Nixon 07

    Fox Float 06

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    Personally i dont like air only, how about a '07 Minute or Rock Shox Recon 351
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    it needs to be disc brake set up and i want atleast 150mm. i was also thinking abiout a travis 150mm, i have the boig boy version of the travis (203mm) for my DH bike and i like it.
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    What about a marzocchi z1 rc2?

    http://storesense4.megawebservers.co...ETA/Detail.bok

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    Quote Originally Posted by hab1b
    i was also thinking abiout a travis 150mm.
    I have a 06' Travis 150 TPC+ and it's great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hab1b
    it needs to be disc brake set up and i want atleast 150mm. i was also thinking abiout a travis 150mm, i have the boig boy version of the travis (203mm) for my DH bike and i like it.
    I meant the Domain 302 160-115 travel.
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    hmm that z1 is looking pretty sweet right now.
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    What bike is this going on? It would help to know what we're fitting this to to get decent geo.


    I love my 36 Vanilla. If that's too pricey, the RS Domain looks promising, though I havn't ridden one myself. Motion Control damping is solid. The Z.1 RC2s are great, if you can deal with the orange. I'm not wild about the Travis. Heavy, and small bump sensitivity wasn't that great (though I'll admit I don't have much time on one at all). For somthing more exotic, the Magura Wotan is a really nice fork. Unbeliviably stiff, not too heavy, well dampened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hardtails Are Better
    What bike is this going on? It would help to know what we're fitting this to to get decent geo.


    I love my 36 Vanilla. If that's too pricey, the RS Domain looks promising, though I havn't ridden one myself. Motion Control damping is solid. The Z.1 RC2s are great, if you can deal with the orange. I'm not wild about the Travis. Heavy, and small bump sensitivity wasn't that great (though I'll admit I don't have much time on one at all). For somthing more exotic, the Magura Wotan is a really nice fork. Unbeliviably stiff, not too heavy, well dampened.
    Travis - did you ride the TPC+ version? I thought its specialty is eating small bumps (but I haven't ridden the Travis 150 either)

    Vanilla 36 here too, decent weight (or Float 36 is only 5lbs).

    One thing to consider, do you want adjustable travel/ETA or not?
    That will affect your choices.

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    its going on my iron horse 6point frame... i got it built it up but i was low on funds so was riding it on a drop off 150mm. a shame i know! but now i have some money to throw at a new fork.
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