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    Rockshox SID or Tora 302?

    Yesterday I found a used Rockshox SID for $80. I'm including the pic of the fork being sold: http://images.craigslist.org/5Nc5F45...78423a189d.jpg

    I've also found several Rockshox Tora 302 in the same price range. So my question is: Which is the best value?

    Thanks for the help.

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    The the SID is the more expensive one on Rockshox's line up. The Tora is basically the older version of the Recon which I have - the gold version is the better one so check which one they're selling. What year they're made will affect pricing. If you look at SRAM's website, they have the SID at the top of the line and the Recon somewhere in the middle.

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    At one point, the Recon and the Tora were both in the lineup, and the Tora was the step down. I enjoyed the one I had, and I've heard many good reviews on them. A good, basic fork. I haven't seen the Tora, but considering it is at a lower price point to begin with, it's probably a newer than the SID. The SID, if it wasn't properly serviced, could have several issues that may cost you more than the purchase price of the fork itself to fix. I'd definitely want to check it out in person. The Tora, possibly being newer, may not have as much damage, though it certainly is possible.
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    SID's are brilliant forks, but they are not the most durable - especially the older ones - it is real easy to damage the lowers, I would want to be very sure that they were in good nick before buying them second hand

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