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    Norco Fluid 2.0

    What up people? I have a Norco Fluid two and i love it. i got this bike to do all mountain riding and it suits that perfectly. i have taken it downhilling as well recently and it did the job but obviously not as well as a bike more fitted for dh. Just wondering what could i do to make this bike a bit more dh ready. Bigger tires? Shocks? etc.. here are the stock specs. thanks in advance..

    Frame Set
    Frame Monocoque mainframe with triple butted downtube, adj 4.6-5.6" travel
    Fork Marzocchi EXR Pro Air 120 mm travel
    Shock Manitou Radium RL Air w/rebound and lockout. 7.5 x 2"
    Sizes S,M,L
    Colors Dark Burnt Orange
    Wheelset
    Front Hub Shimano Deore 32H with disc moun
    Rear Hub Shimano Deore 32H with disc mount, 8-9 sp cassette
    Rims Sun Hill Rod double wall 32H, with eyelets
    Spokes DT Swiss 2.0 Stainless Silver
    Tires Kenda Kinetic front and rear 26 x 2.35
    Components
    Stem Truvativ XR stem 3D forged alloy, 31.8 clamp
    Bar Truvativ XR 31.8 mm 35 mm rise, AL-66
    Post Titec Scoper telescopic 30.0
    Grips Axiom dual density grips
    Saddle SDG FRD I-BEAM
    Headset Ritchey Scuzzy logic Plus threadless

    BrakeSet
    Front Brake Hayes Sole hydraulic 6" rotor disc brake
    Rear Brake Hayes Sole hydraulic 6" rotor disc brake
    Brake Levers Hayes Sole levers
    Drivetrain
    Crankset Truvativ FireX SX-2 triple 44/32/22T , with ISIS SL spline BB
    Chainguide
    Pedals Wellgo alloy flat pedals
    Chain KMC Z-9000 27 sp
    Freewheel Sram PG-950 cassette 11-34T
    FrontChanger Shimano Deore 31.8 mm
    Rear Changer Sram LX long cage
    Front Shifter Shimano Deore rapid fire 9sp
    Rear Shifter Shimano Deore rapid fire 9sp

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    pic?

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    hope this works
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    Maybe a beefier front fork...

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    Fork - that's basically an XC fork with so-so damping - a Pike or Nixon would be a good start (without raising the front too much).

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    I would upgrade the fork and rear shox. I have never liked manapoo air shox.
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    Quote Originally Posted by joelalamo45
    Maybe a beefier front fork...

    and coil springs
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    Quote Originally Posted by motormonkeyr6
    I would upgrade the fork and rear shox. I have never liked manapoo air shox.
    manitou air shocks > rockshox and dhx and roco... XD Evolver ISX for the win!!!

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