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    just bought a Flightline S

    I just bought a Orange Flightline S for my girlfriend. I bought it because I felt it was the best quality new bike for $300. (and beautiful paint) Anyway, the fork is utter garbage, so I have a Marzocchi EXR pro 120mm air that I want to put on it. However it looks like it may completely screw up the geometry....maybe I'm looking at it wrong.

    By the way its a 16"

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    What is the travel of the original fork ? If it is a subtantially shorter fork replacing it with a 120 mm travel fork will have negative effects .

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    the factory fork is a 50mm

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    120 mm makes the head tube angle to slack . replace with 80 mm max. IMHO .

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    80mm is optimal...but you can go up to 100mm. 120mm is pushing it a bit.

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    I replaced my 75 mm with a 100 mm on my V2.

    I installed a 100 mm Marzocchi MX Pro on my V2. It has been working great. Takes a bit to get used to the higher front end and the farther travel but a BIG difference from stock fork ! Ride like a whole new bike
    2005 Haro V2, Aerus stem, EA70 Monkey Bars, FSA crank, Marzocchi MX PRO Lo 100mm fork, BB7 discs, PD M540, WTB wheels.

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