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  1. #1
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    Aug 2008

    which fork for blur lt2

    have got a nomad with 66 eta, and just bought a blur lt2 mainly for bc bike race next year and for am riding.

    question is which fork to get for the blurlt2. i am thinking pike 454 air uturn or 32 talas. need it to be light for race but tough as i am 200lbs and ride agressively. currently have a 55 eta on it which is a nice fork but too much for the bike and weighs alot.

    so does anybody have experience with both forks and can offer advice? i think i may prefer the pike long term as it seems to be tougher and 20mm is awesome. just fyi, i am planning on getting a new wheel set so to get a king 20mm front hub instead of 15mm or QR wont be a big issue. or maybe even a industry nine set.

    any ways thanks for any help offered....

  2. #2
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    Jul 2004

    Magura Thor

    You can already find them. Light, stiff with maxle lite and double arches. Looks wicked and seems to get really good reviews. I want one for the heckler

  3. #3
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    May 2008
    No experience with pike but I do have a BLT2 with a 32 Talas. It is perfect for the kind of riding I do most often which is steep climbs then steep descents. The difference between 100mm and 140mm for climbing is amazing. And easy to adjust on the fly.

  4. #4
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    How about the 2009 revelation, Pike internals, 20 mm maxle light, and a lighter overall package (140mm travel).
    Geoff Stahl
    San Jose

    BLTc, Chameleon Single Speed, Speedvagen Road

  5. #5
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    Feb 2004
    I am running the 09 Rev 140 Air Fixed on my BLT2. I love it. Super plush and light at 4.5lbs.
    I am immune to your disdain.

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    Another vote for the 09 Revelations!

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