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    Marzocchi 55 RV?

    Anyone using these - they seem very cheap compared to a 36 Vanilla or Lyrik.

    Granted it doesnt have the versatility of the Lyrik uturn coil with travel adjust but they look good value.

    Pics welcome

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    Very entry level fork. Great if thats who you are!
    Die to ride, ride to die

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    I think what Bikesair is trying to say is that the 55 RV has only a rebound adjustment, where the other forks you listed have many other adjustments like compression. If you feel you only need a rebound adjustment, its not a bad way to go. You can always upgrade the damper.

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    When you say upgrade the damper - to what and what does this entail.

    Sorry for my ignorance here.

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    You can replace the internals or the right leg, taking out the RV damper and replacing it with a TST2, RC3, or Micro damper. You would have to contact Marzocchi to find out which dampers fit and find out what top cap and adjustment knobs you would need.

    That being said, doing all of that would cost a a few hundred bucks. If you think you need more then just a rebound adjustment, buy a fork with a better damper and be done with it. If you think you only need rebound, its not a bad way to go because if your skills out grow the performance of the fork, you still have a good base and can upgrade the damper, rather then buy a whole new fork.

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