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    New question here. 2007 Marzocchi 66 on Enduro

    Hi Guys,

    I have a 2006 Enduro Expert, and I've just upgraded with a 8.75x2.75 DHX 3.0 coil (before was a 8.5x2.5 DHX 5 Air).
    The head angle is now 67.4, and travel 170mm

    A 07 Marzocchi 66 ATA 180mm fork can be a good idea? How much is the length of this fork? (now I have a 160mm 07 FOX 36 Talas lenght 545mm).

    Here's my bike


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    The 07 66SL ATA is an excellent fork, would also consider it for my Enduro as well. The height I think is around 565mm, would slacken the HA by about another degree, which would be great for descending and you can decrease travel for climbing if need be.

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    I have now a 2007 36 Talas Fork. Is a top fork, but with the 66SL ATA I'll have more travel and a more slacked geometry

    Thank's for your advice
    Last edited by Stee65; 02-14-2007 at 04:50 AM.

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    You're not serious are you? The bike itself yet now looks like a chopper with unusual tall BB, I wouldn't put another 20 mm of fork on it...

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    Yes this it's true. This is the problem I've focused now I don't have problems to drive it, but a cm again
    I'd like to get a freeride bike with also climbing use, but would be very expensive changing the frame with a SX one.

    I wonder if I can do it with my actual Enduro frame, but there's the BB height problem!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stee65
    I wonder if I can do it with my actual Enduro frame, but there's the BB height problem!!!
    That is what I have found by going bigger on forks to slacken angles; the BB comes up which means the rider does too.

    For me it meant a more and less stable ride. Kinda weird.

    This maybe ok for FR, but for XC and fast downhills, I think design specific frame is a better answer.

    Mr. P

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    I made an estimated measure with 2 cm thickness under the front wheel, result: BB height 380 mm!

    This is less a Santa VP Free but more than a SX Trail

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    I want to go with the 06 SL since it has a bit less travel and will keep the frame from getting too slackened out. I also have the 8.75 x 2.75...sweet shock from what little trail riding I've gotten in so far.

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    Sweet bike. I have the 07 model. picked it up last wednesday.

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