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    stumpy mod question

    hi peps
    i have a stumpy comp 2007 and i was wondering if i could change the fox forks 32mm to fatter tubed forks 36mm but keep the same amount of travel fork, i know its a purely cosmetic upgrade, but i find those fatter tubed forks 100 % porn to my eyes. call me shallow.

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    if you got the money and its really bugging you, go for it.

    since you are posting this question, im guessing that money doesnt exactly grow on trees for you. so i would suggest against it. since it is cosmetic based decision and not a performance based decision.

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    The 36 will add weight, but will be stiffer. You can get the 36 Talas to bring the travel down.

    I would decide against it because it will look out of place on the bike and will decrease performance. I once sold a Stumpy to a guy who wanted the bike just to look cool on the streets. I told him that he would be better off with a hardtail commuter but he insisted. The bike now has red side walled armadillo street tires on it.

    Go for function and not looks.

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    It adds stupid weight w/o any real performance benefit. Chalk up another vote for "no."

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    why not go the foll bore and throw a Totem on there? 40mm Stanchions :-P

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