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    If you ever worry about a properly rated fork...

    Some of us ride on forks not tandem approved, others ride approved forks. I suppose either way, inspect your fork and properly maintain it, at least a little.

    Poor guy, going to auger in while being sprayed with suspension fluid...he is wide eyed!

    Giving credit, this was not my photo but sent to me from a facebook post.

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    The horror!

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    I see his problem. He's wearing a Fox jersey but riding a Manitou fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by the-one1 View Post
    I see his problem. He's wearing a Fox jersey but riding a Manitou fork.

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    Better suited to non-aggressive 125# gals named Russell.

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    Any idea on what he actually broke? The lowers look intact-ish, and the stanctions seem to both be digging into the ground. Cartridge rods?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okayfine View Post
    Any idea on what he actually broke? The lowers look intact-ish, and the stanctions seem to both be digging into the ground. Cartridge rods?
    Noticed that also...no I don't know the exact situation.

    Who knows but I bet it hurt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okayfine View Post
    Any idea on what he actually broke? The lowers look intact-ish, and the stanctions seem to both be digging into the ground. Cartridge rods?
    Fluid looks fresh. He changed the fluid before race, but forget putting the bolts on the bottom of fork. As he lounches of 1st drop he looses front wheel.
    Or he is victim of a cruel joke.

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    I've seen the video of this accident and, if I remember right, it was said his bolts did in fact come off, separating the lowers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Team Fubar Rider View Post
    I've seen the video of this accident and, if I remember right, it was said his bolts did in fact come off, separating the lowers.
    So where's the video?

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