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    120mm fork on 2012 Bandit29?

    Hi
    Planning on buying a Bandit29. Just worried that the 140mm front will be overkill for my terrain, and thought about changing to 120mm.
    Will it **** it up? Bad choice?
    I know it will steepen up the front end, but thats ok,

    Cheers

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    Wouldn't it make sense to get the 2013 bandit if you want to steepen the head angle and go to a 120 fork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by janowitz View Post
    Hi
    Planning on buying a Bandit29. Just worried that the 140mm front will be overkill for my terrain, and thought about changing to 120mm.
    Will it **** it up? Bad choice?
    I know it will steepen up the front end, but thats ok,

    Cheers
    The head angle won't be bad at all. In fact... back in the prototype stages we rode it pretty extensively with a 120mm fork. The BB height does get really low though...

    Probably be better to look at a 2013 which was designed for the 120mm fork.

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    The reason for my question, is that I can get a used 2012 for a really good price.
    Might be a problem with the low BB height.

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