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    Running a works 1 degree headset on a CZAR

    Any issues with running a 120 Sid and 1 degree works headset on a czar? This would give the bike a 68 degree HA which is perfect for a 29er trail bike. This would be my trail bike that I would use for rockier 100 mile races. My primary endurance rig is a carbon highball. For endurance races I would put a 10omm fork on it so I would have roughly a 69 degree HA for races. Thoughts?
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    I would suggest logging miles on the Czar before planning geometry changes. I've run a Fox 120 talas (44 offset), Fox 100 (51 offset) and have never wished for a slacker head angle. Dave really has this bike dialed. The Czar is astoundingly trail capable in 100mm mode and even more capable with a 120. I've come to the decision to keep both forks, running 120mm fork with a 90mm stem for trail, and 100mm fork with 100mm stem for racing.

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    ^^^ Well stated. Both the 100 and 120 have their place on the Czar. Overall, I prefer the 120, in part because at 195, I can notice how much stouter that fork is, but also because the ONLY negative I notice at all is the slightly less nimble feel the heavier 120 gives the bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alpenglow View Post
    Any issues with running a 120 Sid and 1 degree works headset on a czar? This would give the bike a 68 degree HA which is perfect for a 29er trail bike.
    Why the hell didn't you tell Turner this, before he made the bike wrong?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mrwhlr View Post
    Why the hell didn't you tell Turner this, before he made the bike wrong?
    Thanks. Very Helpful.
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