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    light adjustable travel fork?

    I've been looking for a light weight adjustable travel fork between 80 -100mm. The only one I've managed to find is the reba team u-turn. Anyone else have a recommendation (still a bit heavy)?

    If I don't find anything, I'll probably stick to my original plan and go for an R7 platinum 100mm. I believe Anders weighed one recently, and it wasn't too far from the claimed weight.

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    on the fly adjustable... i think the reba world cup is the lightest. I think you can internally adjust a R7

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    Nope.

    Quote Originally Posted by bhsavery
    on the fly adjustable... i think the reba world cup is the lightest. I think you can internally adjust a R7
    The R7 internals are specific to each travel setting. While you *might* be able to shorten a 100mm fork to 80mm of travel, you won't be able to extend an 80mm fork to 100mm of travel, according to Manitou. Given how they've done some internally-adjustable forks in the past, that sounds about right to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angryasian
    The R7 internals are specific to each travel setting. While you *might* be able to shorten a 100mm fork to 80mm of travel, you won't be able to extend an 80mm fork to 100mm of travel, according to Manitou. Given how they've done some internally-adjustable forks in the past, that sounds about right to me.

    Hmm...that's too bad. It would be a nice option to be able to change the fork's travel internally. I'm looking for a fork to perfrom during xc season at 80mm and have the ability to switch it to a more friendly trail riding setting of 100mm.

    This big plan of mine is supposed to save me money - because I really want a new 'race bike', but just can't afford one. I figured if I just get adjustable componts, I should get the best of both worlds - and being very consious of weight, the options are limited. The Reba world cup could be an option.

    My current frame, intense tracer, can be ajusted from 4 inch to 3 inch rear travel, adjustable chain stay length, and HA. It should be possible to race this bike with some success with the correct settings and component choices.

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    thats what I meant... thought I read the R7 can go 100--> 80

    Also I know the Fox 100X (not that light) can go 100-->80mm travel

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