Results 1 to 7 of 7
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation: valleec's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2017
    Posts
    7

    Suspension or Wheel UPGRADE

    I know this question is dependent on what stock components come on a bike. I previously planned on upgrading my bike as a whole, but as I plan on using my Lapierre zesty as a race rig instead as my everyday trail bike I am willing to start putting some of my funds towards it. I have already upgraded the whole drivetrain, bars, stem, brakes ect. The stock wheels are Mavic 319's with 23mm of internal width. These wheels have been bomb proof in New England Terrain, but with 2.4 inch tires a better sidewall profile is desired. The fork is a Fox 32 CTD with 150mm of travel. Both components are admittedly undergunned for the kind of riding I do, but which component should be prioritized is my question. Thank you for your responses!

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Posts
    318
    I'd start with that fork.

    Sent from my Pixel 2 using Tapatalk

  3. #3
    mbtr member
    Reputation: scottzg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    5,171
    Quote Originally Posted by BikePilot1 View Post
    I'd start with that fork.
    +1.
    "Things that are complex are not useful, Things that are useful are simple."
    Mikhail Kalashnikov

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Lone Rager's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2013
    Posts
    4,692
    +2.
    Do the math.

  5. #5
    I'm with stupid
    Reputation: hitechredneck's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    5,807
    + however many on the fork.

  6. #6
    Keep on Rockin...
    Reputation: Miker J's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Posts
    5,624
    Yeah. The fork's got to go.


    Maxxis 2.3 DHF/DHRII are excellent trail/AM tires and will work just fine on your rims.

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Troutinco's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Posts
    127
    Quote Originally Posted by Miker J View Post
    Yeah. The fork's got to go.


    Maxxis 2.3 DHF/DHRII are excellent trail/AM tires and will work just fine on your rims.
    + this. Fork and new tires.
    I know what I would do after going through this in the past few years with my 575.
    2012 Yeti 575
    2013 Niner AIR 9
    2015 GG/DH
    Build in process 2017 Canfield Bro. Nimble 9

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 207
    Last Post: 08-01-2016, 04:26 AM
  2. Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-14-2015, 05:08 AM
  3. Replies: 1
    Last Post: 12-20-2013, 11:03 AM
  4. RDO rear suspension vs RIP 9 suspension
    By farmertan in forum Niner Bikes
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 09-18-2011, 02:47 AM
  5. suspension, suspension
    By radnur22 in forum Bike and Frame discussion
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 08-23-2011, 01:41 PM

Members who have read this thread: 1

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

THE SITE

ABOUT MTBR

VISIT US AT

© Copyright 2018 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.