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    Which FORK!!!??

    Which fork would you go for, Manitou Dorado or Rock Shox Boxxer???

    Thank you!

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    That is a very silly question to ask

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    That dosnt answer the question

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    what year boxxer?

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    are they both brand new? or used? What year are they? What model of boxxer is it, ie: team, world cup, ride etc...? What are you going to be using the fork for, ie: freeride, downhill, AM?

    you need to provide more info before asking that question

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    Quote Originally Posted by atomrcrkhsbiker
    are they both brand new? or used? What year are they? What model of boxxer is it, ie: team, world cup, ride etc...? What are you going to be using the fork for, ie: freeride, downhill, AM?

    you need to provide more info before asking that question

    how much do you weigh, are you a smooth rider, can you work on forks well( for dorado)
    Looking for a 7.87 x 2.25mm shock, any brand any age that runs well!! cheap would be appreciated!

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    Sorry, both are brand new, The boxxer is the 2005 Boxxer Team and the Manitou Dorado is also a 2005 although it was made in 2006....i dont quite understand that, but thats the way it is. I will be using them more for downhill than for freeride, but a little of both.
    I am light, i weigh about 60 kilos which is like 120 pounds.

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    if you can do the more required maintenance on the dorado, then i'd pick the dorado
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    ehh... 60 kilos is more then 120 pounds... more like... 132 :-P
    i have a 2004 boxxer ride and LOVE IT sso... the 2005 TEAM is prolly like.. amazing. i have always wanted to ride a dorado however but since i havent.... ill have to go with the boxxer... but give the dorado a chance...

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    Id pick the Dorado, if u can do the maintainence

    The boxxer is good too though....

    How much are you going to pay?

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    By the looks of it the Dorado is really high maintenance.

    The Dorado is $720 and the Boxxer is $ 600

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pablosrbo
    By the looks of it the Dorado is really high maintenance.

    The Dorado is $720 and the Boxxer is $ 600
    The dorado is high maintenance and it does have some troubles with oil leaking through the carbon....if you dont want to deal with that just get the boxxer

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    and by more maintenance...u mean...???

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    Quote Originally Posted by pablosrbo
    and by more maintenance...u mean...???
    Leaking oil is pretty much what I mean...

    I have also heard some stuff about the uppers cracking...

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    The maintenance is not that big of a problem and i really like the look of the dorado but i still dont know which to go with.

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    i would get a boxxer
    IS THIS SOMETHING YOU CAN SHARE WITH THE REST OF US AMAZING LARRY ?!?!?!

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    Why? or no specific reason?

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    If i got the 2006 boxxer team, would most of you go for that instead of the manitou fork?

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    i dont know ive ridden both forks on the same bike, i think the boxxer feels better but i dont know if the dorado was set up good so.... also, the dorado leaked oil a lot but it still felt nice
    IS THIS SOMETHING YOU CAN SHARE WITH THE REST OF US AMAZING LARRY ?!?!?!

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    shine the dorado and boxxer

    get yourself a Marzocchi fork
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    2006 Boxxers are ****ing amazing.

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    So the 2006 boxxer over the Dorado?

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    What about the 2006 Marzocchi Monster T???

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    Yes, my friend.

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