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    what fork should I keep?

    02 Marzocchi super t - 7" travel or 04 Marzocchi z-150 fr

    The fork will be going onto my bullit. I figured the 150 would be a better all around fork without the bulk of the dual crown but man this thing is heavy. I have already ridden the super t for two seasons but never ridden the z150. I ride mostly trail/ freeriding and occasional DH ski area. One has to go, which one?

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    i like single crowns more...

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    trailbike?

    You gonna be riding uphill at all? Super T has no ETA... Friend of mine has a Z150 on his Stinky Primo and loves it, uses the ETA all the time.
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    Quote Originally Posted by kotajack
    I ride mostly trail/ freeriding and occasional DH ski area. One has to go, which one?
    keep the 02 Super T. The 02 Super T is still lite. but it is a better fork for freeriding
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    had both on my Bullit

    simple answer: super T is the correct one, but is heavier. the Z works fine but is flexy and for DH and ski areas, you'll regret not having the Super T.

    What you really need is a second bike. It took me 4 years but now I have a low end Trail bike, and the big honkin' heavy SOB for FR and Whistler. Jim

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    flexy?

    Quote Originally Posted by JimC.
    simple answer: super T is the correct one, but is heavier. the Z works fine but is flexy and for DH and ski areas, you'll regret not having the Super T.

    What you really need is a second bike. It took me 4 years but now I have a low end Trail bike, and the big honkin' heavy SOB for FR and Whistler. Jim
    That's the first I've heard anyone say the Z150 is flexy. I thought the steel steerer and stanchions were supposed to fix that. I'd also heard the Z150 was heavier than the Jr T. Is the Super heavier than the Jr.?
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    my Z

    Quote Originally Posted by dbabuser
    That's the first I've heard anyone say the Z150 is flexy. I thought the steel steerer and stanchions were supposed to fix that. I'd also heard the Z150 was heavier than the Jr T. Is the Super heavier than the Jr.?


    was older, probably '01. I can't tell you weights, but they are on the Marz. site. Had an 02, Jr. T and 03 Super after the Z1 on the Bullit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JimC.
    was older, probably '01. I can't tell you weights, but they are on the Marz. site. Had an 02, Jr. T and 03 Super after the Z1 on the Bullit.

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    z150 and old z1's are totally different things.
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    I have an 04 Super T and a Z150.

    If I had to choose one, it would be the Super T without question.
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    I actually think the z150 weighs more than the 02 super t but that is just from holding them both up. I had thought the z150 would have been more trail oriented and better all around and thats why I bought it. I didnt expect it to be better in dh situations but I also didnt expect it to be very flexy either. OK maybe I will keep the super t for the drops and dh and find an older z1 to throw on for trail riding etc..Thanks

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