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  • Am SL 1

    5 11.90%
  • Fox 36 van/talas/float

    18 42.86%
  • Magura Wotan

    2 4.76%
  • Lyrik 2-step/solo/u-turn

    10 23.81%
  • Sumthing else?

    7 16.67%
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    Which fork for a 07 Reign guys?

    Which fork would You put on your Reign? Or did you already upgrade your previous fork?

    Im riding a 07 Reign w/ rp23 and thinking of upgrading the fork. The Pike feels short. Darn.
    Pike A-to-C measurement is 517mm.

    Looking to canvas opinions, Ive almost decided already.

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    I just switch from a Pike to a Z1 light on my 575 (not the same as a Reign, but you get the idea) and like it very much

    the z1 light is the same as the current z1 RC2 ETA (only that white, instead of orange).. you should consider the z1 too...

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    I said fox 36 altough i have a dual air pike on mine. I juts felt it need abit extra though teh pike is very very very nice

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    I have a 2007 reign0 with a fox float RLC, I like the fork a lot. If I was to upgrade I would get a 36 TALAS. There have been a few times where the extra stability of a 20mm axle would have been nice. I recomend the TALAS because you can lower it on the fly

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    Marz Z1 Light or 55 would do the job too.

    A Van/Float 36 might be a bit tall with no option to drop it for climbing.

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    Z1 RC2 Eta
    Last edited by laurenlex; 07-20-2007 at 01:04 PM.

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    I'm assuming you have a Reign 0?

    I almost bought that bike, and I picked up a 2006 36 TALAS RC2 for it for the same reasons as Boogenman.

    I now have the fork for sale if you're interested (PM me)
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    I have a Z1 FR SL , but I find the 36's to be quite alluring...

    the reign is so beefy and stable it just seems like it should be matched with 36 mm stanchions for the perfect feel.

    I will probabaly get one at some point.

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    I'll be waiting for the new 55. 20mm axle and 35mm arms, 125-160mm travel and 4.64 pounds. That will be a nice up grade from the QR Nixon w/ 145mm

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    I hear the Wotan is the shiznit, but I haven't ridden one. I am running a Marz AM 1 (not the SL) and am having serious travel issues with it, the lockout engages around the 4.5" mark in the stroke. It's getting shipped off to the factory this week for sure and the Nixon is going back on in the mean time. Just something to chew on, I haven't heard of many similar problems on the spring equipped AM's.

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    I voted for the AM SL 1 because I have one on my Reign and love it. It works well, is light and the TST and travel adjust rock. Honestly though, you've listed some kick @$$ forks and really couldn't go wrong with any of them.
    I hope you have a big trunk... 'cuz I'm puttin' my bike in it.

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    I have an 05 Fox 36R TALAS on my 05 Reign. The fork is nice and stiff and lightweight. It climbs very well and I never alter the travel from 150mm. I can't compare this fork to anything else on the reign as it came as a frameset. The newer talas forks with 3 travel positions would be great - on the 05 it only changes in 3mil increments which is useless when you are out riding.

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    MS MSP: I bought it as a frameset.

    55 marz sounds really interesting... Havent seen them anywhere yet, when are they due to be released?

    Thanks for yall input, Half of you rave for the 36, only a few for the lyrik... Maybe theres only a few of them on Reigns. In Europe the Wotan and Lyrik cost about the same and 36s 1,5 times more expensive.

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    As much as I really like fox of course, I really DONT like their "travel down" system, its hard to use and definitely not "on-the-fly" easy in terms of adjustment. And they do tend to bottom out more...or at least my 06 was more like that regardless of adjustment, but hear-say, they may have fixed that issue.

    Id go the lyric as its lighter and has good adjustment and does not bottom out easily, although in saying that, if fyour riding is more aggressive you may wish to think about the Totum...although I do not know if the AC hight is applicable, the Totum is one hell of a meaty fork.

    Currently I have a pike dual air which is great and the travel down is great and easy to use. Perhaps not THE best fork on the market but definitely one of them though.



    Quote Originally Posted by boogenman
    I have a 2007 reign0 with a fox float RLC, I like the fork a lot. If I was to upgrade I would get a 36 TALAS. There have been a few times where the extra stability of a 20mm axle would have been nice. I recomend the TALAS because you can lower it on the fly

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    Once again I went with an opportunity... I was offered a Z1 RC2 ETA Light at such great price that I went for it.

    There was also many opinions for the Z1. I hope Ill be happy with it. I got 10mm more travel and 21mm more a-to-c -height at the same weight so my goals were accomplished.

    Thanks guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by antti k.
    Once again I went with an opportunity... I was offered a Z1 RC2 ETA Light at such great price that I went for it.

    There was also many opinions for the Z1. I hope Ill be happy with it. I got 10mm more travel and 21mm more a-to-c -height at the same weight so my goals were accomplished.

    Thanks guys!
    congrats, this service manual is good to keep around when ever you want to service the fork

    http://pookgai.com/images/2006_marzo...-light-eta.pdf

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    I just purchased and the mechanic put a Domain on mine. on Friday I'm getting to ride on some real trails at Tamarack resort in Idaho. I'll post up after. I did some riding last night down a fast section of trail and it felt really good.

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    Cannot submit a photo properly. Here she is w/ Z1 Light:

    http://www.pinkbike.com/photo/1457369/


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    Quote Originally Posted by antti k.
    Cannot submit a photo properly. Here she is w/ Z1 Light:



    Looking good!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    I just purchased and the mechanic put a Domain on mine. on Friday I'm getting to ride on some real trails at Tamarack resort in Idaho. I'll post up after. I did some riding last night down a fast section of trail and it felt really good.
    how did the Domain go?

    hows the weight of it?

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    Quote:
    Originally Posted by mtnbkrdr98
    I just purchased and the mechanic put a Domain on mine. on Friday I'm getting to ride on some real trails at Tamarack resort in Idaho. I'll post up after. I did some riding last night down a fast section of trail and it felt really good.

    how did the Domain go?

    hows the weight of it?

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    I'd like to know to, stronger pike with slacker head angle. Just sounds sweet!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pitto
    how did the Domain go?

    hows the weight of it?

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    I think the specs say 6.5lb, but not sure if that's the U-turn or 180mm coil version.

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