Best fork upgrade for xc racing-
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  1. #1
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    Aug 2005

    Best fork upgrade for xc racing

    im currently training my ass off to start racing again after quite a while.
    I own a kikapu deluxe with a marzocchi mx comp and i`m planning to upgrade.
    I weight around 160 pounds and tend to ride pretty fast and aggressive, but the xc courses here are pretty smooth, no drops, just the ocasional roots and rocks departments.
    I cant complain on the descending performance of the MX but i hate it when going uphill, trying to accelerate fast and besides it is on the heavy side.
    I was thinking about upgrading to a fork on sale i was thinking 100mm `05 vanilla, reba or sid.
    Which is the best for making the bike quicker and lighter? I used to hate SIDs but since the trails here are so lame i dont think i would need more and i believe its one of the lightest forks.
    a Float , R7,etc... are just way to expensive.
    Lesson of the month: Don`t run of a cliff on your Mountain Bike. It`s quite painful.

  2. #2
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    Nov 2005
    2005 Reba Team with adjustable Poploc.
    On eBay for great prices.

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