What marzocchi fork are you running and rate it

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What marzocchi fork are you running and rate it
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Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 5:27 Quote
im looking for a new fork but i dont know what to get so tell me yours and how much you like it so i have an idea what to get

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 5:31 Quote
It totally depends on what bike but hey...

DJ2 2006, great, hasn't broken, is stiff, smooth working, perfect fo what i need.

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 5:44 Quote
drop off 100mm and there are ok but they are heavy and i bottom them out a lot

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 5:51 Quote
dirt jumper III, can fill it with air and make it as soft or firm as you want and its bomb proof. the problem is that it has no other adjustability, (reboud way too fast), its as heavy as a semi and it has a very tall ride hight (same as my double crown sherman with 170mm of travel) the new dirt jumpers are alot better i guess so if thats the type of riding you do, give em a shot

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 6:12 Quote
i have drop off 4's with 100mm of travel and the problem with those forks is that for some reason the headset comes loose and the fork vibrates. also i am 11 and it is easy to bottom out with slow rbound

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 6:15 Quote
im running a 06 drop off triple and i love it it has great comprssion rate id give it a 7.5/8 out of ten

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 6:48 Quote
i'm running the stock 06 drop off IV's that came with my coiler (150mm travel) and i give them a 3/10. i can ride down a dirt road and sit there watching them flex back and forth, they don't feel planted at all and it's kinda sketchy doing fast, rough downhill because there is so much flex. the dampening is okay but the huge amount of flex just kills it for me. when i get the money, i'm going with a 55ATA though.

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 6:50 Quote
2006 888 rc2x....only ridden it around myhouse a little bit but its sweet the rebound and compression adjustments are amazing 10/10

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:04 Quote
Junior T it's so smooth really not so expensive eather but if you like a stiff fork it's not this one...6/10

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:11 Quote
'07 4X and it's sick... it's basically just the old dj1 with new stickers but it's good, just set it up and ride it... no fuss no mess, not like my '06 Boxxer team, that thing needs alot of care!

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:15 Quote
btw... why is everyone rating drop-off's, those are just oem forks with no adjustability... bike companies just use those to build a bike because a fork from the line-up would raise the price of the bike into a higher bracket. They are meant to be swapped for real parts at a later date, you can't actually but a drop-off, unless someone is selling a used one. Don't get me wrong they do work, but this fella is looking to buy a new fork and a drop-off isn't a good idea.

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:20 Quote
i have junior t's they are ok, i'm getting 08 66's after christmas, i was going to boxxer teams, but just dont want dual crown,

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:24 Quote
2007 888 rc2x w/va. 10/10

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:31 Quote
05 66 ill fork 10/10 super smooth

Posted: Nov 30, 2007 at 7:33 Quote
Marzocchi 04 Drop-off comp- 9/10 great dj fork that gets the job done. 02 Shiver DC- 11/10 ur basically riding on butter

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