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£200 forks

Pete-CPete-C Posts: 353
edited July 2007 in XC and Enduro
I need help to choose what forks to buy under £200 for my Giant XTC SE. They are to replace stock RS J2's so they should have at least 100mm travel and lockout.

Thanks
Peter
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  • ddoogieddoogie Posts: 4,159
    I'd be getting a Rockshox Recon 351. Same internals as the more expensive Reba + Revelation forks but just a heavier design. You can pick them up on Merlin for a fair bit under £200 with the 10% discounts at the moment.
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  • the toras from rock shox are good if your not wanting to spend alot on new forks.
  • supersonicsupersonic Posts: 82,708 Lives Here
    Certainly lokk at the Recons for that price, good fork.
  • ScubarScubar Posts: 453
    I have the Recons on my Marin, Very good forks for the money. glad i went with them now.
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  • neil_ukneil_uk Posts: 289
    I fitted marzocchi MX pro ETA 105mm to my 2005 XTC3 and i've been over the moon with them. Can't remember how much I paid but i'm sure it was under 200 quid.
  • N4PALMN4PALM Posts: 240
    I rekon I'd go for the Marzocchi MX PRO ETA as well.... Looks like a damn good fork IMO, I'm sure its about £180 or u could get the MX PRO without the ETA system for £150ish, but its heavier than the ETA cos its got steel steerer and crown
  • manc_ianmanc_ian Posts: 166
    If you can stretch your budget to £225 you can get some Rock Shox Reba SL from Merlin Cycles. Ive just had a pair fitted on my XTC SX. Great set of forks!
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