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Forks for hardcore xc bike

randomguy77randomguy77 Posts: 33
edited February 2008 in XC and Enduro

I have a Gary Fisher tass 06
i want to upgrade the manitou axel forks to rockshox recons. i was thinking of going for the U- turn option, even though the frame is only warrentied up to 105mm forks. So i was wondering how much the extra 25mm would damage the frame and change the handling?



  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Does the Tass have G2 Genesis geometry?

    G2 Geometry uses a different fork offset to any other bike manufacturer, so fitting a non G2 offset fork might make it handle differently.
  • no its just the genesis geometry on the 06, didnt the G2 geometry come in on the 08 models?
  • Andy BAndy B Posts: 8,115
    Still has a different fork offset IIRC... I might be wrong (it has happened before ;))

    Worth checking out just incase though
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