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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:39 pm 
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does anyone know much about these? are they any good compared to pace, fox etc? cheers.


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:50 pm 
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I've got some on my Stumpy and love them - be aware the axle is 24mm not 20 or 15mm so you need the correct hub...


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PostPosted: Fri Jul 08, 2011 11:44 pm 
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aparently fantastic , but rare
will buy a pair if i find them


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PostPosted: Sat Jul 09, 2011 9:54 pm 
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I had some for about 18months

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Plus points: light, easy to service your self, reasonable stiffness, cheap 2nd hand
Minus points; dedicated hub, can be tricky to set up, duc run dedicated stem

Overall they are good, I have a few mates that still run them, but i prefer the feel of fox forks, in particular the vanillas. The fox are heavier, but it doesn't bother me that much.


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 3:21 pm 
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I have both the SC 32 and DUC 32 on my 26" bikes and I love them. They are plush, well made, supported also over here and designed for owner maintenance. Tuning is a bit more involved than some, but worth the effort and again support is second to none. I really use the climbing mode where it lowers 30mm into the travel and stiffens but remains active. As opposed to lockouts that I hardly ever activate.

Watch out with the geometry, the A to C is low for the travel, the 6" DUC fits many 5" frames just fine at 517 mm and you can trim it with the crowns to suit.

Enjoy!!


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PostPosted: Sun Jul 10, 2011 4:33 pm 
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I was riding today with a mate who runs Mavericks and loves them. Nothing further to add than what has been said above.


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