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PostPosted: Wed Aug 17, 2011 7:14 pm 
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warchild wrote:
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yay for pics! :lol: :D

I swear an old pal of mine had a black and yellow g zero (which was purportedly carbon)


Hi!

Yep! Mine is mainly yellow and the swind arm is black. At home now so may get to post the pics if this means I can do so now!

I think the forks could be Judy's but hopefully the pics will sort it out. Thet are old style forks with the rubber boots on the top.

Don't laugh though when I post the pics. :oops:


as long as it's not got risers & bar-ends all will be well :lol:

yellow + no disc mounts + shock boots is all pointing towards a set of Judys.

not sure if you are tech/forum savvie, but best way to post pics on here is to upload pics to somewhere like http://tinypic.com (lots of other options though)
the use either the 'Img' button (under the subject box near the top of the reply form)
or use these tags [img]paste%20URL%20here[/img]

awaiting pics when you're ready :D


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hehe thats why i prefer tinypic it even give you the full link to post in forums :P

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not sure about the fork.
defo not a SID.
could be a Judy.
most likely something like an RST.

pretty much the same performance as any other elastomer suspension fork.

not a bad looking machine though to be honest.
how much did it set you back ?


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Ha ha, cheers Khane, Tha was my missus doing that. I normally dont use things like that. She used Photo bucket.

So the forks were black, not yellow! :oops:

I hope the pics are ok for all to see though and give some info I couldn't give but if you need any more info, give us a shout. I'm not even sure if it's that retro or not! :lol:


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take another pic of the sticker on the rear of the left fork leg it may shed a bit more light on them.

as for being retro there is no clear cut answer to what is and what isn't, plus have you seen my FSR it may be a '98 frame but everything else on it is within the last 10 years :lol: so not really retro.


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Cheers, The wee beastie set me back £227 on Ebay. Has upgraded Shim XT Brakes, LX Rear Mech, the front mech is an STX RC, the brake lever mounting I snapped whilst moving it and retightening it! So cannot ride until I get some new XT levers.

Whats an RST? And what is the best way to sort the fork out? I would be surprised if any one serviced these anymore and if they did, i would prob cost a fortune? Or am I wrong here. As for the Rear Mech, I noticed some Red writing just inside the Frame but cannot read it.


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Khane wrote:
take another pic of the sticker on the rear of the left fork leg it may shed a bit more light on them.

as for being retro there is no clear cut answer to what is and what isn't, plus have you seen my FSR it may be a '98 frame but everything else on it is within the last 10 years :lol: so not really retro.


OK, I had a look at where you were talking about. The white looking sticker at the bottom? There is nothing left on it. I decided to lift the bike up on rear and have a good look around. Just has stickers that were on it when I got it and seems whatever was on that little sticker at the bottom, I didn;'t notice until now :oops:

Your FSR is a great looking bike! I want to keep my frame and some of the bits on there bith upgrade others. This is gonna get expensive isn't it! :lol:


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RST are a budget suspension manufacturer.

as for servicing that all depends what they are/what is in them.
generally speaking old suspension forks aren't that complex to service.

usually a stack of elastomers or a couple of springs inside them.
most need a 21mm socket over the adjusters to get to them.


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warchild wrote:
This is gonna get expensive isn't it! :lol:


short answer ........... yes :lol:

although you'd probably be supprised at how little i spent on the FSR in total.
you really can spend as little or as much as you want/can find the parts for.

that sticker at the bottom of the right leg does remind me of the one i have on my Judy XLs which is just telling you which way adjusts the rebound.

really not sure what those forks are :oops: i'm sure someone on here will be able to verify what they are.


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