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PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 10:49 pm 
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Obviously if a 20" Ti P2 came up, I wouldn't look in the opposite direction if the pricing was right, but other than that I'm very happy with the ride and handling of the Mag21SLs. They work well.

It's correct that Mag20s were a catalogue price option during 92/93, but obviously heavier and lesser spec. The SLs were raced at the top end (see also the metallic green 93' Kona Hot attached featuring custom green painted Mags from a Kona team rider before being split apart and sold)

A Flite is normally mounted along with a Syncros post when the rougher stuff is calling. The Avocet II I have is box fresh and held in reserve for the TI O-Beam when mounted.


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 Post subject: Re: 1992 Kona Hei Hei
PostPosted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:42 pm 
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regan_ev wrote:
Lovely but the forks ruin it for me. A standard Mag20 would suit it better if you really want a RockShox on it. I'd also ditch the hefty Avocet.

Otherwise, a great build. Congrats.


What was the diff. between mag20 and 21? Was it only weight or adjustability? Once you mod the mags for the extended travel it becomes a supple progressive sophisticated fork; otoh the flex never goes away.


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