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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:27 pm 
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RF Ti BB and RF HS installed. loosely fit the RF Turbines on to have a look at them on the frameset. also the grey Syncros stem, black Hardcore bar, and the Amp F3XC forks.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 7:29 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 8:12 pm 
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Like it a lot. Not so sure about the amp forks though.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:15 pm 
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i'd like to use the Amp as it's my favourite light weight fork, but yeah unfortunately i have to agree.

so with that, two other options. first a Manitou Comp with grey lowers. Colour is alright but the fork style isn't doing it for me on this frame. :?


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 13, 2013 9:18 pm 
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next option… Marzocchi XC 600. and i think we have a winner. it's leaking like a mofo, so good think i picked up a rebuild kit some time ago. just never got around to doing.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 9:19 am 
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Out of those 3, I would go with the AMP :) Then the Manitou. I never really fancied Marzocchi forks. And I also have one of those Manitou Comp forks. They're not very sophisticated, but do the job. Maybe I'll put them on my '96 Blizzard some day.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 1:55 pm 
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I'd go with the Zoke first. RM's and zokes are like peanut butter and jelly.


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 2:31 pm 
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i'd agree that after a proper roll-ahead rigid fork, the zokes look the biz on the Thunderbolt. in my particular case the colour of the XC 600 is spot on with the rest of the build. i found this pic on MTBR a while back while aspiring to own a Thunderbolt one day. sexy to say the least, but i'd have forgone the huge saddle pack and water bottles. :lol:


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 14, 2013 4:18 pm 
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I would also vote for the Marz, visually they are a nice match!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 9:34 pm 
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zonoskar wrote:
Like it a lot. Not so sure about the amp forks though.


I am. I love it and the bike thus far!


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