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shocks mmmmm good!(2 posts)

shocks mmmmm good!slomo
Aug 22, 2001 9:06 PM
I live and ride singletrack on the west coast (vancouver) Its all mean and gnarly and hard on the old body. Im building up a cyclocross bike starting with a mtn bike frame. Its got a bomber z2 front shock on it now and Im tempted to leave it on. I'll be using the bike for commuting 40mi. return and some singletrack ( I have a full suspension rig for most off road) I dont intend to race it-never heard of cyclocross racing in this neck of the woods.But Im wondering why everone seems to go with a rigid fork. Why not go for comfort?
re: shocks mmmmm good!BigJ
Aug 23, 2001 4:01 AM
Read the recent thread "Why Cyclocross?"

Also rigid forks are a lot lighter than shocks.