Manitou Gold Label Jump Series I 2006 Front Shocks

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Damping: Fluid Flow
  • Casting: Magnesium RA
  • Travel: 80mm or 100mm
  • Stanchions: 32mm Aluminum
  • Steerer: 1 1/8" Steel
  • Lubrication: Semi Bath with Evil Genius Seals

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ethan a Weekend Warrior from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

Strengths:    light, stiff, looks good, 80mm, good price

Weaknesses:    rebound could work better, started leaking oil after 2 months got really soft

Bottom Line:   
when I first purchased these they were great nice and stiff and they were great for the first 2 months. During a ride in the 2nd month i heard a popping noise and oil slowly started leaking out of the rebound knob. This happend at the ed of the season. I started riding again in april this year and it was still leaking oil. The fork was getting to be more sticky and wasn't as stiff any more, It now only goes down 20mm and then it just stops and it won't move. This was probably avoidable if i just took it into a shop to get it looked at by i just never did as it stopped leaking for a while. Over all it is a good fork but just take care of it and you will be fine.

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Favorite Trail:   the don

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $325.00

Purchased At:   cycle motive

Similar Products Used:   06 marzocchi dirt jam, argyle 318, gold label 2's

Bike Setup:   gaint stp ss
gold label 1
juicy 7
hussefelt cranks
mavic 721 and atomlab p1mp

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by milan a Weekend Warrior from UK

Date Reviewed: March 2, 2007

Strengths:    lightweight (for jump forks)
cheap (£190 payed)
reliable (so far anyway)
perfect feeling to them (x firm springs as standard)
perfect travel (80mm)
look good (all black)
relatively simple (coil and oil with rebound adjustment, nothing else to worry about)
2 yr warrenty in europe

Weaknesses:    crown could be thicker, not as thick as on the shermans i had before (snapped at the leg)

Bottom Line:   
brillant fork for dirt jump and street and skatepark, would be good for 4x to as pretty light
havent had them that long, but these are my fav jump forks.
not too bothered if they break cause of the warrenty
bottom word; excelent!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $380.00

Similar Products Used:   sherman frieflies, fox vanilla, psylos, z1's, dj3 etc

Bike Setup:   24' wheels
rear v brake
profile 3 piece cranks
hope hubs
pro taper bars etc

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Erik Lavergren a Weekend Warrior from b.c. canada

Date Reviewed: September 13, 2006

Strengths:    stong fork, looks cool, stiff which is good, has rebound adjustment

Weaknesses:    only available in 80 or 100mm travel

Bottom Line:   
these forks r very good. i have a 4 8" drop and the gap is 7 feet and they held up to it. there r stiff as hell but there startin to get squshie. they have rebound adjustment. So far these forks have treated me nice. i hope they dont explod like my other fork did

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $250.00

Bike Setup:   nice

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