Manitou Travis Triple Intrinsic 2006 Front Shocks

3.86/5 (7 Reviews)
Weight : 7.3 lbs

Product Description

  • Optimized magnesium Reverse Arch casting
  • Evil Genius seals
  • Open-bath lubrication system
  • Cartridge Intrinsic speed-sensitive damping system
  • Aluminum steerer

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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Michael Coleman a Downhiller from Boulder, CO

Date Reviewed: February 26, 2008

Strengths:    excellent rebound, 28 click preload(as the last reviewer mentioned, never bothered counting before that), LOOOONG travel, A+ damping system,

Weaknesses:    Rebound adjustment not too accessible

Bottom Line:   
excellent fork;
it allows you to carve singletrack, switchbacks and take hard corners without fear of ANY repercussions. Handles drops nicely, more dh than a freeride fork.
i like the hex setup. 5 screws is alot, i know. But, it handles well because of it, and if i'm hitting drops fast, i want security, and the hex setup deffinately offers that.

don't believe the hype. i go out once a week, and have never had a seal blown. Manitou's are solid, especially if you are in a rocky terrain.

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Favorite Trail:   varied....

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   lbs

Similar Products Used:   dorado, boxxer, z1

Bike Setup:   this could take awhile...

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jim Larkin a Downhiller from Flagstaff, AZ U$A

Date Reviewed: January 28, 2008

Strengths:    Long fork, excellent travel, 28 click pre-load, amazing rebound, nice control(20mm thru is the only way to go), aesthetic.

Weaknesses:    rebound adjustment is on the lower leg. i suppose some would complain about weight, but if you're getting a dual crowned fork this should not be too much of a concern for you.

Bottom Line:   
Excellent fork for those of you that bomb down rocky hills. With this fork's rebound taken all the way down, i roll over rocks with out any resistance.

I have to be honest i do not take 10 Ft. drops, or race in competition.

But, if it creates any kind of precedent use the ROAM video as a potential refference. alot of the people riding in it are rocking a Travis.

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Favorite Trail:   Cathedral ROck, Soldiers', Schnebly Hill, there's so many here.

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $240.00

Purchased At:   EBAY(where else?)

Similar Products Used:   varied...

Bike Setup:   Banshee Morphine Frame, Truvativ Stem/Cranks/Seat Post, Easton DH bars, Wellgo Flat Pedals, A-Class Revolt Wheelset, Shimano Shifters/Hydro Brakes, Eight inch rotors, blah, blah...

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:2
Submitted by C W a Downhiller from Spokane Washington

Date Reviewed: August 11, 2007

Strengths:    Price, plush at frist. Thats about it.

Weaknesses:    where do i start its super tall (cause of the clearance for the reverse crown thing) its sticky. ytou have to flip it for at least 5 mins before you ride just to get the oil to lube the fork which is lame. sactions are crap mine are chipping away. and thats not cool

Bottom Line:   
it took a while to break in than it was sweet for like a month or so. than after some races and some pretty good size drops it has got super sticky and the shop has checked it and it has oil and the seals are still good and we have tryed everything trick we have to keep it going but the fork is toast after 6 months and so now im buying a boxxer team for it like i should of in the frist place. i hate travis's

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   local shop

Similar Products Used:   boxxer team, 888,s

Bike Setup:   06 Sunday factory frame, dhx 5.0 shock, 823's, sncyocs bars seat, 2.5 minions

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by owen tulip a Downhiller from n.conway nh usa

Date Reviewed: August 4, 2007

Strengths:    plush

Weaknesses:    dampin ajustments topped put

Bottom Line:   
i got what i payed for

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   older boxxer

Bike Setup:   speclized big hit

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ryan vieldhouse a Downhiller from nj

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2007

Strengths:    it takes everything u throw at it.

Weaknesses:    its kinda soft and has alot of sag.

Bottom Line:   
its an amazing fork for the price u really get what u pay for

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Favorite Trail:   idk

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   boxxer teams, 40's, monster t

Bike Setup:   big hit fsr 2

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by TJ Pope a Downhiller from Palm Desert

Date Reviewed: March 29, 2007

Strengths:    looks awesome, great feel, like the person below said endless travel feel. It also handles really well. Its also well priced but you get world cup performance. just an all around awesome fork.

Weaknesses:    A little bit on the heavy side but thats no biggie

Bottom Line:   
Awesom fork awesome price awesome performance GO BUY ONE!!!! 5 RED HOT CHILIS.

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Favorite Trail:   Bumpand grind, 2n10, log chute, hurkey creek, and a few others

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   manitou sherman breakout, marzzochi jr t, marzzochi dj, manitou minute, marzzochi bomber

Bike Setup:   Diamondback xts moto, manitou travis triple, easton havoc stem, easton flatboy pedals, everything else is stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by BB a Weekend Warrior from Hongkers

Date Reviewed: December 10, 2006

Strengths:    Eeeeendlesssss travel feel; Plush and Simple. No leaks, no stripped threads.Bolt it up and go.

Weaknesses:    Don't like the axle set up much, you're gonna need a tool to set it up securely anyway. Took a while to bed in.

Bottom Line:   
For the money, this is a real world fork without the $$$$ and narrow focus of the Fox 40. Buy it if you want a solid fork with comfort and real world useage.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   HK

Similar Products Used:   Fox 40 on my downhill bike - Fox 40 is better but way more focussed. Boxxer on my trans-downhill bike - Boxxer has more flex.

Bike Setup:   Intense Uzzi VPX. Fox coiled rear. Saint brakes etc

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