Manitou Nixon Platinum 2007 Forks

3/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $300.00

Product Description

The SPV (Stable Platform Valve) is a special valve originally designed for rear shocks that helps reduce that up and down "bob" motion. The SPV valve located on top of the right leg (red ano.) gives this fork a snappy feel. Expect XC race like performance, yet long enough travel to hit up slope style stunts. The left leg holds the air spring chamber. Fully tunable, the Nixon Platinum offers external damping adjustments, but doesn't have a lock out or travel adjust ride height. The Nixon forks have: 1 1/8" size steerer tube. They also accept "post mount" style disc brake calipers (74mm) only.

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Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Mr.E.D. a Weekend Warrior from St-Polycarpe by the beach

Date Reviewed: October 15, 2009

Strengths:    I.T. system,easy to service

Weaknesses:    product support suck's up here in Quebec.My fork was defective from day one.Fixed it mysefl(seasonned mechanic)Had to use an O-ring from a Topeak hand pump and teflon tape.The site is useful for servicing the fork.The best oils to use is Fox's float and 7wt oils,nothing else.You have to buy service kits in advance and the lower air shaft or else you need a second fork while waiting for the parts

Bottom Line:   
This fork is what I need and you need to be a good mechanic to keep it going,like any other exoctic high end product.Would buy another one again.Beleave it or not the stanchions have barely faded(still black)in 4 year of use.Then again I don't wait to have problems before servicing it.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   Le Suroit

Similar Products Used:   none yet,meanning the Infinte Travel adjustement is one of a kind

Bike Setup:   Devinci Remix SL3(flashy orange),775 wheels,775 dual controls with calipers,XTR derailleurs,Easton xc lite carbon bars ,easton stem,ruffian grips,775 crank,760 12-34t cassette,Mt King 2.2's(non tubeless)with Goeax liquid,THompson Masterpiece seat post,SElle Italia Slr Carbonio Flow 125g,XTR pedals,Chris King(pink)head set,All this under 27lbs.

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