Marzocchi All Mountain III 2007 Forks

4/5 (9 Reviews)

Product Description

  • 140mm Travel
  • TST 2 Adjustability
  • Coil w/ Air Assist Spring
  • Alloy FR Steer Tube & Crown
  • 32mm Alloy Stanchions
  • 6" Post Mount

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Reviews 1 - 9 (9 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Joseph Moon a Weekend Warrior from Cerritos, CA, USA

Date Reviewed: April 1, 2008

Strengths:    Very plush, rebound is really nice, TST2 worked well...for a while

Weaknesses:    First of all, my TST2 will lock, but wont unlock, so every time i lock it, i have to take the knob off and re-adjust the position so it will go back to the unlocked position. Moving it around will loosen the whole "adjustment" so every time i lock it again, it will unlock the whole "adjustment" instead of the TST2 feature. Therefore marzocchi should tighten the TST2 further down into the fork. Second of all, my right stanchion leaks a crapload of oil like if it were a manitou stance. oh and MAKE SURE YOU DONT TAKE ALL THE AIR OUT!

Bottom Line:   
DONT TAKE ANY AIR OUT. i left the fork at around 75-100 PSI so there is a more plush feel to it. my leak in the right stanchion was mainly cuz i didnt know what i was thinking and went "freeriding" on an XC hardtail, because it DID say it was a freeride fork. The oil leaks out somehow, and goes onto my brakes which is NOT GOOD! I took all the air out just for fun, and it felt like the whole air chamber on the left leg was a huge vacuum. please dont eff around with your fork. you'll regret it. TST2 feature was a homo to me. rebound is nice. buy this fork for trail riding purposes ONLY. Now i gotta mail this back to jenson to get a warranty claim. I still love marzocchi though.

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Favorite Trail:   fullerton loop

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $207.00

Purchased At:   JensonUSA

Similar Products Used:   Manitou R7, Rock Shox Reba, Marzocchi MZ3, RST Gila

Bike Setup:   2006 Specialized Hardrock, avid juicy 5's, and just a new fork because RST is gay and it blew on me. also cuz im asian and my parents arent really a great support, only towards studying

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Martin a Weekend Warrior from Trois-Rivières, Qc, Canada

Date Reviewed: February 18, 2008

Strengths:    Smooooooooooooth!!!

Weaknesses:    Flexes a lot.

Bottom Line:   
the fact is, this fork works just great! The only issue I fond is with the regular quick release for the wheel. It just doesn't make much sense to me that a singlecrown fork with that much travel has a QR system to hold the wheel, and such a thin arch at the top. If a friend holds my wheel with it's legs and I stir the handlebars, I can actually see the fork and wheel axle twist, so imagine between two boulders what a fun time you'll have. I don't know if it exist with a QR20, but that would be a good thing for all I care. Otherwise it's just a smooth riding fork.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Billy a Weekend Warrior from Athens

Date Reviewed: December 31, 2007

Strengths:    Stiff, compression adjustment works well, simple design, blacked out. I can get about 90-95% of the travel. Climbs well when zeroed down to 30mm of travel.

Weaknesses:    This fork has been on its period for the past month and a half as fluid leaks from the post mount and with the lovely assistance of surface tension, finds its way to my disc brake pads... which sucks. Makes some raunchy noises

Bottom Line:   
I'm no longer a sucker for good deals. I used to stand by Marz forks but now the ice has broken. Mine could have been a fluke but considering Marz's reputation with oil leaks in the past few model years I have lost faith. Fluke or not I just want to ride, so until i replace i will run without a front brake which takes getting used to. Other than the oil leak, it works fine.

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Favorite Trail:   The one that never ends...

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   pricepoint

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi drop off II

Bike Setup:   Superlite 4X build up

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Raul Ocadiz a Cross Country Rider from Mexico, DF, Mexico

Date Reviewed: October 30, 2007

Strengths:    An excelent fork for those who like to ride everywhere.

Weaknesses:    Just the setting up, but when it's ready, the fork is perfect!

Bottom Line:   
Probably it is THE Fork for those who wants to ride on any kind of trails.

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Favorite Trail:   Sierra del ajusco

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $370.00

Purchased At:   Trans Vision bike

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi MX Comp

Bike Setup:   Cannondale Super v 400

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Casey Weber a Downhiller from Los gatos, Ca, USA

Date Reviewed: August 24, 2007

Strengths:    everything

Weaknesses:    just dont let too much air out and youlle be good!

Bottom Line:   
GREAT buy for your money, rebound adjustment ACTUALLY WORKS, I let a bit too much air out and theyre really soft now so I need a shock pump (my fault). other than that its a great buy for your money. I would suggest it to anyone who does some jumps, but mostly drops, fast trails and small jumps/ladders. great for uphill stuff too.

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Favorite Trail:   The downhill trail in my community

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Jenson Usa

Similar Products Used:   marzocchi mz comp

Bike Setup:   iron horse maverick 5.5 w/ marzocchi all mountain 3, hussefelt bars/stem, truvativ cranks, kenda/specialized tires.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Mark a Weekend Warrior from Brooklyn, New York

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2007

Strengths:    Simplicity travel and lightness.

Weaknesses:    Not much maybe need more adjustments.

Bottom Line:   
This fork is awesome if you want more travel for your bike. When I installed the BETD link on my spesh I knew I needed a longer travel fork. It is plush, affordable and simple to set up. I'm very happy with this fork.

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Favorite Trail:   Local street

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $197.00

Purchased At:   jensonusa

Similar Products Used:   Rock Shox 302sl, Rock Shox quadra 21R.

Bike Setup:   2008 Specialized FSR xc, avid bb5, Marzocchi all mountain 3, BETD rear link.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by John C a Weekend Warrior from MA

Date Reviewed: July 28, 2007

Strengths:    The travel!!! 5.5" unbelievable rebound control, air preload limitless, awesome lock out feature to minimize travel to 30mm on tuff climbs

Weaknesses:    None, unless your a cross country pro racer and weight is an issue,it weighs ~5lbs,but then again why buy an all mountain fork if you race cross country

Bottom Line:   
If you need to upgrade or replace your old fork this is the way to go. You can limit your travel based upon the preload air setup so depending on your riding style stiff as hell or all out for downhilling. I do all mountain 3 x per week mostly technical/cross country and down hill on ski mountains at times. This fork handles all effortlessly.

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Favorite Trail:   harold parker technical trails

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $210.00

Purchased At:   Jenson USA

Similar Products Used:   Manitou minute 3, Manitou super x-vert,fox talas air

Bike Setup:   2000 specilaized enduro,hayes hydraulic disc,mountains speed 6" rear travel kit,WTB 2.4 tires

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Edwin Cortázar a Weekend Warrior from Ibagué, Colombia

Date Reviewed: July 18, 2007

Strengths:    Travel, adjustment, is a big deal for weekend trail.

Weaknesses:    absolutelly nothing!!!!!

Bottom Line:   
This fork is an awesome thing, good feel, comfort, adjustability, weight, and the desing!!! Good Job Marzocchi.

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Favorite Trail:   Charco Rico

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Interfusión

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi MZIII/2006; RS pike/2006, Fox Float 2006

Bike Setup:   Frame kikapu 2006, hayes brakes, sun rims, RP3.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by gary hanes a Downhiller from England

Date Reviewed: April 16, 2007

Strengths:    this fork is a fairly lght 1 and they are not to stiff or soft. They soak up the shock very well and dont wiegh to much. They are mostly perfect for drop off and fast paced downhilling. also they are gd on the uphill 2.

Weaknesses:    none so far

Bottom Line:   
very goodfork. good for almost anything. Thet lookgreat and feel great and as thy are an air fork they dont leak oil everywhere.I recomend these to any biker that isn't too serious but likes a good blast of biking.

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Favorite Trail:   kona dark side

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   merlin cycles

Similar Products Used:   marzocchi all mountain 3 06, fox float

Bike Setup:   Marzocchi Z1 sport RV,Orange frame, avid juicey carbon disc brakes

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