Magura Durin 2008 Forks

3.67/5 (6 Reviews)
Weight : 1450 grams

Product Description

  • Damping system: Albert Select intelligent oil damping
  • Spring: Air
  • Travel: 100mm, 80mm
  • Lockout: DLO

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Lodbrog a Cross Country Rider from Croatia

Date Reviewed: December 29, 2009

Strengths:    Weight

Weaknesses:    Oil leak from the start, stiff with various air/rebound setting, you can't get it to work smooth, no remote lock out. Problem came in the first week of riding, it just became hard, with not much flow. When I send it for repair it came back with no improvement.

Bottom Line:   
I highly "DO NOT" recommend this fork to anyone, Fox F100RL
might be a bit heavier but it works perfectly.

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Favorite Trail:   Medvedja Vrata-Crni Lug

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Got it with my Ghost

Similar Products Used:   Fox F100RL

Bike Setup:   Full XTR, Ritchey WCS, Mavic crossmax SLR

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by los36 a Cross Country Rider from Dallas, TX, US

Date Reviewed: June 1, 2009

Strengths:    Very light, very stiff, very plush ... when working correctly.

Weaknesses:    Seals "dry out" easily.

Bottom Line:   
I was stoked when I first got this fork. Every review I had read of this fork had been very positive. It is a very expensive fork, but I like having something a little different. In retrospect, I should have saved my money and just gotten a SID. Or just stayed with my Reba.
The first ride on this fork was awesome. Very responsive to trail chatter, yet very little brake dive and didn't blow through its stroke on medium hits.
The second ride began the same way, but within a few miles, it started feeling like something was loose in my front end. It felt and sounded litle something was rattling. I stopped and inspected the QR, brake caliper, headset, stem and bars. Everything was tight but the issue persisted. The next time I stopped, I noticed that as I compressed the fork, it wasn't as fluid as it had been. In fact, it wasn't fluid at all. It was like the travel was indexed ... in both directions.
When I got home, I went to the site that I should have started my research at: . There are a handful threads inquiring about the same issue.
My LBS was instructed by Magura USA to hang the bike upside-down to get the seals moistened. To me, this is not an acceptable explanation. I did try it, though. It did improve on the sticky sensation, but the fork has not gotten back to the fluid feel it had when it was new. It's back at the shop and the Reba is back on. I will update if this issue is resolved.
If I had to base my ratings on my first ride, it would have been 4 for value (due to price) and 5 (for smooth action and flex-free design) for overall.

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Favorite Trail:   Ouachita, AR

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   RBM

Similar Products Used:   Rock Shox Reba, Fox F100 RL

Bike Setup:   Turner Flux, XTR, carbon, ect.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pedro Dias a Weekend Warrior from Lisboa, Portugal

Date Reviewed: April 11, 2008

Strengths:    Leve,excelente relação rigidez/peso,funcionamento muito linear e firme,razoável sensibilidade inicial,fácil de regular

Weaknesses:    Na suspensão, nada a referir. No comando do bloqueio de guiador,recomendo algum cuidado no aperto do parafuso.

Bottom Line:   
Muito linear e sensivel ao longo de todo o curso,rigidez muito apreciável permitindo uma condução muito precisa. Peso impressionante(1448gr na versão de 100mm de curso e com 205mm de coluna de direcção,acrescido de 50gr -cabos e bichas incluidos- do manípulo de guiador do bloqueio -opcional).Já tive RS Reba team e Sid team, Fox X e RL,Skareb super,Marzo marathon, Magura O24U,além de outras suspensões de referencia que tive oportunidade de experimentar e esta é de facto sensacional em precisão de condução,linearidade de funcionamento e muito facil de afinar. Preço muito concorrencial face ao desempenho (830€).

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Favorite Trail:   Xcountry, enduro

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   BTTerra

Similar Products Used:   Marzochi marathon 02(excelente suspensão quando bem regulada e bem seleccionados os óleos de compressão e recuperação

Bike Setup:   KTM HT light carbon,full Xtr,race face,rodas Chris king/No Tubes olimpic disc

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by vark a Cross Country Rider from south africa

Date Reviewed: February 26, 2008

Strengths:    Fantastic stiffness and plushness

Weaknesses:    none. well actually I had hoped that I wouldn't have to mount the remote lockout lever...

Bottom Line:   
Fantastic product, easy to set up, very plush, tracks well and the lockout is superb

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   chain reaction

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi Marathon race, Manitou mars Super

Bike Setup:   Airborne lancaster

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Hiroki Tanaka a Cross Country Rider from Japan

Date Reviewed: February 13, 2008

Strengths:    Ultra-smooth and stiff. Lightness and great feel. Just reliable. Simple setting.

Weaknesses:    None so far. expensive but reasonable.

Bottom Line:   
Great Fork for XC.
Just simple but very reliable.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Similar Products Used:   Fox F100

Bike Setup:   Curtis XC sprint. magura marta SL, and XTRs.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ryan a Racer from Flagstaff AZ, USA

Date Reviewed: December 12, 2007

Strengths:    Super Plush feel and low weight

Weaknesses:    None noticed

Bottom Line:   
Great fork for XC racers and riders. I have seen other Magura Forks that would work great for trail and all mountain riding.

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   Fox F100

Bike Setup:   Bionicon Frequency with XTR Crnaks, Sram, and Dt Swiss

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