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Does anyone on the board have a GT Peace 9er with a 100mm fork?

I am interested im a brand new Dart 3 for around $150. Seem like a good upgrade? Or should I get a used reba for $200?

Does anyone sell the Dart 3 retail?
 

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Dart 3 29er is not sold retail

...but thats not a bad thing since you are better off with pretty much any other 29er suspension fork you can find. A good condition used Reba can be had at a good price and is actually worth your money. Tora are also good, just heavier than the Reba

Also I don't believe the Peace is suspension corrected, which means that you wouldn't want to use anything longer than an 80mm fork
 

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I have Peace 9r and have been running it with a 100mm White Brothers Magic fork for a couple of years. It has been fine for me. The Peace is corrected for 80mm, but with the sag set on the 100mm, it handles fine. My frame is a medium size. I wouldn't do it with a small frame though.
 

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boomn said:
Dart 3 29er is not sold retail...
It's listed on Sram's site. http://www.sram.com/en/rockshox/

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Dart3

Travel 80/100/120mm or 80/100 (29")
Travel Adjust N/A
Weight* 2223g (4.90lbs) / 2263 g (4.99 lb) (29")
Spring Coil
Spring Adjust Preload
Damping TurnKey lockout
Damping Adjust External rebound and TurnKey lockout
Lowers Magnesium, post disc mount
Lowers Options Disc specific, Boss or disc specific
Crown Forged, 6061 T-6 aluminum 46mm offset / Forged, 6061 T-6 aluminum (29")
Steerer Tube STKM steel 1 1/8
Upper Tubes 28mm, 4130 steel, chrome
Standard Colors Black, Diffusion Black, Diffusion Silver
Options Aluminum steerer, remote. Optional spring rates: Light, Firm, Extra Firm / XL STKM steel steerer (29")
Suggested Rear Shox Bar
Upgrade Over Dart 2: TurnKey lockout, external rebound
Max. Recommended Rotor Size 160mm
Notes *Weight based on full length standard steerer / Weight based on 265mm standard steel steerer, 46mm offset (29")
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boomn said:
...but thats not a bad thing since you are better off with pretty much any other 29er suspension fork you can find. A good condition used Reba can be had at a good price and is actually worth your money. Tora are also good, just heavier than the Reba...
X2 and Dart only takes max 6" (160mm) brake rotor. :mad: ...and better than some, but not a cushy riding fork....

BOAB said:
I believe the Peace frame is set for an 80mm fork.
Correct.
 

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Yeah, 08 Rebas can be had really cheap right now. The difference is huge in every way (for the better), and that's not often something we can readily admit when it comes to upgrading components on a bike.
 

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Dart3

Travel 80/100/120mm or 80/100 (29")
Travel Adjust N/A
Weight* 2223g (4.90lbs) / 2263 g (4.99 lb) (29")
Spring Coil
Spring Adjust Preload
Damping TurnKey lockout
Damping Adjust External rebound and TurnKey lockout
Lowers Magnesium, post disc mount
Lowers Options Disc specific, Boss or disc specific
Crown Forged, 6061 T-6 aluminum 46mm offset / Forged, 6061 T-6 aluminum (29")
Steerer Tube STKM steel 1 1/8
Upper Tubes 28mm, 4130 steel, chrome
Standard Colors Black, Diffusion Black, Diffusion Silver
Options Aluminum steerer, remote. Optional spring rates: Light, Firm, Extra Firm / XL STKM steel steerer (29")
Suggested Rear Shox Bar
Upgrade Over Dart 2: TurnKey lockout, external rebound
Max. Recommended Rotor Size 160mm
Notes *Weight based on full length standard steerer / Weight based on 265mm standard steel steerer, 46mm offset (29")
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Stop! You had me at 4.99 lb.

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BruceBrown said:
Stop! You had me at 4.99 lb.

BB
Thats how much my Tora 29er weighs as well, but I still think it is a great fork and you will find many others here that share this opinion.

The weight isn't a huge problem... just the fact that its a Dart
 
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