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hey everybody, i would appreciate your input on this one.

Would taking a bike with 4 inches of travel as stock, would it be a bad idea to upgrade to a fork with 7 or 8 inches of travel?:confused:
 

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niktrix said:
hey everybody, i would appreciate your input on this one.

Would taking a bike with 4 inches of travel as stock, would it be a bad idea to upgrade to a fork with 7 or 8 inches of travel?:confused:
quite simply, yes.
the frame isn't designed to handle the kind of forces that much more suspension will generate.
it will change the handling significantly.
 

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why would you want to do this?
 

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I don't think changing the travel an inch would have any effect, but to go from 4inches to 7 or 8 is really bad...you wud have to change ur bike a lot.
 
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