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The lowers decided to separate from the stanchions resulting in a wicked crash on a fast rocky trail. The fork has only about 10 rides on it with no hard hits on it or abuse. I am very lucky I am not seriously hurt, just really beat up. Scary! I was just bombing down the trail and all of sudden I was on the ground, tumbling down the trail. That's the last thing I expected was my fork to fail on me like that. Unbelievable!!
 

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wow man that is really sh*tty man! you are very lucky to not be hurt too bad!! you going to get a warrenty and use it or sell it for another fork?
 

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HollyCrap................:eekster: :eekster: ,glad you walkway from that!
The worst kind of crash are the ones you don't expected ! Damn!!!!!!
 

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The ones you don't see coming suck the worst.

Or the ones where as soon as you take off, you know you're ****ed.
 

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Wow, glad no serious injuries. Hope it is just a one off and not a serious design flaw with the fork.

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The lowers decided to separate from the stanchions resulting in a wicked crash on a fast rocky trail. The fork has only about 10 rides on it with no hard hits on it or abuse. I am very lucky I am not seriously hurt, just really beat up. Scary! I was just bombing down the trail and all of sudden I was on the ground, tumbling down the trail. That's the last thing I expected was my fork to fail on me like that. Unbelievable!!
 

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Right. One Boxxer fails, guess that means the whole batch must be junk! Some of you just don't think.

Looks like he got a **** fork. ONe, out of thousands. Oooh. Wanna know how many 888s have failed? How many Manitous, or Foxes? Everything breaks, and sometimes you just get a **** fork. I have no doubt RockShox will take care of you, and you'll get a proper fork back.

Some of you need to think before you post.
 

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its all personal preferance though...
You are exactly right. I honestly felt like the one i was riding felt like pure $hit. I did a solid 4000 vertical feet on it. I'm prety sure it was set up right. It could have been a little off though.
My hommie has been through 2 of them. He loved his first one, but said the second one felt nothing like the first.
 

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dropmachine.com said:
Right. One Boxxer fails, guess that means the whole batch must be junk! Some of you just don't think.
Agreed.

RS has done great things since SRAM bought them - they are putting out some serious quality stuff, and just a year ago I was swearing I'd never ride another one of their products. Everthing breaks, look at the early 40s, this doesn't mean sh*t about the company as a whole.
 
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