Giant trance - model year help / upgrading shocks

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elredso
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Giant trance - model year help / upgrading shocks

Postby elredso » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:29 pm

hi guys,

can anyone help me out with the model year for the misses bike ? have googled, but cant seem to find it from the paint scheme.

we got it off of ebay - so not 100% on the year, piccy below:

http://img823.imageshack.us/img823/7306/jubike.jpg

I am thinking about upgrading the front end for her, as we are off to the alps in july, and i think the duke on it only has 110mm travel - was wondering how high i could push it, without knackering the geometry

or maybe a u turn fork would be a better option ?

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Re: Giant trance - model year help / upgrading shocks

Postby elredso » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:48 pm

got it now, is 2005

but other q remains

can i push the 100mm to 130 mm without ruining the handling ?

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Re: Giant trance - model year help / upgrading shocks

Postby 97th choice » Mon Jan 07, 2013 13:28 pm

http://www.bikepedia.com/QuickBike/Bike ... OrM35gYbxA

I would go 120mm Max. The top of the range model only seems to be running 100mm.
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Re: Giant trance - model year help / upgrading shocks

Postby Myster101 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 23:22 pm

Always thought you were OK 20mm each way........but could be wrong :?
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