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Marzocchi 4X and Dirt Jump forks updated

For 2010 Marzocchi has updated its Dirt Jump forks range. The biggest change is an inverted crown which has brought the weight down by 15% and increased strength by 30%.

Internally there are significant changes, with higher quality two-piece bushings with vertical slots allowing for better oil penetration. The bushings are also paired to the stanchions and lower legs to ensure tighter tolerances and smother running.

Outside a new lower casting has been made with a new lattice-reinforced brake arch to improve tracking and a traditional 20mm bolt through axle is used on the 4X and DJ1 models

The Dirt Jump 1 and 2 forks utilise the updated Open Bath RV damper that features externally adjustable rebound damping. The Dirt Jump 1 and 2 models feature a coil spring and a low pressure pre-load system. Weighing 2240g for an open bath, coil sprung fork the DJ1 weighs 355g less than the 2009 DJ1 while increasing strength by 30%.

Developed by Brian Lopes and Cedric Gracia, the new Four Cross uses the RC3 cartridge has been tweaked to perfection at the most demanding races. The Italian manufactured cartridge gives a wide and usable range of rebound and both high and low speed compression adjustment. The High and low compression is adjusted from just one dial.

Weighing in at 2340g for an open bath, air sprung fork the Four Cross weighs in at 46g less than the 2009 4X WC while increasing strength by 30%.

Four Cross £499.95
Dirt Jump 1 £399.95
Dirt Jump 2 (QR only) £259.95
Dirt Jump 3 (QR only) £189.95

Available September 2009. Find out more at or from UK importers Windwave


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