Originally Posted by Prutser
Because the 20 year old design still works fine and has less friction than most modern USD forks.
The top of the fork is thinner than an usd so you could keep more steering angle before you hit the fuel tank.
They can be altered internally for length or travel too, just like the MX USD forks.
BECAUSE A LOT OF PEOPLE THINK THEY ARE WORSE THAN THE USD THEY ARE CHEAP
....and maintain the traditional look that some of us love