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Based on your comment, I think I may have misunderstood your original question. Most bike shops I know seem to be "licensed resellers" for just a couple of brands. My local shop, for example, stocks only Bianchi and Specialized. If I want to buy a Trek I need to go someplace else. A lot of web sites in the cycling business (certainly in the UK) are ...
The 2007 Giant Anthem Advanced had a 80mm fork. To maintain the geometry and handling of the bike you should select a similar travel fork. Other things specifications are: 26" wheel size 1 1/8" straight steerer
The first thing to note is that the frame has to fit you. Also, the frame and rear suspension should be known to be in good condition before you buy the frame as well - this is especially important for carbon due to its failure modes. If you don't have experience with this [and it sounds like you don't, given Fox pretty much makes shocks for everybody], you ...
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