This. Also, who cares about the Lifetime Warranty being effective only once? Are they supposed to supply you with forks for the rest of your life because you paid $140 for their forks and not somebody else's? Besides, im sure if your warrantied pair DID have a factory defect, they would replace them regardless. I highly doubt more than 5% of people on this forum board even ride hard enough to break those forks within 3 years of buying them, so even the one-time warranty is convenient enough. Besides, how many other companies offer warranty on warranty on warranty on warranty? Few, if any. If you dont like it, dont buy it.
Sunday & Odyssey do. I haven't paid for a pair of forks in almost 6 years because of warranty. Cracked the first pair after about 8 months, second pair lasted me a little over 3 years before every weld had cracks along them. 3rd pair from warranty are still going strong for the last year & a half.
Forks are pretty expensive so if you can save the money by warrantying them, it'll pay off. If mine had absolutely no warranty, and I replaced them, that's in the $400 region dished out for all 3 forks that could be spent on bills, food, other parts, and whatever else one may need.
Granted yes, some people won't need to have warranty after warranty, but for those who might need that, it gives peace of mind. Like for me. Plus to me it seems that means they really stand behind their product.