Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - Leader Forks: I802 or I806TR
Bikeforums.net is a forum about nothing but bikes. Our community can help you find information about hard-to-find and localized information like bicycle tours, specialties like where in your area to have your recumbent bike serviced, or what are the best bicycle tires and seats for the activities you use your bike for.
03-16-09, 07:59 PM
Been looking at the Leader forks either I802 or I806TR. Whats the main difference in these besides angle? I am looking for one that can withstand some abuse from the streets like riding through cobblestone and lumpy ends; not necessarily tricks. Also post pics of your bike with either forks please.
03-16-09, 08:29 PM
I have the I806TT, it's pretty awesome. Cheaper carbon forks usually have aluminum or chromoly steerer tubes, which add a ton of weight.
Moar pics if you click my sig.
03-16-09, 10:38 PM
i have the tt... does fine... i ride 20+ miles a day.
got the fork off of ebay for 60 bucks... best thing i bought all year.
03-17-09, 06:50 PM
i would like to know the same thing but i am just wanting to know about if i will get pedal tire rub if so on what one?
03-25-09, 09:21 PM
OK, I have the I802 for sitting here right now. Just wondering what people use to cut their steerer tubes with? LBS recommended not to use a hacksaw to cut and to use a diamond bladed cutter to cut with.
03-25-09, 09:22 PM
Hacksaw is fine
03-25-09, 09:30 PM
Ah, as I suspected its fine since I do have some experience with fiberglass/epoxy work. LBS mech is just trying to make some more money off me I guess. Just wanted to see what others use.
03-26-09, 10:26 PM
Spend $10 at Home Depot and get a cheapo pipe cutter. It'll make a cleaner and straighter cut than the hacksaw!
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.1.12 Copyright © 2013 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.