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Old 09-18-06, 10:55 PM   #1
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Schwalbe Big Apple Front Fork

Anyone know where I can get a black front fork for a normal mountain bike that can fit a 26" x 2.3" Schwalbe Big Apple Tire, or recommendations for one? Thanks.


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Does anyone else use these tires for their bike?
If so, what size are they? Thanks.
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Surly Instigator and Surly 1 x 1 forks both fit a 2.7" tire. Those are the only ones I know off hand.
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Only 2.3" wide-almost any fork should fit?

I just measured my Schwalbe 2.3 Super Moto (same tire-more or less-as your Big Apple).It is just 2.3" wide no surprise. Most forks will accomodate a 2.3" wide tire, especially one with no knobs. My Manitou Black Elite forks have about 2.6-2.7" of room.
What fork are you using that won't take a 2.3" tire? Is the fork brace being rubbed by the tire? If so take a grinder to it.
Luck,Charlie
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i am getting a cadenza from dahon, so it won't be able to take a 2.3" tire in the front, at least not likely


i would like to add a 2.3" wide to the back as well, not sure if it is true that most bikes can commonly accomodate a tire that wide

it is supposed to be the same frame as the dahon jack
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do you know if these have been adjusted to compensate for suspension forks being switched out?

my current bike will have just a regular rigid that I want to switch out...

it currently is holding a 1.5" thick tire...
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