Gone, but not forgotten
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Newtonville, Massachusetts
Bikes: See: http://sheldonbrown.org/bicycles
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Originally Posted by robtown
It seems obvious at first. When I looked closely the bends are entirely symmetrical and there are no kinks, rust or creases. I've put my full 200 lbs on the front bars without any give. If it is bent I'll have to part out the bike.
Yes, it's wrecked, probably by a bad landing from a jump.
However, BMX forks are readily available from various sources, and they're fairly generic.
Sheldon "Ooof!" Brown
Edit: On looking closer at the photo, it doesn't look like jump damage. This bike was probably in a head on crash, which bent the fork back
severely. Then somebody turned the fork around backwards to make it rideable after a fashion.