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    Rigid fork for 05 Trek 820

    I have a worn out and heavy suspension fork that I would like to change to a rigid fork. I am not sure where to locate a fork for my bike or if most forks are universal (threaded works with all threaded, and threadless works with all threadless) Any help would be great, I am primarily using this bike on the road and would like to lighten up the front end quite a bit. Thanks in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by jkbenn02 View Post
    I have a worn out and heavy suspension fork that I would like to change to a rigid fork. I am not sure where to locate a fork for my bike or if most forks are universal (threaded works with all threaded, and threadless works with all threadless) Any help would be great, I am primarily using this bike on the road and would like to lighten up the front end quite a bit. Thanks in advance
    if you are serious about that this is what i use on my litespeed.............

    http://www.winwoodbike.com/purist.html

    ed rader

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    You will have to buy a fork that is designed to replace a suspension fork that way the length will be correct etc.

    My wife traded her suspension fork on her mountain bike for one made by surley. I forgot how much it was but its much better now for commuting and we were able to put good fenders on it.

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    Here it is.

    68 bucks and it looks great.

    http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...+1X1+Fork.aspx

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    +1 on the Surley fork!

    You might also want to look at a Carbon fork too. I am using one that I got from Nashbar.
    http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...%20ATB%20Forks

    I have this on one of the Nashbar ATB frames and it's served me well this summer since I built the bike. Just remember, when you replace a fork to measure twice, have someone else check it before you make your final cut.

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