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Old 10-15-07, 08:47 PM   #1
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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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Old 10-16-07, 01:33 AM   #2
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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

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Old 10-16-07, 02:08 AM   #3
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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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Old 10-16-07, 06:44 AM   #5
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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.

Good Luck
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