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Old 01-18-04, 05:23 PM   #1
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Rock Shox Replacement

I had my bike stolen and was given a very nice Balance Mountain Bike. However, the front fork bottoms out as soon as I get on it. I wrote to the manufacturer and was told parts are no longer available. I would like to replace the fork with either another shock fork or just a fixed static one. Anyone have suggestions as to what to get. I will ride mostly for the commute in the Portland area and not much if any off roading.

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Old 01-18-04, 05:41 PM   #2
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If you're just commuting onpathways and streets, a ridgid fork would probably do fine.
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Old 01-18-04, 06:45 PM   #3
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Yeah I second that. The price of forks seem excessive for roads/gentle offroad.

Go for rigid fork and save some $
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fork replacement

Can you guys recommend a rigid replacement fork for the Rock Shox? What is on here now is the Quadra 21R.

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Old 01-19-04, 01:58 AM   #5
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You do not have to go rockshox that is just a brand, the steering tube would make the only difference on fork you select. I'm assuming it is 1 1/8" inch.

Webcyclery carries quite a few that would fit your needs.
http://www.webcyclery.com/.docs/m/10...ct_search.html
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the steering tube would make the only difference on fork you select. I'm assuming it is 1 1/8" inch.

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http://www.webcyclery.com/.docs/m/10...ct_search.html
Should also be suspension corrected.
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