I am looking for a NOS suspension fork for my 1996 Marin Eldridge Grade bike, The brakes are cantilever brakes. The suspension travel is an 80mm fork for this bike.
I read where someone suggested a 1997 Manitou Pro-C fork. Has anyone iinstalled a suspension for on their Eldgride and what fork did you use? The Headset is 1 1/8" threadless Dia-Tech alloy.
For an answer, the fork you have suggested is long OOP, just get a 80-100mm travel current fork, you will probably need discs, unless you can find a fork with rim brake mounts, if you go for rim brakes, ditch the Marin brakes they were useless in '96, as mechBgon any Shimano v-type brake will do.