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Old 09-28-12, 07:09 PM   #1
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mosso?

Is Mosso a good brand name? I want to buy a new fork for my bike I like the mosso forks. One like

this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/260764590229...84.m1438.l2649

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Old 09-28-12, 09:51 PM   #2
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The name doesn't mean anything here. This seems to be a generic made-in-China aluminum fork. The same factory makes the same fork under private label for a number of bike companies, or maybe to be sold as loose forks.

About the only way you can make a judgement about quality is to look around for bikes using the same fork (though it may be decaled differently).

One thing to consider, and consider this a personal bias, not a proven fact. I'm not a fan of aluminum steerer tubes. I know some companies use them, but I prefer the don't-think-about-it proven reliability of steel steerers. This goes double if you plan to use disc brakes which tend to create more fork stress than cantis.
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Old 09-29-12, 04:03 PM   #4
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Thanks guys. That's why I asked before I bought guess I will do some more hunting around for a better fork.
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I think I would buy a fork from nashbar before that one. However maybe you can make a pacakge deal for the forka nd a Digital Quran!!

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Digital-Isla...item3cbaaf64e2
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Mosso sounds like massi
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Sounds like it. Isn't
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Is Mosso a good brand name? I want to buy a new fork for my bike I like the mosso forks. One like

this:http://www.ebay.com/itm/260764590229...84.m1438.l2649

Yep, they're ok. I got one and it's fine; seems to be strong. I did notice that one of the canti mounts is about a millimeter higher than the other one though.
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