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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 11-27-09, 07:42 PM   #1
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All spring no air forks....

I am looking for someone to point me in the right direction for a decent no air fork for my big ass to ride on?? Oh and can run rim brakes...

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Old 11-28-09, 10:41 AM   #2
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Is there a particular reason you want to find a fork without an air spring? Coil spring forks are getting more and more difficult to find. Plus, most manufacturers only offer 3-4 different spring rates which can make it difficult to find something that will work for a Clyde.

Looks like the RockShox Dart forks offer both coil springs and rim brake support. There are several other RockShox forks that feature coil springs, but most require disc brakes.
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