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    Kona Hoss- rigid fork ?

    What would be a good rigid fork to use on a Kona Hoss ?

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    Surly
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    Specifically the Surly Instigator fork.
    commuter turned bike mechanic turned commuter (also a Velocity USA employee, but this is my personal account)

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    can i buy/have your suspension fork, when you change to rigid ;-)
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    just to make this clear im not kidding - i really would like some beefy forks form my blast
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    If you didn't fall, you wern't going FAST enough!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by gingerbread
    ????
    You could do better than the stock fork on the Hoss. The big deal is that it's got a heavier spring in it. If you're not 200+ it will ride like ****

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    Surly Instigator fork or Nashbar.com has a nice black rigid fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlh122
    Surly Instigator fork or Nashbar.com has a nice black rigid fork.
    Nashbar? Nice? Stick with the Instigator
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    Photos of Kona Hoss w/ Surly Instigator Fork

    As the previous participants have suggested, I put a Surly Instigator Fork on my Kona Hoss (along with several other modifications / upgrades) and it's great. Below are several photos. The bike's much more responsive and handles better now than with the stock Marzocchi Dirt Jumper 2 (on the 2008 Kona Hoss).

    The only issue I had was when I tried using my Hadley front hub with thru-axle (9mm diameter I believe) and it didn't quite seat properly. A bike buddy used a machine too to extend the threads and now it fits fine.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seely View Post
    specifically the surly instigator fork.
    +100

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