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Old 10-16-05, 11:38 PM   #1
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looking for a specific 80mm fork.

so, i'm looking for a neon yellow 80mm travel fork for my new (to me) bike.

i've got a manitou skareb elite on there now, and i haven't taken it out for a real ride yet, but...it's black. and i really want neon yellow, because i feel like that would really tie the bike together. the frame is sort of electric blue, my brakes are the neon orange magura Johhny's, and i have anodized blue CK hubs and salsa skewers.

also, if anyone has a line on the old raceface carbon/aluminum cranks that were black and neon green, or even better, the carbon/neon orange ones, that'd be great!

if anyone thinks i'm joking, my dream bike is a steel hardtail with every part possible anodized purple. i LOVE obnoxious bikes.
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You could take your fork apart and have the lowers powdercoated whatever colour you want.
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The new Reba is available in neon-ish yellow, with 85mm of travel I beleive.
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You could take your fork apart and have the lowers powdercoated whatever colour you want.
i've thought about that, and i'd do it if this particular fork wasn't a tremendous pain and a huge mess to rebuild (the semi-oil bath damper is just nasty, and i'd prefer not to deal with it). and powdercoating is pretty expensive. if i decide to change the color, i'll probably just rattle can it myself (after it's disassembled, of course). That way, i can change the oil to 10wt at the same time to slow it down a bit.
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