i guess i thought it was kind of a good idea but probably misled myself with the idea that bigger will be better. however, even kevin at Transition told me a year ago that other fork manufacturers would be making 1.5" forks. it doesn't appear that materialized.
they had a very nice website and everything:
now it goes to some lame site? i guess it no longer exists.
the ISCG-05 standard reminded of the website and then i was surprised to see it gone.
in other news, not that any of you are Soma fans, but i just noticed that Soma started making some lugged frames. they are obviously budget lugged, but still looked cool. maybe they will make a lugged mtb frame: