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    Subjectively Insane MilitantPotato's Avatar
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    Wife want's a rigid fork, I'm finding none.

    Chain store schwinn, SX-2000 WSD bike. The suspension fork is a joke. She wants a rigid fork. Steel or alum works, but we're looking to spend ~$50.

    With her off the bike, the length from axle center to the crown is 457mm (18in) seated. Putting all of her 110lbs on the handlebar it goes down to ~430mm (17in.)

    After a few hours online, I've only found forks under $100 410mm and under, what am I missing?
    26" wheels, V bakes, un-threaded.
    The fork is branded a SR Suntour.

    Oh, she wants chrome colored, but would settle on a black fork, the frame is purpleish. Ah wait, she said lilac, meh.

    I'm in the USA, not opposed to ordering online.

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    Te mortuo heres tibi sim? scrublover's Avatar
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    http://www.universalcycles.com/shopp...hp?category=85

    Knock yourself out.

    Otherwise, get to whatever local shops you have and see what they have. Most shops ought to have a few rigid forks kicking around for you to possibly pick up cheaply.
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    Subjectively Insane MilitantPotato's Avatar
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    Thanks for the site, she shook her head at the cost of a fork in the length she'd need. No-go on instore stock for a fork near me, I'll hassle them to call around.

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    Te mortuo heres tibi sim? scrublover's Avatar
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    Check the Surly Instigator fork.

    Tell her it's her comfort on the bike. Is that not worth spending a couple bucks for, than to rather continue riding a crappy fork???

    Unless she's willing to spend a bit more, unless you get lucky with something from a local shop, you're likely SOL. Check e-bay for someone selling something in the right length as well.
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    Te mortuo heres tibi sim? scrublover's Avatar
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    I believe the clouds in my coffee more than the weatherman on t.v.

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    go to your lbs, they will be able to get you such a fork no problem.
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