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    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
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    The beginning....

    Of my junk bike.


    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    That's a cool lookin fork! Are those parts of grips on the upper stanchions?
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    Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?

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    They're there so the stanchions don't mess up the frame.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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    ...I remember that fork. Can't wait to see the big picture.

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    Og!
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    It's going to be a really slow build though I have 90% of the parts for it.
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    Ah, the X-Vert R . . . very first fork of my dual-crown dreams. I ended up with a Judy XLC; which turned out to be a decent fork. It will be part of my ski-bike.

    A 4" DC is a nice start to any project .

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    I somehow have in my possession a A 2002 Giant Warp DS1 frame that I used to use for when my main bike was down or as a pit bike. For some reason I never got rid of the frame. My goal is to have a bike crappier that Ed's Crapper.
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    Well now it's on!
    (...looks around for mallet...beats crap out of crapper...)

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    After you blow that fork up (1st ride), let me know. I have a bunch of spare elastomers and bushings lying around somewhere.

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    I guess if the object is to out-crappify the crapper...he should replace the elastomers with steel stock...thus having a dual crown rigid fork that once was less than awesome.

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    that fork is terribly awful...........well played

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    Thanks.
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    It continues to get worse.




    Fitted it with the wheels from the dmr to check the geometry.
    Last edited by Dannihilator; 11-20-09 at 07:21 PM.
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    So...what'chya gonna do with that there thingy?



    Ride it?

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    It will be ridden. How much until it fails in a glorious flaming death? Who knows.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
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