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    lemond fork; good deal?

    is 100 $ plus 10 in shipping a good deal for a steal straight blade fork off a lemond poprad. I cant figure out the pricing on this bike. I head lemond forks were know for their oscillation but this apparently was fixed by tougher steel. Is it worth it?
    thank you sheldon

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    sounds a little high if used? new ok , steel rides great - my .02

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    What year? I don't think the Poprad has shipped with a straight-bladed steel fork for a long time. My '05 came with a curved aluminum (which I replaced). The steel fork might be from way back in '03, in which case I'd try to get the price down to $60 or so.
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    Did it ever have a steel fork?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfmckenna View Post
    Did it ever have a steel fork?
    Here's a link showing the '01 Poprad, which did have a steel fork:

    http://home.comcast.net/~cyclofiend/...mondcross.html

    Pretty nice bike. Love that it's straight bladed. I think they switched to the aluminum in 04 or so.
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    I'm fairly sure that fork is 1" and not 1 1/8". Make sure before you buy. My buddy has an 02 with a 1" threadless fork. My 05 Poprad is 1 1/8".
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    You can get an ird steel cross fork for $120 new. I think $100 is way too much for a used fork from 2001 or so.
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    I have an '01 poprad fork I'd happily sell for $100

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    all forks are 1 1/8 now, right?
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    More often than not.
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