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It's known as a 'mullet' setup having a disc front & rim rear.
Some production mountain bikes in the late 1990's & early 2000's came with this setup.
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476mm a/c = 100mm travel 26"
Your suspension forks should have about 25% sag when you're riding it.
When your fork is set at 25% sag it will have a a/c measurement of about 450mm
Different Avid brakes have different size pads.
The BB7 pads have a higher profile then some of the other Avid pads.
The G2 Cleansweep rotor used to be supplied with the BB7, the braking track on...
Marzocchi Service Manuals 1994-2006
A long pull v-brake lever should pull about 40mm of cable, a short pull brake lever will pull about half that amount.
Put a cable in the lever and measure how much cable it pulls, housing isn't...
475mm a/c would be a 100mm travel fork
25% sag = 450mm
20% sag = 455mm
These 100mm suspension corrected forks would have a closer a/c measurement to what you'd want.
To buy a new Trek hardtail with a XC32 Solo Air fork you'd have to spend over $1300
You could put a $189 fork on a $500 bike and you'd similar frame and fork to a bike that costs over $1300
Go to a sports store and have a look cleats/studs/spikes for football/soccer/rugby shoes.
Shimano & SRAM hydraulic brifters are only made for 2 chainrings on the front.
No idea on the specs of the Raidons on ebay.
You hear about the OEM Epicons with lower specs because the buyers think they're getting a $400+ fork for under $200.
It looks like it can be luck with...
Apparently they're OEM model forks that were made for the Asian market, these OEM forks have lower specs then the retail versions of the fork with the same name which are shown on the Suntour...
Photos are often useful for identifying a frame.
How much money do you think you could make from doing this?
If a potential buyer does a google search for 'Shimano MT35' they'd immediately see how much CRC is selling them for.
Is that weed matting that you've wrapped around the fork legs?
It's probably about 25 years old and definitely not a top of the range bike.
It might ride better if you even things up and deform the other leg.
The XCR's look to be better then the XCM's.
Get a cheaper bike with a lower quality fork that might have a short life...
$13 for 1: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Vintage-Rear-Drop-Out-Spacer-Axle-Used-/131369639067?
Shops still sell XT, Deore & Alivio rear derailleurs that are long cage, 9 speed & shadow.
I don't think that Shimano would recommend using Windex either.
A 100mm suspension corrected rigid fork is what you'd need to keep the geometry of the bike about the same.
The Surly 1x1 comes in 80mm & 100mm versions, the 100mm version only has disc brake...