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    silver/chrome 1" threadless fork suggestions

    any thing for less than $150? bent the fork on my kilo tt pro. i already checked bike island and they have the tt forks but only in black and green. if i'm gonna pay for a new fork i either want the cream to match my pro or a silver/chrome. thanks.

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    thanks, yeah after some searching that is looking like my best option so far. i found it on universal cycles for $118. anyone got anything else? also how long of a steerer do i need for a 55cm kilo tt pro and does anyone know the rake on the stock fork?

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    tange kazane soma I think BD or BI has a chrome one now too
    I am dyslexic so bear with my posts.... [SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]

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    Shows 40 as the fork offset here:
    http://www.cyclesmercier.com/geometry_tt.html

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    I just bought the rush fork looks great!

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    Steerer is extra long. You (or lbs can) cut it to the size you want it to be for your head tube size, spacers, and stem.

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    is the off set the rake?

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    Rake and offset are parts of the equation for where the front wheel sits. Seems they get crossed over in use and measure the same basic thing. In my experience rake is an angular measure in degrees and offset is measured in distance such as the millimeter measurement seen in bike forks.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bicycle...ry#Fork_offset
    http://www.xed.ch/fern/bikegeometry.html
    http://davesbikeblog.blogspot.com/20...le-bit-of.html

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    thanks a lot PoN, you've been really helpful. refreshing for this forum for sure.

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    EDIT: Scratch this - I just re-read Hawley USA's description - apparently, it is threaded; was listed as threadless in an earlier catalog. Goof-up on their part.

    The cheapest thing out there is Hawley USA's FORK1137 - about $50 if you can find a shop that has an account with Hawley:


    http://hawleyusa.com/Webstore/ItemDe...spx?KitsMode=0

    300mm threadless 1", chrome with sloping crown. Drilled for a nutted front brake.

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    thanks everyone, i think i'm gonna go with the soma fork from universal cycles. turns out i need a new headset too. will this one from ben's cycles (http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=4614) work with the fork and my kilo tt pro?

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    bump

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    pretty sure this is right just want to be positive. please guys.

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    Whats the different between a track and road fork? the rake?
    Last edited by Noobert; 08-19-09 at 08:31 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ispeakman View Post
    pretty sure this is right just want to be positive. please guys.
    It's right.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ispeakman View Post
    thanks everyone, i think i'm gonna go with the soma fork from universal cycles. turns out i need a new headset too. will this one from ben's cycles (http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?m...oducts_id=4614) work with the fork and my kilo tt pro?
    yes, that will work fine.
    before posting, a "noob" should always ask themselves "could this have been answered by first visiting Sheldon Brown

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    Quote Originally Posted by Noobert View Post
    Whats the different between a track and road fork? the rake?
    pretty much.

    of course, a true "track" fork often comes without a hole for a brake.
    before posting, a "noob" should always ask themselves "could this have been answered by first visiting Sheldon Brown

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