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Old 11-07-08, 09:49 AM   #1
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Fork suggestions

I'm at the point where I need to select a rigid front fork for my 26 inch tandem build. I'm not using disc brakes but I think it may be smart to have a fork with disc brakes tabs should I ever change my mind.
I need a fork that will provide a normal geometry for my 26 mountain Tsunami frame and obviously be strong enough for a tandem. Price is an issue since I'm on a tight budget.
Any suggestions?
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Old 11-07-08, 10:29 AM   #2
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Yes, ask the folks at Chuck's as they should have something on hand that works WRT proper length and rake for that particular frame's head tube angle. Off hand, I don't know if they use a corrected head tube angle for a suspension fork and that should factor into their recommendation.
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Old 11-07-08, 11:33 AM   #3
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Spoke with Chuck's they simply suggested a rigid 26 inch fork such as a Surly. I ordered a Surly Big Dummy fork which looks real beefy and has both disc and canti options.
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