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Old 04-19-14, 01:33 PM
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LesterOfPuppets
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I did it on a mid-90s MTB, designed for 80mm-ish travel forks. ran 700c wheels front and rear. Old Dia-Compe road caliper on the rear brake bridge worked great. I used a 395 atc 26" fork with a long reach 1999 RSX caliper for a while, then went with the road fork and a short reach Gran Compe.

Rear, with 700c x 32mm tire


Front with 395 atc 26" fork, long reach RSX caliper


Front with Dimension road fork and short reach road caliper:


Couple of overviews, all with 700c wheels.

Road mode with 26" fork


Offroad mode with 26" fork


Road mode with road fork


It's a Park Pre 825 Pro, IIRC. Made for a pretty good road bike, but too stiff for my taste. The comfort level was acceptable with 28mm+ tires.
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