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Old 12-25-20, 09:44 AM
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1” MTB forks do seem to be hard to come by, but not THAT hard. I helped a friend update his Mongoose MTB that had a useless “shock” fork. I bought a used Tange unicrown threaded MTB fork that had the correct Canti bosses for like $30 + shipping. He was excited that the end result was lighter in weight & functioned adequately for the light dirt trail and bike path riding that he did.
If it were me, I would keep looking for a proper replacement fork & leave that (complete) Trek backup frame set alone.
i would only scavenge that fork as a last resort.
When I haven’t been in the market for a particular part is when they suddenly become very available. Some sort of cosmic irony I guess.
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