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Old 04-16-21, 05:11 AM
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Originally Posted by BobsPoprad View Post
I was wondering if anyone has converted from a headshock to a non- suspension regular fork.

I have looked online and it looks like the headshock on my F4 needs new seals at best. Don't know if the bladder is toast as well. it doesn't hold air for more than a ride.

I've been riding it as is, locked out with no suspension. What I was thinking was to swap out forks for a regular fork. Seems to me that the headshock is heavy if not used as intended. Also lowers the handlebars by 2-3 inches. I use this bike mainly on roads/paths anyway, and as a spring/fall ride. I have city tires/slicks on it.

I did this with a F2000 from the late 90s. I replaced the Headshok with a suspension corrected Surly fork. To do so required headset adapters to fit a 1 1/8" headset.
Now you can buy a headset to fit directly, but I couldn't find one at the time.
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