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Old 06-02-06, 09:00 AM
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Rigid fork on a suspension fork frame

I am looking at possibly putting a rigid fork on my old bike that I am converting to a touring bike.

I was wondering if I could go with a normal rigid fork or does it have to be an adapted fork to adjust for the loss of suspension?

I don't mind going with my suspension fork, but if possible and cost-effective, I would like to get a rigid fork for this bike. How much would an adjusted steel rigid fork go for?
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Threadless? 700c or 26"?
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Originally Posted by genericbikedude
Threadless? 700c or 26"?
Threadless, 26"......sorry, should have specified.
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If you have a threadless headset, it is a no-brainer... if threaded it may take more research and work. My LBS just told me it would run about $45 through them for a threadless rigid fork.

I have seen forks online for a couple of bucks less or more... One site is:

https://www.webcyclery.com/home.php?cat=319

From what I have read, a suspension corrected fork is usually appropriate if the suspension you are replacing has 100mm or more of travel.
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Hi I,m loocking for the same but with at least 460mm axle to crown with 20mm dropout and 110mm spacing.
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See what your local bike shop can order for you, QBP has some,
many shops have an account.
you may not have all the tools to do the work.
so labor will save over the fork + tools buy.
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I have a bunch of brand new, old stock Vicious Cycles suspension corrected forks. They come in a variety of types with different amounts of correction, with or without Canti bosses. These aren't low end forks, but I can offer you a really sweet deal compared to normal channels.

Anyone interested can email me at c/o the Chain-L site.
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Originally Posted by entrecote View Post
Hi I,m loocking for the same but with at least 460mm axle to crown with 20mm dropout and 110mm spacing.
if you can live with 440-

https://www.amazon.com/DMR-Trailblade.../dp/B001GSSMOG
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