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Old 04-17-09, 05:30 AM
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Fork w/ rack mount screws?

I'm not sure if this is the correct forum to ask in but I thought I'd give it a shot...

My Raleigh Detour Deluxe has a 700c fork that has screws about half way up the outside of each fork arm for mounting a front rack. I've seen this style of fork on many other production bikes (Marin Hamilton springs to mind, it has 2 sets of these screws) but I never see them for sale as just forks. Does anyone know where one might find a basic steel or aluminum fork with these rack mounting screws?

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Here's one source. Jenson USA sells the Surley LHT fork for about $100 that has the braze-on attachments you are looking for:

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...cker+Fork.aspx
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Here's one source. Jenson USA sells the Surley LHT fork for about $100 that has the braze-on attachments you are looking for:

http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...cker+Fork.aspx
A little more than I want to pay but exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
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My Soma Double Cross frame came with an IRD fork that meets your requirements:

http://store.somafab.com/irdsteelforks.html
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The steel optional fork for the Civia Hyland has the rack mount bosses. It is available separately. Disc brake compatible only and with 1 1/8" threadless steerer.
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Originally Posted by HandsomeRyan View Post
I'm not sure if this is the correct forum to ask in but I thought I'd give it a shot...

My Raleigh Detour Deluxe has a 700c fork that has screws about half way up the outside of each fork arm for mounting a front rack. I've seen this style of fork on many other production bikes (Marin Hamilton springs to mind, it has 2 sets of these screws) but I never see them for sale as just forks. Does anyone know where one might find a basic steel or aluminum fork with these rack mounting screws?

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A little more than I want to pay but exactly what I was looking for. Thanks!
Universal Cycles has the same fork for $72.

Beyond Bikes has a Tange Prestige in a 1" for $65
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A little history: The origins of that style mounting hole was to accommodate Blackburn Low Rider racks that came out in the mid-80's.
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