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Tandem 1" fork needed

Old 06-22-12, 10:30 AM
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Tandem 1" fork needed

We need a 1" fork for one of the tandems we have been donated. The tube in the frame that it fits in is about 19cm long. Anyone know where I can get one from?

It is for the maroon coloured Orbit, shown on our website.

Best wishes,

Alex
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Old 06-22-12, 11:03 AM
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I've researched this a bit (being the owner of an older Santana), and I have not found a lot of options. Your best bet may be to find an old broken tandem with a good fork. If you are looking for a new part, your choices are limited:

Santana sells a 1" threadless tandem fork for ~$300. That may be the only new tandem rated 1" fork you can find (I'd love to hear otherwise).

Surly makes the Cross Check fork in a 1" threadless. You can find it for ~$70. While sturdy, it is not tandem rated.

https://www.rivbike.com has a 1" threadless Carbonomas Fork, but again it's a road fork, not tandem rated (I asked).

You can find various "generic" 1" road forks, but I'm not sure I'd put one of those on a tandem.

So not a lot of choices that I've found.
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Old 06-23-12, 10:52 AM
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Thanks. I definitely don't want to spend $300, as I can buy a new tandem for nearly that.

Maybe someone has one secondhand.

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