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    Can someone help me

    So i have a really crappy bike but i dont have the money for a new one. It has a rigid fork that has no suspension and i want to covert it to a suspenison fork. but i dont know if its going to fit my frame and bearings. My old fork steerer tube is from one side to other is 2.5cm wide and idk what fork can i put on it. Oh yeah and it has a threaded headset so i have to boy a stem too. Someone help me.

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    No. It's a different size steerer tube. You need to buy another bike.

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    It's likely not worth it. A lot of us here came up riding fully rigid bikes long before suspension was a thing and some special people still choose it. You may be better served with bigger or better tires, especially up front. With that I don't know if a suspension fork with that diameter steerer exists.
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    It seems like that would be a measure, just not a complimentary one.

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    sounds like the bike you have has a 1" or 25.4mm steer tube....there hasnt been a suspension fork made that has that size steerer in a long time( 10-15 years)

    your only 2 options are to ride it as is or find a better bike to build.... you could also make that bike a single speed.... SS rigid is a fun ride
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    check garage sales, thrift stores, peoples back yards etc etc...... you might be able to find something better to build for cheap or free... picked up my rockhopper at a garage sale for $5.....in the end I only reused the frame and seat post
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    I'd look on eBay for a stem and a susser fork with a 1'' steerer. Version 1 Rockshok came in 1'' or visit this site for info on older mtb's
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    Quote Originally Posted by WHALENARD View Post
    It's likely not worth it.
    This.

    It's going to be cheaper (and WAY easier) to find a used bike with a fork already on it.
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