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    650b / 27.5" suspension fork for straight 1-1/8" steerer?

    I have a Surly 1x1 and want to get a new fork. I've searched and could only find White Brothers and x-Fusion suspension forks with straight 1-1/8" steerer tubes. Can anyone suggest anything with a standard 1-1/8" steerer tube, like Fox or Rockshox? Input would be greatly appreciated and pics would be nice too

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    Anyone?

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    I want to make a collective apology for everyone who posts on MTBR.com for not replying to you within 45 minutes.

    Maybe it is because you really didn't put much of an effort in...

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    Based on rider feedback I'd take a White Brothers or X-Fusion over a current Fox fork.

    Rock Shox doesn't sell any 1-1/8 forks for 650b besides maybe the very lowest level XC30

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    Quote Originally Posted by reformed roadie View Post
    I want to make a collective apology for everyone who posts on MTBR.com for not replying to you within 45 minutes.

    Maybe it is because you really didn't put much of an effort in...
    Sorry, sucks trying to post off of my phone

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    Yea, I was checkin both companies and they seem quality! And the price isn't bad. Sorry I'm a noob so I'm just trying to get riders inputs. Thanks

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    Id take white brothers or Xfusion over fox. My White brothers fluid has not let me down after three seasons of riding.
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    BOS Forks offer the Choice for Customers to go with Tapered Steerer or 1-1/8.

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    White Bros LOOP has been a great fork for me. I just ordered a 2nd one for my other bike, because I think they are going away, along with the 1 1/8th steerer option. Get them while you can!

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoStyle View Post
    BOS Forks offer the Choice for Customers to go with Tapered Steerer or 1-1/8.
    You got me google'in' with that comment and they do list a straight steerer option on their Marathon forks! The shortest travel model they have is 160mm tho-too much for my purposes...sigh.

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    I think the new Raliegh Tokul 27.5 comes with a Fox with a 1 1/8 straight, but that fork doesn't show up on the Fox website (yet?)

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveF View Post
    White Bros LOOP has been a great fork for me. I just ordered a 2nd one for my other bike, because I think they are going away, along with the 1 1/8th steerer option. Get them while you can!
    +1. I migrated my 1 1/8th from an El Bastardo to a Bronson. May not stay there, but it's really fun for now.

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    RE: Fox, if you look at their lowers, the "dropout" is extended and offset for the 650b designated forks vs. the 26" ones. Soooo...you may be able to mate a 1 1/8" CSU for a 32 fork.

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    Are they starting to phase out straight 1-1/8" steerer's? I know more and more newer frames are tapered now, kinda sucks for folks who have straight steerer's who wanna upgrade in the future

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteveF View Post
    You got me google'in' with that comment and they do list a straight steerer option on their Marathon forks! The shortest travel model they have is 160mm tho-too much for my purposes...sigh.
    Ahh yes. I didnīt think of the Travel ...
    As far as I know there will be a 140 mm Travel Fork in 2014, based on the Deville:

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    Quote Originally Posted by paddelmik View Post
    White Bros LOOP has been a great fork for me. I just ordered a 2nd one for my other bike, because I think they are going away, along with the 1 1/8th steerer option. Really?*********************l/qu5Zsl[/img]
    Really: White Brothers Loop fork for 650B update Or at least partly...

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    Quote Originally Posted by carverboy View Post
    Id take white brothers or Xfusion over fox. My White brothers fluid has not let me down after three seasons of riding.
    I cant agree more. I didnt really care for the White Bros but my Velvet RL2 is night and day from my old Fox.

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