Results 1 to 19 of 19
  1. #1
    N+1
    Reputation: MichiganClydesdale's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Posts
    704

    Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?

    Sorry if this has been addressed, I couldn't find it. Will the Krampus front wheel fit in a standard carbon fork like Niner, White Bro's, etc? thanks
    GET Bret Weir, I said.

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: ktm520's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Posts
    1,127
    Misfit riders unite!

    I'm running one in a Vassago Pitchfork. The tread of the tire on a RH rim is right at 3" wide and 30.25" tall.

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    15
    Do you have any pic on the vassago fork by any chance?

    Quote Originally Posted by ktm520 View Post
    Misfit riders unite!

    I'm running one in a Vassago Pitchfork. The tread of the tire on a RH rim is right at 3" wide and 30.25" tall.

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation: ktm520's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Posts
    1,127
    Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?-cam00069.jpg

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    149
    The Carver tapered steer tube 29 fork with the reverse arch legs fits the Knard on my shlick nortpaw 29er. Wicked light if you can find one (stopped production for fatbike forks for now...)
    Perfect number of bikes (n) + 1

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,246
    The Carver, WB (plus all the others that are shaped just like it- eXotic et. al. ) and the Niner all fit the 3.0 Knard, though the Niner is a little snug for my tastes.

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    May 2005
    Posts
    149
    My carver is full carbon like the niner, but only lighter
    Perfect number of bikes (n) + 1

  8. #8
    mtbr member
    Reputation: kikinik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    27
    Check the Whisky No.9 Fork.
    15mm Thru Axle, 680gr, 5 year warranty, tapered steerer.
    100mm Sus Corrected.

    Krampus A-C : 483mm Offset: 47mm
    No.9 Fork A-C: 480mm Offset: 45mm

    Forks | Whisky Parts Co.

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,246
    I tried my RH/Knard on the Whiskey (QR, not T/A) and it was a no-go, too narrow between the fork legs. Maybe the T/A version is wider, but I did not try one.

  10. #10
    mtbr member
    Reputation: kikinik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    27

    Whisky No.9 clearance

    Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?-img_1729.jpg

    With room to spare.

    M

  11. #11
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Posts
    1,246
    That's weird- is it on a Rabbit Hole? I tried mine in a Whiskey fork I bought a year ago and the tire wouldn't even turn. QR or TA?

  12. #12
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    2

    Krampus with niner fork.

    Seems to work great. No tire rub. Not a lot of miles yet but no problems with a few trips to Duthie park near Seattle.

    The fork was installed by a reputable shop in the area.

    David


    Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?-krampus_niner.jpg

  13. #13
    mtbr member
    Reputation: kikinik's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    27
    Hey deuxdiesel,
    The No.7 QR Whisky MTN fork is not meant for 29+, which is why it does not fit (2.4 max).

    The No.9 TA Whisky MTN fork is designed for 29+ (Rabbit/Knard). With 15mm of clearance around the tire.

    Cheers, M
    Beware of running any fork with less than 6mm(EN safety standard) of clearance all the way around the tire.
    ** If the tire picks up a rock, woodchip, or squirrel you will get tossed on your teeth. **

  14. #14
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    2
    hi david,
    i was wondering if you had a picture of the knard from the front of niner fork. I want to get the niner rdo 15mm fork for my carver and run a 3.0 tire on it but I can't find anything that says t will fit





    [QUOTE=dmoffett;10940166]Seems to work great. No tire rub. Not a lot of miles yet but no problems with a few trips to Duthie park near Seattle.

    The fork was installed by a reputable shop in the area.

    David


    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	krampus_niner.jpg 
Views:	611 
Size:	222.3 KB 
ID:	862807

  15. #15
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    2

    Niner fork space from front and rear of fork.

    Pictures of spacing with Knard, Niner carbon fork and rabbit hole rims. Hope this helps. I have been riding this setup for over year. Not huge miles but some pretty rough riding and never had an issue. I weigh in at around 200 pounds.
    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?-img_20140628_080215.jpg  

    Krampus Rabbit Hole + Knard in a 29er Carbon Fork?-img_20140628_080231.jpg  


  16. #16
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    2
    thank you, that's all I needed to know. I will be buying the fork shortly!


    Quote Originally Posted by dmoffett View Post
    Pictures of spacing with Knard, Niner carbon fork and rabbit hole rims. Hope this helps. I have been riding this setup for over year. Not huge miles but some pretty rough riding and never had an issue. I weigh in at around 200 pounds.

  17. #17
    mtbr member
    Reputation: flatland's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    51
    Has anyone tried the knard/Dually or rabbithole combo in the new On-One carbon 29er fork?? I don't think it will fit?

    On-One Monocoque Straight Steerer Carbon Fork | On - One

  18. #18
    mtbr member
    Reputation: bikeny's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2004
    Posts
    1,726
    Quote Originally Posted by flatland View Post
    Has anyone tried the knard/Dually or rabbithole combo in the new On-One carbon 29er fork?? I don't think it will fit?

    On-One Monocoque Straight Steerer Carbon Fork | On - One
    I asked them about it, and they said it will not fit. The inside width is about 75mm at the top.

  19. #19
    transmitter~receiver
    Reputation: meltingfeather's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    7,865
    Quote Originally Posted by MichiganClydesdale View Post
    Sorry if this has been addressed, I couldn't find it. Will the Krampus front wheel fit in a standard carbon fork like Niner, White Bro's, etc? thanks
    I've seen one in a Niner RDO, but it was pretty tight.

    Quote Originally Posted by Truth! View Post
    My carver is full carbon like the niner, but only lighter
    no it's not.
    Niner RDO (15mm) - 570g
    Niner (q/r) - 565g
    Carver XC470 (q/r) - 610g
    Carver XC480 (q/r) - 570g
    Carver Trail490 (15mm) - 720g

    no matter what combination of forks you try, a Carver is never lighter than a Niner... the best comparison is even, and that's a q/r Carver vs. a 15mm TA Niner.
    Truth.
    Quote Originally Posted by pvd
    Time to stop believing the hype and start doing some science.
    29er Tire Weight Database

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 121
    Last Post: 04-15-2014, 09:51 PM
  2. rabbit-hole / knard on moonlander
    By Beard of Power in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 13
    Last Post: 11-16-2013, 04:32 PM
  3. Knard Rabbit Hole?
    By Zaskar24 in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 11-05-2013, 05:35 AM
  4. Knard/rabbit hole on a Pugsley
    By roobydoo in forum Fat Bikes
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 12-07-2012, 05:00 PM
  5. Latest ETA for Knard & Rabbit Hole?
    By XJaredX in forum Surly
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 10-15-2012, 05:03 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •