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    NEW 1 1/8th Forks? `

    I love my old(ish) frames.
    Don't want new ones and Ti don't wear out.

    Do any of you know of a source for 1 1/8th" suspension forks?
    15mm TA, 100mm

    Surely some shop somewhere is sitting on a few they need to get rid of.

    Thanks.
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    X-Fusion Slide. I've been running this fork now for about two years and love it.
    https://recycledmountainracing.com/c...nt=17812895361
    It is a simple set and forget fork. I am a 260# Clydesdale and I add 15cc fork oil to the air spring. It is easy to change the travel from 80/100/120mm. I have mine set at 120.

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    I think Fox still sells new 1 1/8" steerer forks.

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    Fox sells em? Prove it!
    (I'll check, just assumed they didn't. Thanks )
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    Wren suspension sells straight 1 1/8" forks. boost, not boost, multiple fatbike widths, multiple travel options. they're kinda heavy, but nice enough.

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    Edit: Didn't realize this was in the 29er forum. I only know of the previously mentioned X-Fusion. I've seen some older Magura TS8 here and there, but only on closeouts.https://www.universalcycles.com/shop...&category=3983

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    I think that Chain Reaction has some Manitou forks available in 1 1/8 straight tube but they are only 9mm QR.

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    All good options folks.
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    Believe that Manitou still sells the Marvel/Minute in that configuration and I know that I have seen SR Suntour offer it on the Raidon if not the Epixon.

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    This is a treasure trove of options.
    Thanks everyone.

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    Another option but then again it is only 9mm QR is Rock Shox Recon Gold. RockShox Recon Gold TK 29" Suspension Fork - Performance Exclusive

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    I'll third the Manitou options. I've been running a Marvel comp on my steel SS frame for several years now, and it's a great ride, including a bar mounted lock out. For the money, the Manitous are no-brainers.

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    For a higher end option, check out MRP.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Feldybikes View Post
    For a higher end option, check out MRP.
    I was also going to say, MRP still does 1 1/8".
    "I ride to clear my head, my head is clearer when I'm riding SS. Therefore, I choose to ride SS."~ Fullrange Drew

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    Nitrous-
    That's perfect.

    I had forgotten that MRP was willing to mix/match some good stuff.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johnny Chicken Bones View Post
    I had forgotten that MRP was willing to mix/match some good stuff.

    There is no "good stuff" when discussing 1 1/8" and vintage swingset frames. Now if only you'd start riding like a vintage rider so I could keep up...

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    Thanks Rob.
    Still trying to find a 15mm TA but that's a good option too.

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    For those of you just tuning in and looking for 1 1/8th forks-
    Make sure to consider MRP.
    Good stuff.
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