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  1. #1
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    Rigid fork or new bike

    Hello. I own a 2011 Revel 0. Turns out that I ended up not riding trails. I pretty much ride paved roads with my wife, she on her hybrid. I was considering swapping the suspension fork for something rigid to sort of Hybridize the Revel. Was looking at the Surly 1x1 but am open to suggestions.

    In my search I came across the Giant Anyroad bike. It looks like a comfortable mix of a road bike and a hybrid. The Revel seems to be outfitted better component wise.

    Does it make more sense to just swap bikes or to go with the rigid fork on the Revel.

    I am riding mostly for pleasure and fitness.

    Last edited by dxn2; 10-20-2013 at 03:23 PM.

  2. #2
    I ride bikes
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    I would go for a rigid fork. That way if you ever want to get back into offroad you have a fork available. They can be picked up relatively cheap.

  3. #3
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    Thanks. That's the way I decided to go. I ordered the Surly 1x1 fork and a pair of Ergon grips. I'll start with that and see where I end up.

    Thanks again.

  4. #4
    wyrd bi ful rd
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    I went with On One rigids and Ergon too ...

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