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    Are old school rigid P-bone forks this scarce?



    Greetings all!!! First time posting, been riding/building bikes since the late 60's.

    I recently bought a Killer V900 from a thrift and it has a crappy Manitou Answer on it. I contacted Cannondale, who by the way were very cool, with the serial number so I could date it and find out what fork was stock on it. I was lucky enough to have the non-suspended 1996 killer V900(they apparently had a HT version and the rigid one in 1996). I say 'lucky' because I'm a diehard old school rider and I don't do more than light trails anyways.


    I'm frustrated because I've been trying to locate a tangerine color rigid P-bone for a while with no luck.

    Should I just opt for a Kona p2 or keep it stock and wait for the correct fork? It's not my current ride so it can stay in the shed a bit longer.

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    Keep an eye on eBay... usually you can find anything you are looking for if you are patient.

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    I'll continue to watch craigslist and ebay. Thanks.

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    just set up a favorite search on there...Then you can one click it daily

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    Also worth noting, you may not find the color you want, but a repaint won't be too crazy, particularly since no-one seems to want these forks, so they aren't going to be an expensive pick up.
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    I've seen several rigid Pepperoni forks on eBay recently.
    IMO they look better than the P-Bone.
    "Common sense isn't always that common!"
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    All great suggs, thanks!

    I tried that favorite search option and it dosen't work that good. Maybe I'm not doing it correctly.

    The pepperoni would be OK if it was straight legged like the original p-bone but all the ones I saw were bent.

    Maybe I can buy pick up a Kona triple butted fork and paint it. I'm beginning to find out that the Kona is a much better fork, is straight legged and fairly close to original spec as far as rake and a to c.

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    Looking on Ebay and fell over these http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...MEWA:IT&ih=018
    Are they what you were looking for.

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    Thats the one!! I'll have a go at it but the seller didn't stipulate US shipping. Thanks for the heads up

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    I have been looking for a Pepperoni or a P-bone for awhile now. They are out the but the pricing is strangle. On ebay they sometimes go for 20 shipped and sometimes it is 60 dollars. I am still looking though.

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    I emailed the current P-bone seller from UK twice, still no reply. I'm not getting my hopes up on that one.

    Hell, If I gotta drop $60 on a P-bone, I might as well get the Kona P2 triple and paint it up. It's not gonna be a pure stock setup anyways I just though it would be nice to at least leave the frame and fork stock. Watch me go ahead and buy the Kona and a P-bone mysteriously shows up.


    Good luck!!!

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