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    Prophet with a Supermax Fork?

    I had a problem with my carbon max 140 and have sent it back to Cannondale for repair.

    *Sidebar: First mistake...should have sent it to Mendon. In my defense I was at the shop and had too much going on to want to deal with taking it off the bike and shipping it. At this point lesson learned.

    Either way it's been there for a month and they haven't got to it yet. I know they can be pricey on some of their maintenance and I've got a lead on a Supermax fork for a good price. Is there anything other than my hub that would keep that fork from working on a Prophet? Would that fork change the geometry of the bike?
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    It will exceed your maximum axle to crown length. In order to run a longer travel fork safely you need a Prophet MX frame, which has a gusset welded on under the downtube/headtube area.


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    I would see that frame from time to time while searching for Prophets on Craigslist. I didn't know what the difference was. Is that the only difference or were there geometry differences too?
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    Quote Originally Posted by mtbg33k View Post
    I would see that frame from time to time while searching for Prophets on Craigslist. I didn't know what the difference was. Is that the only difference or were there geometry differences too?
    The MX also featured a rear swing arm with straight through axle. I'm not sure if it has a different geometry or not.
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    The Prophet is cleared for 530mm A2C and the MX/4X is cleared for 570mm A2C if I remember right. The MX/4X frames are pretty rare anymore I believe. I scored an 05 prophet frame around Christmas time after months of looking. The only MX/4X frames I saw were really beat.

    I'd love to toss a new 27.5 lefty and 27.5 wheels on mine. Otherwise I was planning on getting a Pike which runs at 532mm A2C. Hopefully they get your lefty done quickly!

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    Hi,
    mtbg33k have you tried it?

    Supermax on a Prophet?

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    Nah, once people mentioned the different frame I haven't seen one come up on Craigslist. At this point my attention is on a new bike.
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    Thanks. I'll try it! Prophets never die

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