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    Want to change Super Fatty Ultra DLR to rigid please

    I have been having issues with the Fatty on my 09' Bad Boy Ultra. I really dont utilize enough as I have it locked out all the time. I'm thinking about changing it to a rigid suspension-corrected fork. (Niner, Surly, Salsa)
    Any tips, tricks, advice, suggestions, info, etc is appreciated.

    Thanks in advance,


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    umm, the niner fork is not suspension corrected. I do not think that it would be the best option geometry wise. Also, isnt the fatty head tube a different size to accommodate the extra junk that make it bounce?

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    If you go a fork with a 1 1/8 steerer tube, you will need to get the adapters to convert from the 1.5.
    I've been pondering this for my F3 as well. Been tempting to contact a custom builder to make a Rigid Lefty or Rigid Fatty to stay with the 1.5 steerer tube.

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    FWIW, you could easily make that fork rigid by locating a short section of plastic pipe, slotting it, and then cutting to the length of the extended damper rod.


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    King Devolution Headset. then you can have any 1.8" fork you want!
    The most important thing is what God thinks about it. He will have the final say. Joshua Stinebrink


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    Thanks for all the tips!

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    All you need is reducer headset like this one ( mine comes at flash carbon ) and then you can run any conventional fork with 1 1/8 " steerer dia.
    And for rigid fork , Ritchey carbon fork , it is pricey but seems to me , best bet .
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