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    custom rigid forks

    hey all,
    i have been playing with the idea of a rigid steel fork. i have always had a fondness for the look of the old fat city forks, the non-unicrown five-piece ones. but what i am looking for is something with different dropouts- what i want is for all the rake in the fork to be in the dropouts, much like on a lot of bmx forks, so that as much fork mass as possible is as close to the center of the fork's rotation.
    i weigh 145lbs or so and will be riding xc, not with any big drops or anything- but do want a somewhat smoother ride.
    tim

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    They are $$$$ but,...

    Quote Originally Posted by uphiller
    hey all,
    i have been playing with the idea of a rigid steel fork. i have always had a fondness for the look of the old fat city forks, the non-unicrown five-piece ones. but what i am looking for is something with different dropouts- what i want is for all the rake in the fork to be in the dropouts, much like on a lot of bmx forks, so that as much fork mass as possible is as close to the center of the fork's rotation.
    i weigh 145lbs or so and will be riding xc, not with any big drops or anything- but do want a somewhat smoother ride.
    tim
    SyCip has a segmented fork and can build the dropouts any way you want.

    www.sycip.com

    Godd Luck.

    G

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    Quote Originally Posted by Diesel
    SyCip has a segmented fork and can build the dropouts any way you want.

    www.sycip.com

    Godd Luck.

    G

    not segmented, but hmmmmmmm....Superboy (drool)

    You can also try TET cycles. Tom made me a nice segmented fork.
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