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    20" threadless rigid fork with v-studs

    maybe my google fu sucks.

    all the major companies "don't sell the forks aftermarket".

    anybody got a lead?
    crap! i gotta learn to climb.

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    You'd think there would be more BMX forks out there with brake mounts... I know I've seen some on fleabay.
    If all else fails, u-brake adapter's or canti/linear brake adapters are available, like these at danscomp.
    [SIZE=1][/SIZE]

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    i tried a v adapter on my nephews cruiser, did not work well.

    best i got so far is:

    Summit 20" Fork ATB w Braze on 160 50 Chr | eBay

    ill use a headset shim.

    but im gonna wait a cpl days and hope Mike Sinyard happens to stumble on this thread.

    lol.

    thanks tho.
    crap! i gotta learn to climb.

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    Yeah, most of the guys with BMX 26" cruisers or klunkers have modified forks by adding brake studs.
    Just curious, what was the issue with the linear brake adapter?
    [SIZE=1][/SIZE]

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    These days its seems like most BMXers run no brakes at all, at least for park/street riding. Race rigs usually just run a rear brake.
    Bikes you see with both front and rear brakes are mostly Sprawlmart specials or Olde Dudes.

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    log: it very well could have been user error. the clamps that hold the arms to the fork legs were too small, so i tried zip ties. that prol allowed enough flex to cause squeal and reduce power. but i definitely didnt feel like dealing with it.

    it could also have been the cheap rims.

    meh.

    some flatlanders run 990 brakes on the front, but again, i dont feel like wrenching em.

    i ended up ordering the sunlight and a headtube spacer.
    crap! i gotta learn to climb.

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    Well, that summit fork was threaded. W a 27.0 crown race no less.

    I went to hostel shoppe and got an or fork from a 'bent.

    Hostel Shoppe Recumbents - the world's largest source for recumbent information, bicycles, trikes and accessories.

    I went with the 1" steerer as I had already purchased a mini bmx stem in anticipation of the summit fork being threadless. But Ida prol stuck w 1" anyway, as the mini bmx stuff is lighter.
    crap! i gotta learn to climb.

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