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    giant mtx 125 build

    so just got my son a new to him giant mtx got it for x mas present.so I plan to replace the bars, front fork,riser,crank set, and maybe disc brakes for the rear only. in colorado the trails are up and down. so If he is going to ride with dad he needs low gears and alot of stopping power. so my questions are?

    front fork ,ridged v- brake compatible. cheep light
    fork must also go up throw frame so I will need a riser and bars may get carbon bars.


    crank set to get his front gear to a 22 or lower ( it has a 38 rear and 28 front now ) I thought it would be a good weight loss and gearing help to change front gear and get ride of the steel.



    any other help to lighten up this bike would be great. but I also have to keep the wife happy and not show her I am spending any more then like 20 here and 30 there on the bike.

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    giant mtx 125 build-image.jpg

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    also for the tires has anyone ran tubeless with the mow joe hs 371 ? or should I look at a diff tire ? maxxis snyper maybe

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    so I am really having trouble trying to find a light weight fork ridged? is there no options besides a bmx fork and try to find someone to weld on the brake tabes ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jasontech17 View Post
    front fork ,ridged v- brake compatible. cheep light
    For a kids 20" rigid fork, pick one out of three. BMX stuff generally does not have v-brake bosses and is made to withstand 200+ pound riders hucking off buildings. Probably best bet would be to find a light-weight steel fork and have it shortened and have bosses brazed on. Other alternative is to use a 20" BMX race fork but leave the front brake off;
    https://www.danscomp.com/products/35...Race_Fork.html

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