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    IBIS MOJO fork question

    I have an Ibis Mojo (1996) built in Sesbatopol. I believe it is build for a 63mm suspension fork. I would like to put a rigid titanium fork. What length fork should be used? Spicer titanium has a standard at 380mm, and 80mm suspension adjusted at 430mm.

    What is Spicer's reputation? Any other recommendations?

    Thanks in Advance,
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    Spicer has their Ti forks made by XACD in China. By all accounts I've heard they are nice forks. Do a search and you'll find tons of info.

    As for the correct length, if your bike is set up for 63mm travel but Spicer's are designed tor 80mm, do the math and subtract 17mm to find your ideal length. Spicer should be able to get any length/spec you ask for, maybe at a slight extra charge.

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    My 63mm Travel Judy

    Measured out at 429mm axle to crown so the 430 might be the right spec.
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    Account for sag from the suspension fork when determining a rigid fork length. A 63mm travel suspension fork should have been set up with - oh jeeze, even a 20% sag on such a short travel fork is 1/2" which isn't probably noticeable. The difference between a 1.95 tire and a 2.35 tire is probably more noticable.

    Edit: between the two lengths, 430mm if you like how the bike rides/steers with the suspension set firm.
    Last edited by ssmike; 06-08-2005 at 08:34 AM.

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