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    180mm fork on Chilcotin?

    Hi,
    My LBS has got a killer deal on a Fox Vannila 180. I was wondering if it would be ok to run the Van on the Chilcotin that i am going to build.

    Thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by fredb View Post
    Hi,
    My LBS has got a killer deal on a Fox Vannila 180. I was wondering if it would be ok to run the Van on the Chilcotin that i am going to build.

    Thanks!
    it would be OK, in that it is approved. Optimal for you/your riding/trails? Hard to say, horses for courses...

    Straight steerer tube with an zero stack headset would get you closer to stock geo. Having come from a D with a 180mm fork to the chili with 160mm, I dig how precise this bike is (6'/L frame/40mm stem)

    You might even find this thread with the same title that addresses this:
    180mm Fork on the Chilcotin
    Last edited by CharacterZero; 12-28-2012 at 06:39 AM.

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    Why not ? Havent been on it to test it yet due to crazy weather in NJ and having a bad cold so im hoping to ride soon.


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    Sounds like the perfect fork for that bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    Why not ? Havent been on it to test it yet due to crazy weather in NJ and having a bad cold so im hoping to ride soon.
    Darth Vader would be super pissed about that seatpost.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dusty Bottoms View Post
    Darth Vader would be super pissed about that seatpost.
    I know lol i have been catching a lot of heat about the seat post .. It will be replaced soon with an adjustable post .

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    I know lol i have been catching a lot of heat about the seat post .. It will be replaced soon with an adjustable post .
    Lol adj seat post? You plan on pedaling that thing UP hills? :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by bionicman View Post
    Lol adj seat post? You plan on pedaling that thing UP hills? :-)
    Yes sir ! I was when it had a 170mm fork Or walk it up hills

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    Quote Originally Posted by aedubber View Post
    Yes sir ! I was when it had a 170mm fork Or walk it up hills
    You Animal ! ;-)

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