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    My Whippet Single Speed

    Here is my 650b Rigid Whippet Single Speed.

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    Frame: Whippet, 18, red
    Fork: Trigon MC01a
    Headset: FSA
    Stem: Forte pro OS
    Handlebar: Ritchey WCS Carbon 680mm
    Grips: ESI Chunkys
    Brakes: Hope Race X2's
    Seat post: Ritchey WCS 1 bolt Carbon 400mm
    Saddle: Tioga Spider Twintail
    Crank/Ring/BB: XX1, 30t bling ring, RWC pressfit ceramic.
    Cog/Chain: Chris King 14t, KMC 9 speed gold
    Pedals: Egg Beater 3's with ti spindles
    Wheels: American Classic 650b Race, 10mm/9mm thru axle
    Tires: Rocket Ron 2.1's

    It comes in at 15 pounds 15 oz. It will drop a few more OZ soon.

    And here is the whippets Big Brother.

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    My Whippet Single Speed

    Beautiful bikes and an incredible weight for the Whippet! I would like to hear some of your thoughts comparing the two wheel sizes.

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    Both great looking bikes. I have a Lurcher frame I'm getting ready to build up 2x10. I'm now told I can't get a matching fork until late August, so I'm looking at other options. What is your review of the Trigon fork? I see that there are now 29er versions available on Ebay for about the same price as the Lurcher fork. I'm a little leary about the non-tapered fork at my weight (220 lbs), but I'm curious what your experience has been. Thanks.

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    I like the Trigon fork so far. Rithchey forks are made by Trigon.

    As far as 650b vs. 29er goes, I don't know what a prefer. I can't imagine not having the 29er on a lot of trails around Houston. With that said there are a few trails that I'm prefering the 650b on. There is room for both wheel sizes in my stable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Click Click Boom View Post
    I like the Trigon fork so far. Rithchey forks are made by Trigon.
    Thanks, Click. I want to run a tapered steerer, and I couldn't find a Trigon with that feature, so I went with a Carver Carbon 29er Tapered fork, which has a backward curve similar to the Lurcher fork. I hope it looks as good with the frame as your Lurcher does - that is a great looking bike.

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    On One Usa painted a flat black fork to match my frame. Did you try calling them to see if they could hunt one down for you?
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    Re: My Whippet Single Speed

    Yeah, I exchanged emails with them about alternatives, but they are flat out of forks for the Lurcher until August.

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