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    Ti Rigid Fork...

    Does anyone make a Ti rigid that looks more like a cyclocross fork? I mean, I have a Pace RC31 and I don't particularly like the way it looks on my new Ti frame and am thinking of getting a Ti rigid. However, if my only choices are the segemented forks that I see everywhere then I will just stick with the Pace.

    Oh, and it should be disc. (no studs either).

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    Quote Originally Posted by donkekus
    Does anyone make a Ti rigid that looks more like a cyclocross fork? I mean, I have a Pace RC31 and I don't particularly like the way it looks on my new Ti frame and am thinking of getting a Ti rigid. However, if my only choices are the segemented forks that I see everywhere then I will just stick with the Pace.

    Oh, and it should be disc. (no studs either).

    TIA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by motoman711
    Have Jeff Jones build you one of his truss forks. It'll run ya about 1K.
    I want simple lines. In a dream world, it would be a ti version of a Type II, disc only.
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    Morati makes Ti-forks for you.

    Check out Morati's Ti-forks they are beautiful and expensive.

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    Tell you what - I'll give you $25 for that ugly Pace fork to offset the cost of your new Ti fork....lol..... Yeah right....

    Isn't the Morati one that looks more traditional (non-segment) the road version?

    I'm thinking you're going to have to go full custom (unfortunately).

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    $25? I was going to sell it for $20...

    AFAIK, the Morati is just like all the others though the legs are sliced and tapered near the axle.

    Dang, full custom = $$$ x1,000,000.
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    Forks are constant diameter for a reason. The larger lower leg (compared to a tapered fork) help a lot with torsional (steering) stiffness, and feel under braking.

    With ti being much more flexible than steel, you need to keep some stiffness there.

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    Magmaa makes very nice unicrown taper leg disc only forks for MTB, Cross & Road (which by the way are stiffer than many constant diameter forks I've used!).
    <img src="http://www.magmaa.com/images/mtb-forkdisc.jpg">

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    What constant diameter forks that you've used that are more noodly than that unicrown pictured above?

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    Quote Originally Posted by itsdoable
    Magmaa makes very nice unicrown taper leg disc only forks for MTB, Cross & Road (which by the way are stiffer than many constant diameter forks I've used!).
    Any idea on cost, wait, weight, etc? THX.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brant@on-one.co.uk
    What constant diameter forks that you've used that are more noodly than that unicrown pictured above?
    I have 2 XACD forks (disc & V), and 2 Magmaa forks (mtb disc & road), and the Magmaa's are both noticably "stiffer" in that they do not have as much for and aft flex. I don't notice much difference in steering precision in practical use. I was surprised by the anorexic look the Magmaas, but they do perform well (in the flex department), even compared to many steel forks I have (P2-TB, P2, Vicious, Dimension, Spicer, tange, syncros, etc...) - it's comparable to the P2-TB fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by donkekus
    Any idea on cost, wait, weight, etc? THX.
    They list the fork at 315 euros, disc and custom crown-axle disctances may be extra. It was a little less back when I bought it, but the exchange rate was different too.... They list it at 535gm. www.magmaa.com

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    Why not contact XACD? They might be able to do it for you. Although, its Chinese new year now so theyre on vacation. But my forks ship out this month .
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