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    Big One Inch for my Yo Eddy?

    Anyone have a source or know anyone with threadless Big One Inch for sale? I've got a Yo Eddy that I'd love to get on the trail again...it's this or find a way to rebuild the Manitou SXr...or find another fron end?

    Big One Inch would be the way to go...anyone?

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    "tedwojcikcustombicycles.comTed Wojcik Custom Bicycles
    Ted Makes Big One Inch Forks

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    Try the wanted ads here in the classifieds. Other Parts - Buy and Sell and Review Mountain Bikes and Accessories

    Other general I want [blank] posts get deleted because it's considered spam.

    Try the usual places like bushpig says and expect to pay through the nose. I also want one but I'm hunting through the usual channels as well. Not easy collecting vintage stuff.

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    Try this: HTFU

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffva View Post
    Anyone have a source or know anyone with threadless Big One Inch for sale? I've got a Yo Eddy that I'd love to get on the trail again...it's this or find a way to rebuild the Manitou SXr...or find another fron end?

    Big One Inch would be the way to go...anyone?
    Why not pick up a Rock Shox with 1" steerer or something similar while you search for the BOI? There are always a few Mag 21s on eBay every couple of weeks at reasonable prices.
    Wanted: more of the same ... but different

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    Quote Originally Posted by mikesee
    Better suited to non-aggressive 125# gals named Russell.

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    Good luck getting an original. They seldom come up and go for big money.
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    Nothing against the other builders listed, but I'm pretty sure Waltworks could make you a very passable version too.

    Heck of a nice guy to boot!
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    Consensus over at fatcogs seems to be that unless you intimately know the history of your fork, it's probably better to get one built than to buy one used.

    I've had both Ted Wojcik and Igleheart forks and can attest to how nice they are. This is a case of cheaper = better and the Igleheart forks are dead ringers built by a Fat alumnus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mainlyfats View Post
    Consensus over at fatcogs seems to be that unless you intimately know the history of your fork, it's probably better to get one built than to buy one used.

    I've had both Ted Wojcik and Igleheart forks and can attest to how nice they are. This is a case of cheaper = better and the Igleheart forks are dead ringers built by a Fat alumnus.
    Another vote for Igleheart: it's the same design made w/ better, contemporary steel. at the same time, the mag 21 advice is smart.

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    I also looked at Igleheart. Great guy. Responsive, etc. At $425, currently. I think the last BIO also sold for around that.

    Anyhow, OP, good luck and looking forward to your conclusion.

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    I thought the last BOI broke into the $500's?
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    Bleh! The one a month or so ago?! I think you're right! I'm just in denial as I was thinking it would go in the $300's.

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    Buy a modern Igleheart or similar. I'm pretty sure when I ordered mine Chris I. told me that none of those original Yo or BOI forks were heat treated - Chris Chance didn't want to spend the money to do so.

    Newer = more betterer, and the prices those old ones bring are insane.

    My 1" threaded Igleheart fork was 800 grams or something like that.

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    Love those forks, hate those decals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by girlonbike View Post
    Love those forks, hate those decals.
    Agreed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RSAmerica View Post
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    Thanks - I'll have to try there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CCMDoc View Post
    Why not pick up a Rock Shox with 1" steerer or something similar while you search for the BOI? There are always a few Mag 21s on eBay every couple of weeks at reasonable prices.
    Would prefer something decent & not totally used & abused. I've got a Manitou SXR on the frame now but needs some rebuild and parts...figuirded it would be easier to find a big one inch (NOT)

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    Emailed Igleheart previoulsy and will call...this is looking like my best bet + he was the man back in the day. Thank you all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeffva View Post
    Emailed Igleheart previoulsy and will call...this is looking like my best bet + he was the man back in the day. Thank you all!
    email with Chris is very much hit or miss. I found phone calls to be far more reliable - and as a bonus you are talking directly to a legend.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fatchanceti View Post
    email with Chris is very much hit or miss. I found phone calls to be far more reliable - and as a bonus you are talking directly to a legend.
    ok.. so tell us: is the boi different ride wise from the unicrown you had before on that wicked? fom what i remember, igleheart did the same wicked rake on your BOI.

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    Quote Originally Posted by colker1 View Post
    ok.. so tell us: is the boi different ride wise from the unicrown you had before on that wicked? fom what i remember, igleheart did the same wicked rake on your BOI.
    That is correct. Could I tell the difference (other than visually)? Probably not. The Igle fork was 100g or so lighter IIRC, but I mostly got it for cosmetic reasons.

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