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    1 inch 29er forks?

    How about it, anyone know of one? Threaded or threadless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1971tch
    How about it, anyone know of one? Threaded or threadless.
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    Rigid?

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    If you run a disc brake, any 26" fork could work. If you need canti posts, you'll most likely have to go custom unless you can find a cross bike fork that will work for you.

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    would anyone know who to contact about a custom fork in the dallas,tx area?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1971tch
    would anyone know who to contact about a custom fork in the dallas,tx area?
    Is this a special frame?

    If not, it might be more cost effective to get a frame with a 1 1/8 inch headtube and use a Dimension or Surly fork...

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1971tch
    Rigid?
    Try Walt at Walt Works in Boulder Co

    I am loving mine

    or even Roddy at Groovy Cycleworks

    They both hangout in the frame forum and could answer all your questions
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    aluminium has a tendency to fail when you need it most. i.e. you end up with a bad day.

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    I Second WW or Groovy

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    This is the bike being considered for conversion
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    69er conversion

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    Quote Originally Posted by 1971tch
    This is the bike being considered for conversion
    no offense to you, but that is one of the craziest frames I have ever seen.
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    Oh my!

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    I don't blame you for wanting to put a 29" wheel on the front, that's an aggressive rake.

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    Head tube angle dosent look that steep , corrected 26 inch fork might be the way to go . You should prob. post this question in the frame builders forum .

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    Wah? I assume you are pulling our leg...

    If not, the geometry will be very messed up with a 29er front wheel.

    I'd sell that bike to someone who is looking for a vintage Haro and get something more modern that can accept a 1 1/8 suspension corrected 26-inch fork.

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    Bio-Pace!

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    don't mess up something that's so very far from being what you want.
    start with the right frame in the first place.
    you're not converting something meant for a 26" and suspension fork into a 29er with a rigid or shorter travel fork.
    you're talking about something that's not meant to have the front end raised at all.

    but if you insist; plate type crown fork, non suspension corrected, shortest blades possible
    that's the shortest rigid fork you'll be able to get made, it'll probably still be longer than the original, but the shortest crown you can find the closer you'll be to the right axle to crown measurement, and the better off you'll be with trying to retain some semblance of the handling characteristics the frame was meant to give.

    and again, if your goal is to get completely different handling, why not start with something less unique and more suited to what you want in the first place?
    If steel is real then aluminium is supercallafragiliniun!

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    That thing is hidieous, in an awesome kind of way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tonyandthewhale View Post
    That thing is hidieous, in an awesome kind of way.
    Was it awesome enough to bump a 2 year old thread?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tech420 View Post
    Was it awesome enough to bump a 2 year old thread?
    Maybe he just liked it's ball crushing top tube awesomeness.
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