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    Bikes Direct carbon forks


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    I am now!
    it's a challenge some of us are ultimately worthy of.

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    I AM TOO.

    I'd heard about this so long ago, thought they were never going to materialize. That's awesome.

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    Lots of 135mm wheels out there that could use a carbon fork. Just sayin is all.
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    Well, mine is in the mail along with a new crown race and comoression cap. Lets see how this goes!

    I'll take a few pics for anyone interested.

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    Yeah holler when other options appear.
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    You can find those for as low as 125$ on ebay... Too bad there isn't a non-tapered version I would order right away !!!

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    No doubt they're same quality, or made in the same factory. But I haven't seen them quite that cheap unless there was a substantial shipping charge, then again I haven't looked that hard.

    Regardless, I needed them quick so I can do a swap for the Bluto and try to recover some money on the take-off fork while it's still brand new.

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    ^^^agreed, looking for a 135mm non-tapered!

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    Post details if you find one Goodwoodz

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    You guys aren't by chance riding Dolomites, are you?

    I was considering buying one, but couldn't find the fork you're looking for. I felt like I'd be stuck in upgrade hell and don't have the patience to wait. I hope you all find one. It would be great for that bike if that's what you're riding.

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    Norco 6.3 here...

    That would be a nice option for a straight 1 1/8:
    On-One Carbon Fatty Fork | On - One

    $250 shipped.

    Sorry don't want to take over your thread :\

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    No, not riding a goose, but they have their place in the bike world.

    I would buy an O'beast but at it's current price I am halfway to a carbon frame/fork combo. I have had luck with the chinese carbon wheels in the past so I'm not to ashamed to ride a chinese frame.

    Even so I'll probably get an O'beast for my upcoming Bday.....its hard to resist!

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    You're not taking over my thread....have at it.

    If people stumble upon here and find what they're looking for then more power to them!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goodwoodz View Post
    I have had luck with the chinese carbon wheels in the past so I'm not to ashamed to ride a chinese frame.
    I'm with you there...especially with the relatively low investment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RicThot View Post
    Norco 6.3 here...

    That would be a nice option for a straight 1 1/8:
    On-One Carbon Fatty Fork | On - One

    $250 shipped.

    Sorry don't want to take over your thread :\
    i almost bought one, but it's rear hub spacing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swerny View Post
    i almost bought one, but it's rear hub spacing.

    Damn... Didn't see this....

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    it's also not a thru axle, just standard drop out
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    Stop asking how much it weighs and just go ride it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BENKD29 View Post
    it's also not a thru axle, just standard drop out
    QR 9mm, Check! That's what I have...

    Quote Originally Posted by Swerny
    i almost bought one, but it's rear hub spacing.
    OK, I'm new to this and thought I could figure out by myself but I'm more confused now after much reading :P

    So, its "rear hub spacing", does this mean it fits 135mm front hubs? If so then I'm golden, that's what I have... otherwise, please educate me!

    Cheers guys!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RicThot View Post
    So, its "rear hub spacing", does this mean it fits 135mm front hubs? If so then I'm golden, that's what I have... otherwise, please educate me!
    Rear spacing means the hub spaces the brake rotor in a different spot than a normal front hub would (it's in farther by a few mm). Sort of a carry-over from older fat bike days. Problem is, using a front-spaced front hub on a rear-spaced fork is a problem. Some have modified brake adapters to accommodate this, but for me it would be a deal breaker unless the fork was free or something.

    Problem Solvers does a good job of explaining this: Problem Solvers

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    Came in today! Very happy so far! Fit and finish exceed my expectations. Came in just below the lowest advertised weight at 680 grams (uncut). Included axle shows 117 grams...20ish grams over a maxle....but has a nut on the end.

    Great fit on my new Lurch! All needed spacers were included with the Lurch.
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    Motobecane CARBON Fatty FORK

    stock AL rigid fork was 1300gr
    new moto carbon fork 600 gr

    bike is under 30lbs without pedals now.

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    Nice!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swerny View Post
    No no no, that post was for forks- this ones for fork.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tfinator View Post
    No no no, that post was for forks- this ones for fork.
    Lol
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    I got a Fatboy large carbon fork for sale if anyone wants one.

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    What is the offset on this fork?
    (no I didn't call BD to find out)

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    If I am measuring it correctly - and as good as I can line up the yardstick, the ruler, and my eyeball - about 55mm.

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    can you run an offset wheel on this thing? like a Pugsley wheel?

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    Can anyone give any feedback on this fork? I'm sorta nervous buying a no name carbon fork from BikesDirect. Anybody know if it's tested to any kind of standards?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dledinger View Post
    If I am measuring it correctly - and as good as I can line up the yardstick, the ruler, and my eyeball - about 55mm.
    I forgot about this. Thanks!

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