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    Girder, not Girvin, Fork

    Maybe all of you already know this guy; maybe not.

    The Full Moto geo looks like that other English "all-terrain" bike (edit: the Cleland! ...finally remembered the name), but I wonder how it does on steeps.

    ....and that fork (scroll to 1/1/2018)

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    Your first bike always seems pretty awesome. Looks like he did a fine job and I'm sure it's fun to ride. Having the bars higher and weight over the BB is something everyone already does - so it's revolutionary compared to, say, a mountain bike from 1993.

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    Cool. I like the vibe.

    I'd be willing to help make a fully functional example, wherever I might be capable.

    Quite willing.

    EDIT: of the fork specifically
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    Mr. Davey has very little knowledge if geometry and completely went down the wrong road. We don't need bikes like this.

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    Why don't "we" need bikes like this? At least he is thinking about what he wants, and then building something to try out those thoughts.

    A while ago I had a ride on an 80 year old bike belonging to a work colleague. It was a world away from current fashions, but the complete package worked beautifully. I'm borrowing it this winter to figure out why it works, and then trying to condense that into a lighter modern variation as my utility / commuter.

    I saw his reworked Sturmey hub a few years ago and was quite impressed - almost enough to overlook the logo and T-shirts :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Fleas View Post

    The Full Moto geo looks like that other English "all-terrain" bike (edit: the Cleland! ...finally remembered the name), but I wonder how it does on steeps.
    'Full moto geo' looks like a design from 10 years ago that doesn't need high rise handlebars. I like high rise handlebars. It's interesting that his previous bike was a Last Fast Forward, a modern design.
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