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  1. #1
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    WTB: Salsa Firestarter Fork (or other similar fork for my El Mar)

    Hey folks-
    I have an El Mar that I'm wanting to convert to more of a bike packing/s24O machine than a bouncy MTB. I'm looking to go B+ and rigid.

    A) Is the Salsa Firestarter (steel) fork a good candidate for this? I chose it over the grande because of he braze-on situation.

    2) If not that fork then what (in steel) would you recommend?

    iii) Does anyone have one they're looking to part with?

    Justin, in Oakland

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  2. #2
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    Oct 2015
    The Firestarter is perfect for this. I couldn't find any El Mar A2C specs on the Salsa site, but I can't imagine being different enough to matter. If you want to stick with steel and go a different route, you should try a Surly fork.

    PS Also in Oakland!
    2003 Kona A
    2005 Kona A
    2012 Cannondale Hooligan
    2016 Salsa Deadwood

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