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    J_B
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    I am stupid so I have a stupid SS question.

    Local LBS is closing it's doors and since I have been thinking about getting a SS they have a Bianchi W.U.S.S(at least I think that's what they call it) that is my size.

    My stupid question is since the W.U.S.S is fully rigid, can I replace the rigid fork with a Fox? Would it ruin the geometry? I'm not talking a Fox 36RC2, just a 100mm.

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    yes, but i think that they are designed around an 80mm fork.havnt been a bianchi dealer for a few years
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    Man, respect yourself!
    You are not stupid, can't stand people calling themselves stupid!

    It's just a question, how should you know such **** if you are not working bikes, and more specific, Bianchi bikes?

    Have fun ridng your bike!

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    A 100mm fork would chopper it out a bit. The frame is designed around an 80mm fork like hollister said.

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    Quote Originally Posted by JJT
    You are not stupid, can't stand people calling themselves stupid!

    Yeah, Only a stupid person would call themselves stupid! Doh!
    I'm UNIQUE... just like everybody else.

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    Using a 100mm fork when it's intended for an 80mm fork will relax the angles a little bit. The feel of the bike will change a little bit, but it will probably still ride and handle well. I would not worry about putting a 100mm fork on.

    Back in the early 1990's when suspension forks were just getting popular there was no such thing as a suspension corrected frame. Adding a suspension fork changed the angles as much or more than we are talking about with the Bianchi. Many people, including myself, put forks on those old frames, they rode fine.

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    heck yes put that fork on there
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    While you have a rigid bike, try it on a trail. Maybe you will not like it but, then again, you might.

    I sometimes take my ooold rigid bike on easy trails and it feels pretty cool. I keep it pretty tame because I am not sure what the old thing can take.

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