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 Post subject: Disc mount CX forks
PostPosted: Thu Jan 23, 2003 12:16 am 
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Thinking about building up a CX bike for this comming winter (summer here currently in Southern Hemesphere, 47C on Sat - ouch) and would like to know who makes the lightest CX fork with disk mounts.

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 Post subject: No weights, but...
PostPosted: Fri Jan 24, 2003 7:58 pm 
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I've no weight but this steel fork from Sniper Racing looks light:


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 Post subject: Carbon CX Forks
PostPosted: Thu Dec 25, 2003 1:12 am 
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I've been reliably informed Wound Up is making their CX fork with an optional Disc mount.

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WOW! That looks great! I was thinking about adding a rear disk brake to my bike, but I was just not sure how it would look, but if it looks half as good as the job you did I would be happy.

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RubenJ wrote:
WOW! That looks great! I was thinking about adding a rear disk brake to my bike, but I was just not sure how it would look, but if it looks half as good as the job you did I would be happy.


You could add a disk brake on your bike if you have disk tabs on your frame and fork. If it doesn't, you could purchase a adaptor for your frame and change your fork.
I do not advice this since it would make your bike heavier. The best thing you could do is purchase a new and lighter frame.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 08, 2004 10:31 pm 
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I'm sure that prize would go to the woundup disk fork...
http://advancedcomposites.com/woundup.htm
it's not on their website yet, but I've seem them and they are sweet!


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The Team X Disc Cross Fork is also available. It has a thoroughly tested standard 160mm universal disc brake mount to hold up to the most extreme braking forces.


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