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Is this fork what I want...?(14 posts)

Is this fork what I want...?Farmpunker
Feb 24, 2003 4:43 AM
Hello,
My fork search takes me to ebay item 2712929110, a voodoo fork, looks straight bladed. The price is right in my range.
Anyone running this fork? The seller says it is "canitlever ready". I can't see the posts very well, so does this mean it's canitlever only? Will I be able to use my vee brakes?
re: Is this fork what I want...?rockdogger
Feb 24, 2003 8:11 AM
Canti's and V's use the same bosses. You are all set there. Voodoo's are not straight legged though. Still a "decent" fork for $50.
If you want a straight leg fork, Bikeman.com sells the Kona Project 2 brand new for appr $60.
Kona is inch and an eighth only....nmFarmpunker
Feb 24, 2003 10:00 AM
I thought Kona Offered A 1"James_M
Feb 24, 2003 3:48 PM
When I called Bikeman last week to ask about getting an 1 1/8 cross fork I could have sworn they said they had 1" only at that time. I could be wrong but it is worth a try. The Kona's must be popular because I could not find anyone that had them in stock and was told the factory would not be shipping them out until the end of March.
I bought a 1" 3 weeks agorockdogger
Feb 24, 2003 4:04 PM
The don't produce them anymore and they're not advertised on the website (bikeman) but they still have/can get them
Well, I'll be...Farmpunker
Feb 24, 2003 6:27 PM
Hey, big thanks for the Bikeman heads up. I actually bought my frame through Bikeman. Very good people. I was going to get a fork off them, too, seeing as how I've not had much luck in the ebay department. But I was given to understand that the Kona only came in inch and an eighth. The older Kona forks were inch. Maybe Bikeman has a pile of them sitting around....
I'll email Bikeman and see what they say.
re: Is this fork what I want...?lanpope
Feb 24, 2003 5:00 PM
The only P2 I can find on Bikeman's website is the 26". Am I just overlooking the 700c? Can someone please post a link or give the address for the cyclocross version.

Here is the one I am looking at...

http://www.bikeman.com/catalog/forks/rigidkonaproject2.htm

Thanks
Let's Try That Again....lanpope
Feb 24, 2003 5:24 PM
Sorry...

http://www.bikeman.com/catalog/forks/rigidkonaproject2
Let's Try That Again....James_M
Feb 24, 2003 11:05 PM
I can never get the link thing right but if you go to their site and select Forks (from the categories that scroll across the page)and then select cyclocross from the resulting window you will see the 700C P2.
Let's Try That Again....James_M
Feb 24, 2003 11:14 PM
OK I just tried to follow my own instructions and could not find that scrolling catagory list. In general if you just look for the forks section of their online catalog you will see the cyclocross section with the P2 listed.
Thanks...lanpope
Feb 25, 2003 8:49 AM
Yeah I found it. Funny, I can not get to the cross fork from the index on the left hand of their website, but I can from the scrolling link at the top.

Thanks Again

Lets see if I can make the link....

Kona Cross P2 Fork
Guess it wasn't now it's gone... bought.... dammit...nmFarmpunker
Feb 24, 2003 3:02 PM
Patience, Patiencetriangleforge
Feb 25, 2003 8:40 AM
Icycles seems to put up a couple of these on Ebay every two or three weeks, and they almost always go at the opening bid price of $49.

I bought one from them about six months ago, and it's perfectly nice for a $50 fork. A little on the heavy side, but nothing to get too worked up about.

Kinesis alu forks show up there pretty regularly as well.

Miss one? It's like a bus, just wait a little while and another will be along directly...

Cheers!
another optionrockdogger
Feb 25, 2003 2:11 PM
Try calling the guys at cyclocrossworld.com. They don't have any 1" steel forks advertised on the site but they usually have lot's of stuff laying around. It's also the end of the season and they are selling off their team bikes and parts. I got an awesome deal on Lyne Bessette's old 1" carbon fork.