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by StephenW
3 Aug 2016, 10:28am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 26" hub brake compatible fork
Replies: 16
Views: 1511

Re: 26" hub brake compatible fork

Hello Cotterpins

Thanks for that. Unfortunately I don't think the steerer tube will be long enough - needs to be about 25cm for my bike.

But thanks anyway.
by StephenW
2 Aug 2016, 8:37pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 26" hub brake compatible fork
Replies: 16
Views: 1511

Re: 26" hub brake compatible fork

Gerry: Yes it's one inch threaded. I've had a look around and a think, and a plan is coming together. I'm going to use this fork: http://en.hollandbikeshop.com/bicycle-parts-city-bike/bicycle-fork-headset/bicycle-fork/bicycle-fork-26-inch/cortina-fork-u4-mini-26-inch-girls-matt-black/ Somehow I over...
by StephenW
25 Jul 2016, 9:01pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 26" hub brake compatible fork
Replies: 16
Views: 1511

Re: 26" hub brake compatible fork

Hello everyone Thanks for the helpful replies. Gerry: Yes, I think using a disc fork could be a good idea. Even if I don't use the mounting holes for a disc caliper, I could use a strap to hold the hub reaction arm on. The fork would be designed for taking braking forces in this way. Brucey: The Pas...
by StephenW
25 Jul 2016, 12:53pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: 26" hub brake compatible fork
Replies: 16
Views: 1511

26" hub brake compatible fork

Hello all I have a 26" (559 mm) wheel bike that I use for riding around town. At the weekend I fell off while riding on a rough track through a field, and the fork now is bent, so that the steering pulls to the right. We tried clamping the fork in a vice, and also hitting it with big heavy thin...
by StephenW
6 Mar 2016, 1:14pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Lepper Tour and other mattress-type saddles
Replies: 0
Views: 206

Lepper Tour and other mattress-type saddles

Hello all I was wondering if anyone has experience with the Lepper Tour saddle, or other mattress-type saddles in general? I'm looking for a new saddle for my town bike, which has an upright riding position and is mainly used for shortish trips. I seem to have quite wide sit bones, so it needs to be...