26" disc fork?

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26" disc fork?

Postby Si » 20 Oct 2018, 9:07am

Can anyone recomend a fork for me:
26" wheel
1.1/8th ahead
Disc brake mount
Approx 37cm crown to dropout (ie not sus corrected)
long steerer
mudguard mounts
Ideally low rider mounts if poss
Strong enough to use on light/moderate offroad / gravel / bridleways
Not one of those chinese ebay carbon jobbies.


I have an old project 2 fork that almost fits the bill but the steerer is cut too short, and they dont seem to make them in this size anymore.

Thanks.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby reohn2 » 20 Oct 2018, 9:13am

Surly L26in Disc Trucker FORK?
Though I don't know a source.
Found one:- https://winstanleysbikes.co.uk/surly-lo ... D8QAvD_BwE
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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby Si » 20 Oct 2018, 3:31pm

Thanks, look very good, none in stock alas and they are £40 more in other shops.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby reohn2 » 20 Oct 2018, 4:53pm

Si wrote:Thanks, look very good, none in stock alas and they are £40 more in other shops.

It's showing in stock on the site :?
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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby chocjohn9 » 20 Oct 2018, 8:58pm

A Thorn 26 nomad fork in black is on sjs for £140 and is available. (In the current fork section)

I would call Winstanley before buying online there. A few times I've got excited before my hopes were dashed.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby PH » 20 Oct 2018, 9:02pm

reohn2 wrote:
Si wrote:Thanks, look very good, none in stock alas and they are £40 more in other shops.

It's showing in stock on the site :?

Could that be because you're looking at the rim brake version you linked to...

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby Si » 20 Oct 2018, 9:04pm

PH wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
Si wrote:Thanks, look very good, none in stock alas and they are £40 more in other shops.

It's showing in stock on the site :?

Could that be because you're looking at the rim brake version you linked to...

yep. Ive already got a set of the rim brake ones...was surprised to see they do a disc brake one and for the same price.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby PH » 20 Oct 2018, 9:09pm

Si wrote:I have an old project 2 fork that almost fits the bill but the steerer is cut too short, and they dont seem to make them in this size anymore.

Thanks.

There's a NOS Kona P2 on Ebay
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Kona-P2-fork ... rk:18:pf:0

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby reohn2 » 21 Oct 2018, 1:24am

PH wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
Si wrote:Thanks, look very good, none in stock alas and they are £40 more in other shops.

It's showing in stock on the site :?

Could that be because you're looking at the rim brake version you linked to...


You're right it could be :oops: apologies to Si
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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby reohn2 » 21 Oct 2018, 10:15pm

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby fixedfixer » 13 Nov 2018, 11:49am

Si, What steerer length do you need? I have a Kona P2 in the garage and could measure it up for you.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby Si » 13 Nov 2018, 1:35pm

Thanks....cant get at the bike until the weekend, but from memory: Pretty long!

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby fixedfixer » 13 Nov 2018, 1:40pm

I'll take a look at the fork then. From memory the bike it was used on had a long head tube so you could be in luck. PM if you like.

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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby fixedfixer » 14 Nov 2018, 9:23am

Si, measures 240mm of steerer tube. They are in reasonable condition, have the posts for V and the mount for disc. Mudguard eyes only on these - no low rider mounts.

Edit: I re read your intitial post and the need to know the crown to drop out measurement. I'll find that out. :wink:
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Re: 26" disc fork?

Postby fixedfixer » 14 Nov 2018, 6:25pm

Measured from centre mudguard bolt hole to drop out is 410 mm. Is that going to work for you?
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