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 Post subject: Twisted forks
PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:01 pm 
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Can anyone advise if my assumption of twisted forks is right, basically the stem and front wheel point forward in line but the forks and cantilever look wierd, I've seen bent forks but not twisted ones.

Not sure if you can make it out from the photo but it looks wrong.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 7:03 pm 
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need some pics from the front and side to help...are your cantis set up equaly as the left one looks further down then the right one.


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Hi,

The canti's are are not anywhere near symmetrical, the one on the right on the photo looks bent back at the boss to me but theres no paint split anywhere to indicate any bend/damage.


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my thoughts exactly..bent canti..


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but I think its that side of the fork causing it, I suppose the only way to suss it is to take the forks off and see if they lay level on a flat surface??


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PostPosted: Sat Aug 09, 2008 8:39 pm 
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Looks like the fork is twisted to me. If in that pic, the stem and wheel are in line, then the crown certainly is'nt. :?

You may be able to get them realigned, but most likely scrap. :(


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