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PostPosted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:50 pm 
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The later rc30's ( not carbon) and the rc31's (carbon) were available in different lengths.


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On-Ones inbred rigid fork or one of those pace like carbon forks off ebay provided your happy with a new fork :wink:


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 26, 2010 6:52 pm 
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Leave it be! It looks right as it is, and no mass produced modern fork will come close!


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 7:22 pm 
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Any fork better than the P2 is going to be a daft price. 8)


Salsa Cromoto is a better fork than a Project 2, in my opinion. 8)

Tapered legs, stainless dropouts, available in 425mm and not a silly price either.


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Ooh, they look nice. Do they do a rim brake version?

I like the tapered legs, similar to a Vicious Cycles fork... Now there's a thought :o


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sunchaser wrote:
Ooh, they look nice. Do they do a rim brake version?

I like the tapered legs, similar to a Vicious Cycles fork... Now there's a thought :o


Wiggle are doing them for £63 just now. And they have brake posts.


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PostPosted: Mon Dec 27, 2010 9:14 pm 
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Andy R wrote:
suburbanreuben wrote:
Any fork better than the P2 is going to be a daft price. 8)


Salsa Cromoto is a better fork than a Project 2, in my opinion. 8)

Tapered legs, stainless dropouts, available in 425mm and not a silly price either.
It may be better than the modern ones, but it ain't a patch on the originals, ride wise, looks wise or weight wise; half a pound heavier, with looks to match. A Kilauea desreves better. Isn't the stainless dropout model a dumbed down version of the original True Temper Cromoto?


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The Salsa cromoto is a brilliant fork for the money.

Owned one for a while now on a couple of bikes easily the most comfortable rigid fork I have ridden.

Just over 1000g with the steerer cut.

Just cut the canti bosses off of mine today for a new project :D

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sunchaser wrote:
Ooh, they look nice. Do they do a rim brake version?

I like the tapered legs, similar to a Vicious Cycles fork... Now there's a thought :o


Rim brake and disc brake mounts - just cut off whichever you don't need :wink:


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I prefer the non tapered style, on that frame at least I think it would look better. 1kg seems very heavy for a non susser fork.


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