Re: Suspension Fork on Cruiser
I've been exploring the same idea and here's what I've discovered by asking.
Older, earlier high end mountain bikes with suspension forks used a 1" steerer. Not so on the new generation. They've all gone to 1 1/8". I was told to check out thrift stores, used bike places and garage sales for an older MTB. The stem length is also important.
I was told early Rock Shock (not sure of the spelling) forks are 1" but they're getting hard to find.
Keep us informed. I'm sure there are quite a few cruiser owners who'd like to add a little softness to their rides. The springers just don't seem to offer the same degree of shock absorbing I've felt on a suspension fork.
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Last edited by 2door; 02-18-2011 at 11:43 AM.