Re: [CR]straight forks and track stem auction

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From: <Philcycles@aol.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Dec 2003 11:45:18 EST
Subject: Re: [CR]straight forks and track stem auction
Cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org


In a message dated 12/24/03 8:26:40 AM, NortonMarg@aol.com writes:
>The straight bladed forks have the same off set, it's just in the crown,
>not
>the blade. You build a curved blade fork one of two ways: either start
>with
>curved blades (and hope they're the same), jig it up, braze, OR start with
>straight blades, braze, bend (and hope they bend the same). Adjust as necessary
>for alignment.

Or, bend the blades then braze, which is what I do. There's a photo of the braze then bend method somewhere that Trek (I beleive) used to use. Phil Brown Still raining in San Rafael, calif.