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Want to put a new fork so I can go threadless and add front disc brakes. I would guess the bike is mid 90's. I know some of the voyager 2 and 3's ame with susp. forks.

But don't know if the frame calls for a suspension-corrected or non-suspension corrected fork.

Thanks for any help.
 

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Gargamel said:
Want to put a new fork so I can go threadless and add front disc brakes. I would guess the bike is mid 90's. I know some of the voyager 2 and 3's ame with susp. forks.

But don't know if the frame calls for a suspension-corrected or non-suspension corrected fork.

Thanks for any help.
I strongly suspect the various models had the same frame, so you probably won't change anything going with a fork with travel comparable to the II and III models. Note that the max travel offered on those was 3.0" (<80mm). Depending on how you wan to ride, the geometry change may or may not be a big deal, anyway. Best is probably to measure the bottom of the head tube to dropout distance on the bike as-is and compare that with potential new forks. Assume 20-25% (of available travel) sag with the suspension fork, so the shock fork should be a little longer.
 

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cegrover said:
I strongly suspect the various models had the same frame, so you probably won't change anything going with a fork with travel comparable to the II and III models. Note that the max travel offered on those was 3.0" (<80mm). Depending on how you wan to ride, the geometry change may or may not be a big deal, anyway. Best is probably to measure the bottom of the head tube to dropout distance on the bike as-is and compare that with potential new forks. Assume 20-25% (of available travel) sag with the suspension fork, so the shock fork should be a little longer.
Thanks for the reply.

I neglected to say I'm just going to put another rigid fork on (disc-compatible) since this bike only sees around-town riding.

Thanks again.
 
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