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I have decided to keep riding my 1992 +/- Fisher Paragon that has had one of the original RockShox since I upgraded to a shock shortly after I bought the bike in the early nineties. It has the 1.25" Evolution headset of course, and I'm wondering if anyone has any advice / direction / consolation if I get to the day where I hit one more rock than the shock could take and it gives up the ghost...

What would I do?? I assume that there are no 1.25" shocks anymore, but have gotten clues that you can use some sort of adapter piece so that a new 1.125" shock can be fitted to this bike / headset. If it mattered steering tube wise, I still have the original rigid fork tucked away.

Any help would be appreciated, and would save me having to retire the old friend.
 

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No Sweat, you've plenty of options.

1. If you've got a little extra cash chapping your hide, C King makes the Devolution headset, which fits in your 1.25 HT & holds a 1.125 fork.

2. For a tenth of the cost, there are a couple companies like Wheels Mfg, Problem Polvers, or someone makes reducer cups for your HT, which after bashing in place, will hold a standard 1.125 Headset & Fork. Look closely on Cambria's site. Marzocchi or someone makes a set that are a third the cost of the Wheels mfg set...

3. I've got an original CR-7/Paragon 1.25" stock fork here, in black chrome. Brand new, I picked it up for my ancient Supercal, but forgot I've got a pair of painted to match Mag-20's on there, and at that rate, the vintage-gobbledyguk meter can't be topped, even by the actual stock fork, koski-style drops & tuning fork blades bedamned... It cost me about $40. If you or anyone else has a serious passion for restoring your fisher with it, feel free to email me, or it'll just sit in it's box here, which is fine too...
 

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Well, that's encouraging! Thanks.

I know where to find Cambria, but I've never heard of C King or their headset - is that available from Cambria?

Sorry I can't help you unload your fork...I've still got my unused one sitting in storage for a Mag-20 emergency.

Appreciate the leads...
 
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