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Hey all,
I'm wondering if it would be okay to put a niner 490mm fork on an on one inbred. The reason I want to do this(and if my logic is flawed here pls let me know) is to slacken out the front a bit so as to be more suited for aggressive riding. I come from a 26" background on slack angle hardtails, but now am riding a rigid 29er. I want to keep the slacker front end. And I know about the banshee paradox, it is really kind of a last option. I really want steel.
Thanks for your help.
 

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I really want steel.
Canfield Nimble 9?

Having that I was thinking of getting a 16" Inbred (currently ride a rigid 18" Inbred) as it has a 1 degree slacker head angle, then running 100mm forks, for similar reasons. Worried top tube might be too short though.
 

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They designed the inbred around a 100mm Reba, those are 506mm I believe, so a 490mm Niner shouldn't be an issue.
 

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The stock On One fork is 470mm. This what size rigid fork I use on my Inbred. I like it but the steering is quick

But I switch between a 100mm Tora too, which is ~510mm, or 490mm with sag. The Inbred still feels pretty good with this long a fork. The BB is higher too, I think it ends up ~12+3/4"
 

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wncunderground said:
Does it slack out the head angle a bit, or does it remain relatively the same?
slacks it out enough for me to notice. Stock HA is 72 for most sizes and based on the rest of the geo I used a program to calculate the HA with a 510mm fork at ~70+3/4 IIRC
 

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I'm doing the same thing. I have an orange 18" Inbred sitting here waiting for a tang 490 niner fork (should be in this week). The on one carbon fork has a rake of 47 mm against the 39 of the niner. I'm no frame numbers wizzard but I think that should behave about the same.
 
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