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I got some pd-m520 pedals for my birthday and need to get some solid, inexpensive shoes to go w/ them. I saw some Shimano M063 on ebay, what others would you recommend?

I'm also looking for a new fork for my Trek 4300 disc. The original was a pretty major weak point and after a year and a half it's shot. My budget max on the fork is $250. I'm assuming an air is the best?

This looks like a good deal but I'm pretty illiterate when it comes to bike parts, is it?
http://wheelworld.com/product/rockshox-2008-recon-race-solo-air-8118.htm

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Just be aware of the steerer length. It's a OEM fork so has been cut.
 

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Is steerer length determined by the bike's height or my height/preference? If it's me, what'd be a good length?
 

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mtb4funn said:
Is steerer length determined by the bike's height or my height/preference? If it's me, what'd be a good length?
The minimum steerer length is determined by the length of the head tube, the "thickness" of your headset and the thickness of your stem.

Of course you can have a longer steerer and use spacers if you find that a comfortable riding position.

a search finds this thread How do i find the steerer length i need for my bike?
 

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First option should be a shop to try some on. Buying shoes online is a great way to end up with a bunch of extra shoes around the place.

If you're deadset on ordering online, try Zappos.com -- free shipping both ways (returns that is), so it's like having the shoe store come to you:
http://www.zappos.com/cycling-shoes~1

On the fork, the one listed is a hair over 7" long on the steer tube. Not very long, so it will likely fit only Small frames, and possibly a few low Mediums, but if you're over 5'6", it'll leave you needing to find riser stems / bars most likely.
 
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