Brand new to single-speeds...Looking to build/buy a nice one for commuting as my Giant Escape 1 is dying.
Small update for any one who is interested:
1) I got in touch with BLB and their flat Crown fork isn't available in 1.1/8" :(
2) Tange (https://www.tange-design.com/component_list.php?type_sn=5) do some great looking chrome forks, of which the T-2S01, T-2S02 and T-2M04D models are all 1.1/8" threadless.
3) Soma Fabrications (https://www.somafab.com/parts/forks) also do some nice chrome forks as well though they are all 1" threadless from what I can tell.
4) Soma and Tange seem to be available from https://southerndistributors.co.uk/ but unfortunately no prices are listed on the website.
@MCamb - I hadn't seen those Origin8 ones; their website doesn't list a chrome version so I wonder if it's an older model or custom? I haven't checked with all the LBS; one couldn't source Nitto components so I'm not too confident... worth an ask tomorrow I suppose.
@M_V - that flat crown BLB fork is why I'm seriously considering using an adaptor headset... as MCamb suggested I'm gonna give them a call tomorrow to see what they say.
@JamJam - yea I'd spotted the Tsunami ones as well but am a little hesitant. I didn't think to look at their reviews on alibaba.
Yep, this is about the only one I've found (so far). Too bad I don't really like the style. Would definitely prefer one with a nice crown. Have considered trying to get a second hand Surly Steamroller fork and then get it chromed but... faff...
As @Lolo said, shim the headtube and/or get a headset that steps down the size. But I'd rather stick with 1-1/8" if I can given that's the modern standard.
As the title says, I'm looking to replace the PlanetX carbon fork on my Cinelli Gazzetta (that I purchased off the forum) with a chrome plated cromoly fork but can't seem to find many/any with a 1-1/8" threadless steerer tube. Preferably with a nice crown drilled to accept a brake.
Does anyone know where I can get one? Or should I just give up and downsize to a 1" threadless steerer tube?
Hey. Are the bars still available? Do you know the (centre-to-centre) width? Willing to post the bars only to Oxford?
I'm interested. Whereabouts in Oxfordshire are you based? I'm Oxford based and would be keen to view/test ride if possible?
@midlife, is that a bad thing? (Asking as a newb...)
So I take it this has been sold to @sacredhart?
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