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Old June 29th, 2017, 8:34 PM   #1
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Default Factory Ti BOI forks - made by ex employees ?

Saw a comment on FB that these exist. Anybody got any pics of the forks and one fitted to a bike ?
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Saw a comment on FB that these exist. Anybody got any pics of the forks and one fitted to a bike ?
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Old June 30th, 2017, 2:16 PM   #3
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I tend to agree but a FB guy called Brent Davis from Mass, said there were a few made by factory employees. I have never seen an exact BOI replica made in Ti, though i would like too
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I tend to agree but a FB guy called Brent Davis from Mass, said there were a few made by factory employees. I have never seen an exact BOI replica made in Ti, though i would like too
I guess an exact BOI in ti would be too flexy and maybe.. prone to breakage. You need different parameters in titanium.
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Mike Augspurger worked for Fat Chance and founded One Off. He made rigid titanium forks.

http://merlintitanium.com/collection..._titanium.html
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Mike Augspurger worked for Fat Chance and founded One Off. He made rigid titanium forks.

http://merlintitanium.com/collection..._titanium.html
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Mike Augspurger worked for Fat Chance and founded One Off. He made rigid titanium forks.

http://merlintitanium.com/collection..._titanium.html

Wow....thats more like it....drool drool
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I think Chris never built a titanium fork (neither a Yo Eddy nor a BOI fork).
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Old September 13th, 2018, 4:37 AM   #9
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I have Morati Ti forks on my 97 FAT Ti and they are incredible to ride. Perfectly complimenting the frame handling. No suspension is needed with Ti post, Ti riser bars and stem. I sold a set of Ti segmented forks to a chap in Germany for his FAT Ti and he also loves the ride/handling. My point is, i’m surprised there are not more high end segmented fork offerings in Titanium. Of course they need to be well made, stiff enough etc and they are costly but still on par with quality suspension forks. I have heard of brake judder/over flex issues on the longer 29er Ti forks eg Black Sheep Ti. When made right they just flat out transform the ride.
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