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Old August 23rd, 2007, 11:28 AM   #1
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Default buckshaver forks

Hello all, I just purchased a 1994 Buckshaver and it has what I believe are the original forks, but the tubes at the top are wide open. Is this normal or am I missing some pieces. Thanks in advance for your help.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 1:27 PM   #2
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I think that was nomal on the tange struts fork they came with.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 2:56 PM   #3
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I'm certainly not an expert here, but I think they originally came with little plastic caps that covered those tubes. Maybe fill them with handlebar end plugs?

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Old August 23rd, 2007, 4:53 PM   #4
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I remember somebody selling some Yo Eddy bar end plugs on ebay a while back. I doubt they were NOS and don't know if they fit your fork, but if they do they would look pretty sharp.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 9:44 PM   #5
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Default Caps...

I've got some caps that'll fit it, as long as it is indeed a Tange Strutz fork. I had a Strutz fork a while back that needed caps and I purchased several sets, although I'm not really sure why. I don't remember exactly where I got them and they're not OEM "Strutz" caps, but rather they're just nice thick generic caps that fit perfectly. Just let me know if you need a set.
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Old August 23rd, 2007, 9:48 PM   #6
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well, i would not know anything about about those Tange forks. my BuckShaver has a mint $510+ Yo fork! Yyyyyyyyyyaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

enjoy your bike. i find the BuckShaver to be such a great all around bike. rode it today in fact.


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