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Old October 16th, 2013, 7:33 AM   #1
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Default Super clean Yo-fork rebuilt - what d´ya say?

I´m about to build up a 1992 Yo Eddy but the fork was missing - so I had this one made by a german frame builder. I had a Yo back in the 90-ies - and it seems to me that this comes really close. The dropouts are even better with stainless steel reinforcements. What´s your opinion?
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Old October 16th, 2013, 7:48 AM   #2
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Impressive.
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Old October 16th, 2013, 10:35 AM   #3
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Looks nice! Even the teardrop gussets are close!
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Old October 16th, 2013, 12:47 PM   #4
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Old October 16th, 2013, 7:11 PM   #5
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Good to see these can still be fabricated for sensible money.
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Old October 17th, 2013, 7:23 AM   #6
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308 euro to be precise - which makes about 400 US-bucks

yeah, I guess american design with german craftmanship, that´s a good working melange

the guy who makes em is frame builder Georg Blaschke (www.gebla.de)

got to admit that after my first yo eddy I had italian steel bikes from Scapin which definitely outmatched the Yo in terms of craftmanship and technical design. And they rode better, reacted quicker - I ride them since 1997.

But hey, a Yo is still a Yo ... gotta have one
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Old October 18th, 2013, 6:21 PM   #7
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Hate to go against the grain, but doesn't look close, to me. Still, it's a nice looking segmented fork.
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Old October 18th, 2013, 7:57 PM   #8
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308 euro to be precise - which makes about 400 US-bucks

yeah, I guess american design with german craftmanship, that´s a good working melange

the guy who makes em is frame builder Georg Blaschke (www.gebla.de)

got to admit that after my first yo eddy I had italian steel bikes from Scapin which definitely outmatched the Yo in terms of craftmanship and technical design. And they rode better, reacted quicker - I ride them since 1997.

But hey, a Yo is still a Yo ... gotta have one
I'm looking forward to a detailed treatise on the semantics of 'frame feel' from you soon brutha.

Amen...
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Old October 19th, 2013, 12:26 AM   #9
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Georg rocks! He not only make great bikes but also good forks!

here the web address:http://www.gebla.de/

Please show us your build when the time comes.
I'm very excited to see your Yo Eddy. If you still need parts for your build, please let me know.

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Georg rocks! ...
Yes he does!

This is another one of his forks

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Old October 24th, 2013, 2:51 AM   #11
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Thumbs Up Another fork made by GEORG ;-)

Hi together,

the fork in my Titanium has also been made by GEORG (www.gebla.de).



Very good work in my opinion -
he knows what we want !

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Old October 24th, 2013, 8:16 AM   #12
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Hi together,

the fork in my Titanium has also been made by GEORG (www.gebla.de).



Very good work in my opinion -
he knows what we want !

Cheers,
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Wooooow !!! A true work of art
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Old October 25th, 2013, 4:37 PM   #13
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I would like to know what he uses for welding material. The brazing on the dropouts is a bit curious but otherwise a decent looking piece!
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Old October 29th, 2013, 10:43 AM   #14
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Thumbs Up Production steps of the fork...

Hi Steve,

here you'll find the particular production steps of the fork . Maybe that helps a bit - I'm sorry but it's only available in german... Georg wrote, that his forks have more weight than the original ones by Fat City Cycles (about 50 to 100 gramme).

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Old November 12th, 2013, 8:17 AM   #15
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Default I don´t care ...

... too much about if it´s 100 percent original. I just like the aggressive, straight looks of this forks design in general. The gussets are a nice extra, but I wouldn´t have needed them and I didn´t ask Georg for them. He just made them.
The dropouts are reinforced by stainless steel inserts. Maybe that´s why they look different in that area.
I´m going to cut down the steerer and let you know about the weight as soon as I get it back from painting. It won´t be a Fat City stock color, for sure! I got inspired by the colour schemes of the famous american Gretsch guitars (again german craftmanship in its origin, eh!), so it´s going to be a turquoise sparkle-glitter paint job. You see, t´s going to rock and roll!
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Old January 30th, 2014, 9:21 PM   #16
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is this one suspension corrected?

do you have the dimensions handy -
1. crown to axle length
2. rake

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