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TOPIC: FORK BRACE

FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 00:15 #1

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Anyone out there know where I might get a Fork Brace for my 70 DT1c? Forks very flimsy takes very little wiggling to get forks out of alignment, is that normal? I don't remember them being this bad, but they had the braces

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FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 00:47 #2

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Just make sure the axle is tight & the clamp is pinching up the other end. then can only make sure the fork yoke clamps are tight & shouldn't be too bad. Front guard is a little help but not a lot. You're talking the steel lower sliders?, think they went alloy the following year. Used to be after market braces on ebay once upon a time.
Here's one for an AT1 but says 70--72 except 70 is steel sliders & 72 should be alloy so maybe it brackets on the same. Anyway--be too narrow for yours plus AT1 is !8 front--so forget that but take the pic to an engineer to get an idea maybe.
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FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 09:50 #3

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Keep looking, they're still out there !

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FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 10:50 #4

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RT325 wrote: J


This looks like a homemade job . The bottom by the bolts is straight and doesn't have the convex for the forks to fit in.
Cut outs are not rounded, but squared. 4 bolt pattern.

What is your riding style?

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FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 16:12 #5

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Rick C. The DT1 pic looks like you'd be lucky if the brace didn't run into the high guard on a hard landing.? Looks good though.

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FORK BRACE 11 Jun 2019 22:22 #6

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those are all nice putts!
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FORK BRACE 12 Jun 2019 12:25 #7

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FORK BRACE 12 Jun 2019 14:30 #8

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The old girl is in a good place and living the dream in Colorado!


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FORK BRACE 13 Jun 2019 21:28 #9

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3 bids so far.

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FORK BRACE 14 Jun 2019 23:49 #10

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just bid again

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