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Con: Because there is only one side on the fork, it limits you to using disc brakes only, since there is no place to mount any type of rim brake solution.
Low end forks are generally not repairable. The primary reason is that spare parts are not readily available. They can however be serviced. The labor involved would make it prohibitive to pay for the service as it will likely exceed the forks' value. Most can be disassembled, cleaned and greased. Remove (read this as pry) the plastic caps on the upper legs. ...
I would say sell and buy a full bike (even second hand). Components on bike are chosen to work together with the frame geometry. Parts are way more expensive alone than as part of a bike. You could change transmission, seat post, and maybe handle bar. But don't mess with frame and suspension unless you know what you do. As a guideline you can choose ...
Like everyone, the first time I saw this fork I find it obvious that it must be weaker than conventional forks... Until I realized that conventional forks are not symmetrical at all. One side is the spring (air or metal spring) and the other side is the damper. This means the sides always works against each other. And the fork do not behave the same whether ...
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