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So, I had been wanting to build a springer fork because I just could not decide on available ones, yet now concede if I haven't done it yet I should just buy.
My issues; I could easily purchase a black (no full chrome fork on this thing) Schwinn type but not sure about the "knee action". The Monark forks are good looking. I would love it if they had the main fork curved. Could/would the Schwinn Ashtabula curved fork be used in place of the Monark main fork?
Oops, forgot, I do like the simplicity of the Rat Trap style, so that was almost an ebay purchase.
 

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Wildcat has made a few springers. You can read about one here:

 

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Very neat.
Oops more fun. The head tube and bearing race is 9". More reading for me.
 
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Modern Monark style forks as well as modern Schwinn style forks are just too stiff and heavy. The Roadmaster forks are the best of all the ones i have tried, so if you can get your hands on a vintage one - go for it! ;)
 
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Using the fork that came with your bike as a starting point saves some work and money. A rat trap copy might not be too hard to make. Post up your bike to get some ideas.

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