Wanted Info on 1930's Excelsior JAP's

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Zunspec
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Re: Wanted Info on 1930's Excelsior JAP's

Unread post by Zunspec » Sun Sep 30, 2012 9:12 am

Hi DAM,

I noticed that a outfit from India is now making a range of repro Girder forks, this is one of several types listed on eBay:

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BRAND-NEW-ROY ... 416b51959f

If they could do the same for a set of Seeley forks that would be well handy :D

Cheers Zunspec

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Re: Wanted Info on 1930's Excelsior JAP's

Unread post by DAM » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:15 am

There has been mention of the Indian girder forks on other forums, there are different opinions out there on the build quality of them.

I'm keeping as many original parts on my Excelsior as possible, so would rather get my original Webb racing forks re-tubed even if it costs a bit more..

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Re: Wanted Info on 1930's Excelsior JAP's

Unread post by Zunspec » Sun Sep 30, 2012 10:29 am

Hi DAM,

I understand the desire to keep as much of the original metal as possible. If you are stuck for complete front end however they would be an option worth considering. Amazing what is coming out of little Indian workshops for the classic bike market these days.

Cheers Geoff

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