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Front fender very close to frame

  • 07 Feb 2020 5:20 AM
    Message # 8732152

    Hello, I mounted original fender to original front forks and the fender is about 3/16" away from frame down tubes.The fender mounted nicely to front forks.I don't see any bad obvious bend in forks from an accident.Handle bars mounted good.Frame down tubes are straight.I see in 101 manual that fork offset should be 4 13/16". I measured this fork offset to be approx 4". Were there different forks made for early scouts,chiefs that are different from 101? Or is this front fork that far off?I looked at some pictures of other bikes at the fender to frame gap and some are larger than others but none as close as mine. Anybody experience different front end offsets?  thanks again

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