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Old 01-03-2008, 09:17 PM   #144
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Originally Posted by Bandit Bill
There are several manufacturers, ranging from expensive to obscenely expensive.

Unit Leading Link forks are probably the most numerous, and inexpensive at ~$2500.00 shipped to the USA, available for a select range of motorcycles - they are somewhat universal in design, but use shims to adapt to different size triple trees. http://www.unitsidecars.co.uk/


EZS - http://www.ezs-usa.com/ezs1.htm

EML - http://www.emlsidecar.com/

Lowell Neff - http://neffdesign.angelcities.com/aboutus.htm

There are also a number of small shops in Europe, usually French or German who do their own in-house LL design and fabrication for regional customers.

My Leading Link front end was self-fabricated, with technical assistance from a reputable machine shop to do some of the more critical pieces. A fair amount of people attempt to design and build their own front ends - from a cost standpoint, it makes sense - but you bloody well better know what you are doing engineering wise, considering the obvious critical safety aspect of getting it done right the first time
Thanks a lot- great info
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