Bottema 1 1/8" Threadless Fork
When Jeff Bottema designed the original Bottema
forks in 1978, he chose thicker tubing and longer leg tubes to
eliminate unwanted ?ex. Then, he and Raleigh teammate Toby Henderson
tested them to make sure they suited the needs of professional racers.
The forks were an instant success and over the decades achieved legend
Working with Jeff and Toby, American BMX
Company updated the forks with modern dimensions like 1 1/8” threadless
steerer tubes, oversize 1 1/8” legs and 4mm thick, laser-cut dropouts to
?t 20” through 29” wheels, while retaining the original design
Bottema forks are built by Tange from 100%
4130-chromoly tubing and feature an innovative dropout and dropout-saver
design that works equally well with 10 and 20mm hub axles.