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    Carbon forks ?

    What are the benefits of rigid carbon forks besides the weight?

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    The weight.
    "It's only when you stand over it, you know, when you physically stand over the bike, that then you say 'hey, I don't have much stand over height', you know"-T. Ellsworth

    You're turning black metallic.

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    How's the ride compared to steel or ti ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0351 View Post
    How's the ride compared to steel or ti ?
    It's quite stiff and don't expect too much shock absorption.
    For what kind of rides do you want to use it?
    Also if you use it, mount an wider front tyre. ( around 2.3 width)

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    I got float 29 now but I love the simple but badass look of carbon, I ride urban mostly and anything when ever I can

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    It is quite stiff and light.

    But what's really nice is that when you stand up and climb you can really make your bike GO !

    Connection with the trail / needing to really focus on techy trails / etc ... search the threads 'cause they're out there but lots of us love riding rigid.

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    I might go that way, sell the float 29's

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0351 View Post
    What are the benefits of rigid carbon forks besides the weight?



    Your wallet gets lighter too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirty $anchez View Post
    Your wallet gets lighter too.
    Hahaha, I love it!

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    Ok then since we're talking carbon forks, what's worth lookin at?

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    30% off Whisky Parts forks if you get the offer on Facebook

    or you can just hit up the Chinese Carbon 29er thread in this forum and buy a Chinese one

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    Quote Originally Posted by 0351 View Post
    Ok then since we're talking carbon forks, what's worth lookin at?
    Niner.

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    Where are the Whisky's made?

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