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    Kona Raijin Carbon Fork Choice

    Need help on pairing a carbon rigid fork to the Raijin - essentially a titanium trails 29er. My understanding is different frame materials will make the fork feel and behave differently

    I've been looking at Niner's offerings the QR and RDO QR15, although the RDO price is hard to swallow.

    Anything else I should be considering? Presumably I need something around 470 a-c?

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    the same question was asked 4 days ago here:

    Need advice about rigid carbon fork for Stumpy

    I'm sure it's been asked before "which carbon fork"" , so a search may yield more results.

    Long thread about the Niner here:

    Niner Carbon Fork one of the greatest 29er sales successes of all time
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    Quote Originally Posted by Swerny View Post
    the same question was asked 4 days ago here:

    Need advice about rigid carbon fork for Stumpy

    I'm sure it's been asked before "which carbon fork"" , so a search may yield more results.

    Long thread about the Niner here:

    Niner Carbon Fork one of the greatest 29er sales successes of all time
    Thanks for the reply. I have read the 1st thread you link. That OP's intended use was pretty 'tame' ie pavement, jeep roads - non trail. So, I should have stated my use will be trail, woodsy, technical, slow fast etc.

    I've just gone through the 2nd, some good stuff, but still not specific

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    Specialized is coming out w/a tapered 480mm a-to-c carbon fork that will supposedly be availabe to the aftermarket.

    Special Report: Specialized 2013 29"er Product Launch- Updated again!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ryder1 View Post
    Specialized is coming out w/a tapered 480mm a-to-c carbon fork that will supposedly be availabe to the aftermarket.

    Special Report: Specialized 2013 29"er Product Launch- Updated again!
    Brilliant - thanks for the heads up on the Chisel. I like the idea of 480 better, albeit with no maxle. Spesh usually do a decent job of things



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