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  1. #1
    pk3 is offline
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    What does this translate to? "Suspension correct for a minimum 80 mm travel fork."

    Right now my bike is fully rigid. I like how it is.. however I've considered buying a suspension fork to swap out for longer rides. In human terms what does "Suspension correct for a minimum 80 mm travel fork" actually mean. Thanks!

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    It means the geometry of your frame won't change (much) if you throw an 80mm fork on there. If you go bigger, and put on a 150mm, your bike's handling will be all wonky, and you'll be angled back a bit more due to the longer fork.

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