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    Any Big Boys Running A Carbon Fiber Fork?

    Hey Guys,

    I like the idea of the weight saving carbon fork, but being over 300 lbs. would I picking carbon fiber splinters out of my ass very soon after installing one? And do they really offer a bit of "suspension"?

    Thanks in advance for entertaining my questions!

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    Apparently Niner forks don't have a weight limit. Probably your best bet.

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    how about the on one carbon fork? do they have a weight limit?

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    Fwiw, at my heaviest I was 270 and have been riding a WB carbon fork on my 29er for the past two years with no problem. With gear, at times, I'm sure I was pushing close to 300.

    As mentioned already, though, Niner lists no weight limit whereas WB specs their's at 210(?).

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    Just giving you options. Check out Whisky Parts Whisky Parts Co. | Hard-Working Bike Parts for Hard-Working People

    They're cheaper than the NINER forks and don't have a weight limit as far I remember.

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