I'm nearing the point of making my steel front fork. I've been mulling over my original design, and have a question or two for those of you that make your own.
In my original geometry I ran a line from my front axle points to the center of the head tube, and ran the fork tubes along this plane. It's going to be a little more involved to make the cuts that way, and I'm not sure it has any design advantage. Initially I thought it might lessen the moment on the joining segments, but I'm not so sold on that now.
Do those of you that make forks just run the fork tubes parallel to the head tube, and offset them forward with the other segments? Do you have reason for one or the other?
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