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    Salsa Vaya Fork

    Any one replaced their Vaya fork with something lighter? I am looking to keep the handling about the same and tire clearance around 40-45 mm. Thoughts?

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    I've got the Spot carbon fork on my Vaya Ti. Deets in this thread:


    Lightweight Vayas???
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    I'd like to know more about the stock 2013 Vaya fork. What I've heard is that Salsa actually beefed up the new fork after a few older forks failed in the field. Anybody know more about this?
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    I've run both the Winwood Muddy Cross fork and now the Whisky No. 7 Fork on my Vaya, both with good results. The Whisky is a tad bit lighter and perhaps a hair bit better at vibration dampening.

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    Have you had increase issues with shoe rub? If I understand everything with changing the rake

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    In a word, No.

    Is it possible to have overlap? Yup. I ride a 55.

    Is it frequent? Nope.

    Would 5mm change things? No. In the circumstances where I can overlap, 5mm wouldn't make a difference.

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    I do have overlap issues on my 57cm. That is with a pretty chunky fender though. Remove the fender and grab the 5mm from the stock fork and I'd eliminate the overlap. Just that close here.
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