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    is good MTB fork ?

    BEIOU贝欧碳纤维自行车前叉山地车前叉硬叉BO-FK004 3色-淘宝网
    $120 for 450gr ?? they say its 3K.
    So how you think, can this fork handle light downhill?
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    I would NOT use that for light DH....downhill and carbon NO
    "The mind will quit....well before the body does"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    downhill and carbon NO
    even Ritchey Pro fork??
    Sorry, bad english.
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    When you say light downhill, what are you actually describing? Are you describing XC trails that have some descending, or are you talking about green or blue rated bike park style downhill trails? A rigid fork is not likely to survive long when the bike's wheels leave the ground.
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    hm...... trails is smooth enough
    I mean high stress descending through trees roots, rocks, and 30cm drops.
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    That is the kind of riding that rigid MTB's began with 30 years ago. The thing that will kill a rigid carbon fork is front impact, so as long as you're lifting the wheel and not running into obstacles and letting the wheel do the impact absorption, the carbon fork shouldn't be any riskier than a rigid steel or alloy fork. Although those would bend before snapping.
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    yeah
    my 200mm travel elbows can absorb high obstacles
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    I would not buy a fork from a company that is unsure which side the brake bosses should be on.

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    I buy anyway and test it.
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