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    Fork offsets

    I just wanted to get your advices on a new fork I need to get. It is for a Spider FS and I'm looking for the Pike 29 140 mm but it comes in 51 mm offset and 46 mm offset. What do you think? Thanks

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    51mm offset was a pleasant upgrade from my previous 44mm fork. I'd go for it, absolutely!
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    This is a good explanation of the different handling characteristics you can expect with 46mm vs 51mm offset. Art's Cyclery Blog Ask a Mechanic: 29er Forks ? 46mm or 51mm Offset?

    It explains why you need to assess your type of riding, what kind of trails you ride, and what handling characteristics you want, before assuming 51mm will be better.

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    Thanks that was a good explanation of offset
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    Thanks to all of you ... Now

    What about the compatibility of this fork with my wheel

    The fork has a Dropouts: 15mm MaxleLite

    The wheel I have is a Mavic C29ssmax with a front hub 9/15 x 100

    Thanks again!

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    The 15x100 part of 9/15 x100 means the wheel is compatible.

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