Singlespeed & Fixed Gear - HELP!!!!! im ordering a a track framset but do i get a carbon or aluminum fork??
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03-13-09, 04:26 PM
HI, i was going to get a track frame set and it comes with an aluminum straight fork but i can upgrade to a carbon one. i ride a steel frame now and have no experience with an aluminum frame. i live i the city in Houston TX and roads are... well.. questionable so yeah. also, i dont do tricks or anything just kinda like going fast. ADVICE!
Well, a lot of people here think that aluminum (fork especialy) are lame.
I had a track bike with a steel frame and an aluminum fork and I have to say that it was alright.
The only problem is that I had aluminum fork with aluminum straight bars and my elbows were hurting after medium to long rides. So I would say go for the carbon if you plan on doing long rides on this bike.
What is the price difference between the two? Is the aluminum fork threaded?
03-13-09, 04:59 PM
theres only like 40 bucks difference
03-13-09, 05:20 PM
If you're not doing tricks, I'd go carbon.
03-13-09, 05:51 PM
Go carbon. Aluminum is not a common material for forks for a reason.
03-13-09, 06:07 PM
03-14-09, 03:51 AM
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JUST KIDDING IT'S A PRANK YOUR SUPPOSED TO GET ALUMINUMi
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