Death fork? Naaaah!!
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: The other Maine, north of RT 2
Bikes: '71 Gitane Super Corsa, '73 Atala Giro d'Italia, '73 Schwinn Super Sport, '76 Viscount Aerospace Pro, '81 Miyata 710, '81 Lotus Classique, '84 Ross Signature 290s, '85 Miele Gara, '87 Miyata 512, '89 Centurion Ironman, many more
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Originally Posted by gulfcoast
How durable and funtional are Kelly take-offs? Do any of you have experience with them?
Quite functional. I have them on my dirt road and paved road bikes. If you do most of your riding from the tops or hoods you'll love 'em.
As for durability, I think the handlebar would snap before the Take-Off.
One caveat: if you have interrupter levers the shift lever may foul the brake lever at the rearward end of its travel. Careful adjustment of the interrupter lever angle will fix this.
You know it's going to be a good day when the stem and seatpost come right out.
Last edited by top506; 10-18-07 at 08:37 AM.