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    Fork Question

    What would be the difference between a ridge fork that is suspension corrected for a long travel bike vs
    one that is suspension corrected for an (older) short travel bike?

    Thanks in advance

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remnant777 View Post
    What would be the difference between a ridge fork that is suspension corrected for a long travel bike vs
    one that is suspension corrected for an (older) short travel bike?

    Thanks in advance
    You mean rigid fork, right?

    The idea behind a suspension corrected rigid fork is to try and approximate the axle to crown dimension of a suspension fork. Some suspension forks have more travel than others, and are therefore taller, so suspension corrected rigid forks come in different sizes, too.

    An example of a relatively tall (453mm axle to crown) suspension corrected rigid fork is the one Nashbar sells. http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...%20ATB%20Forks

    An example of a relatively short suspension corrected fork is the Surly 1 x 1 (413mm axle to crown).
    Last edited by well biked; 11-10-07 at 07:41 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Remnant777 View Post
    What would be the difference between a ridge fork that is suspension corrected for a long travel bike vs
    one that is suspension corrected for an (older) short travel bike?

    Thanks in advance
    It would be longer.

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    Thank you for the help Well biked

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