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Old 11-10-07, 07:52 PM   #1
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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?

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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?

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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).

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What would be the difference between a ridge fork that is suspension corrected for a long travel bike vs
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It would be longer.
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