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    carbon fiber forks?

    I have read that aluminum forks are a no go for a electric hub motor. What about carbon fiber?

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    I'd say you're OK with just about any kind of fork, if your hub power is under about 400 watts. More than that and you start putting a lot of forward and backwards strain on them.

    For that reason, and the ability to use power to hop the front end up curbs and such, I set up all my electrics up with rear motors.

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