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    Titanium Forks

    Why is it that everytime I find a company that sells TI bikes (Litespeed etc), they use a carbon fork? What is wrong with a Ti fork?

    Too stiff? Can't be stiff than C-Dales old Criterium and early CAAD models ( I realize they don't do that anymore for a reason).

    Is there some specific reason?

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    Maybe because is easier to blame the carbon fork guy if it fails?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3v1lD4v3 View Post
    Thanks.

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    I've seen a quite a few Ti forks. Quite a few custom Ti frame builder do matching frame/fork combos. I've seen it more on MTB applications so I don't think it's an issue of not being strong enough. I just think most larger companies don't touch it cause of the price compared to a carbon fork and the just the amount of people actually wanting a Ti fork.

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