Time for a change.
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: 6 miles inland from the coast of Sussex, in the South East of England
Bikes: Dale MT2000. Bianchi FS920 Kona Explosif. Giant TCR C. Boreas Ignis. Pinarello Fp Uno.
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A Double (Or triple) crown fork does not necessarily have to have Long travel, although that is the way they have gone over the past few years. The advantage Of Triple crown forks is that they are stiffer and offer less flex or twisting movement when the Wheel hits obstructions. If you are into aggressive riding or high speed downhill then these are a definite advantage. However they do weigh a bit more, are more expensive, unless you buy low end, and they will put more strain on the headtube.