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Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking This has to be the most physically intense sport ever invented. It's high speed bicycle racing on a short off road course or riding the off pavement rides on gravel like :The Dirty Kanza". We also have a dedicated Racing forum for the Cyclocross Hard Core Racers.

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Old 04-10-05, 04:25 PM   #1
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1" cyclocross aluminum fork

I ride a 2001 jamis nova (57cm) with the stock cromoly fork. this has very large tire clearance which is much bigger than i need, I never run bigger than 32 with tread. the thing i don't like about the fork is that it makes the entire frame slope slightly upwards. I'm looking for a fork with slightly less clearance which will make the top tube level. I don't need more clearance on the front than the the rear and would rather have a straight aluminum fork. Does anyone know of a 1" aluminum fork that matches these specs and is still available. I would also consider another steel fork if it had no rake and less clearance.
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Old 04-10-05, 07:01 PM   #2
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Have you thought of the comfort issue with an aluminium fork...1. alu forks bang hard on my experience 2. straight forks are less comfy I believe... That adds up to make up a hard ride especially in cross.

Tell me if I'm wrong but this is my opinion
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