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    New Fork for IRO Jamie Roy?

    So the fork on my IRO got thrashed the other day and it needs replacing. I was going to replace it with another one from IRO but figured I Would ask here first to see if anyone has any recommendations.

    Carl

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    I have been using the nashbar carbon fork on mine. I find that the stock fork transmits too much road vibration and hurts my hands after 20 miles or so. The carbon fork is much more comfortable to ride. I think it looks better, too.
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    surly steamroller fork for your IRO. I have a bontrager carbon fork. I like that

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    thanks for the suggestions guys. I was looking at this one. http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...20Road%20Forks

    Would this be a fork of similar quality to the one I just thrashed? downgrade? upgrade? I'm not a gearhead, I just need something that I can use that will hold up.
    Thanks again

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    How did you thrash your IRO fork?

    Just wondering, because if you destroyed an aluminum fork thru normal riding, a carbon one may not be the way to go.

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    I wasn't the one who thrashed it, my friend was on my bike and ate **** hard and took out my front wheel and fork. I ride hard and my stuff gets a work out but it's rare that I actually destroy a component.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cmogi10 View Post
    thanks for the suggestions guys. I was looking at this one. http://www.nashbar.com/profile.cfm?c...20Road%20Forks
    For what it's worth, I have the 1" model of this fork on my aluminum road bike and it's worked out well. $100 is a bit high though. I see it for about $80 often.
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    Well I ordered the carbon nashbar fork. I'l let everyone know how it works out.
    Thanks for the help

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    Finally snapped a pic, I like it.

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    performace forte CF fork for 79 bucks...straight bladed works for me

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