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    Eighth inch scrambler carbon fork

    i just purchased an eighth inch scrambler frameset and it came with carbon forks, im doing tricks and landing hard on them, but everyone keeps telling me carbon forks are a bad idea for what im doing, but nothing has happend yet, has anyone had any problems with these forks strengthwise?

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    Keyword is yet. If it does fail, you'll probably have about a half second of warning before you're. On the ground.

    That said, I've never owned a speck of carbon equipment, so this is all hearsay and second-hand knowledge.
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    in general, one should not land hard on carbon forks. get a steel or alloy fork for that type of riding.
    i won't deny it i'm a straight ridah

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    Looking at the specs for the Scrambler, it shouldn't have come with the carbon fork.

    Honestly, I say, ebay the carbon fork and get yourself one of those 700c BMX forks, or a Brooklyn Machine Works fork.

    You say you trick a lot, and the carbon fork WILL fail. It's only a matter of when.

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    thanks for the suggestion, i dig the bmw fork but i live in socal im probably wrong but i dont think they sell just the forks around here, and im not a fan of buyin stuff online i would like to see and hold what im buying before i purchase it.

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    i am confused. you bought the eighthinch scrambler, but you don't like to buy online? didn't you buy frame set online?
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    i am confused. you bought the eighthinch scrambler, but you don't like to buy online?

    no, i got it from CL

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