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Old 04-07-11, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Squirrelli View Post
less rake, more trail, more stable, less twitchier.

Track forks are relatively short rake, usually in the neighbourhood of 28-32mm. Paired with a headtube angle of 74-75, it will result in a relatively shorter trail which makes the bike relatively twitchy at a low speed but very stable at high speed.
Hmmm... I'm a bit confused. So less rake makes a shorter wheelbase which makes for twitchier low-speed handling but more stable high speed handling? What about fork length, does that ever vary?
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