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Old 04-07-11, 09:48 PM
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RoadJerk
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Above is an image showing the Kilo TT fork's dimensions superimposed onto a photo of my bike's frame and stock fork, both scaled equally. One can see clearly that the Kilo TT's fork not only has less rake than mine, but it ALSO appears to be shorter from axle to headset! Look at the the distance between the top of the tire and the top of the fork crown/bottom of the headset. My fork definitely adds at least a half inch of height there above the crown.

I know you can't really measure accurately from photographs, but these are taken pretty much perpendicular to both bikes, and the difference is big enough to see easily. I posit to the scientific community, that, If I put the TT's fork on my frame, it would make for a significantly tighter geometry than with the stock fork.

Does anybody know where Mercier gets the TT forks from, or what they are called? Or ones like them?
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