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Old 05-13-15, 03:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Cynikal View Post
Basically it will change the headtube angle by raising or lowering the front of the bike. Small changes probably won't be noticed but it's impossible to guess on the interwebs. The best way to describe how it changes it what it does to the trail. Trail is the end result of the head tube angle, fork rake, and axel to crown. Less trail and you need more handlebar input to turn (the lean has less effect on establishing the turn) and more trail needs less (or no ) handlebar input.

Hope this is clear.
Right but you didn't manage to convey what changing a fork with a 45mm rake and 168 mm ATC to a fork with a 45mm rake with a 170 mm ATC will do to the trail. You didn't even say whether it will increase or decrease the trail.
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