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Old 11-24-05, 02:23 PM
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Originally Posted by baxtefer
axle to crown length too. especially for MTB suspension corrected forks and stuff.

What kind of bike is this?
Fork length is important for road bikes as well. Carbon forks are almost always longer than full metal forks - a longer fork will raise the front end of the bike and slacken head/seat angles.
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