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Old 12-26-20, 02:52 PM
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Originally Posted by narhay View Post
are you sure it is bent? I have an early mtb fork and it is also milled at an angle like that to provide rake.

The fork legs are straight, and the crown has no offset, hence the crown has to have that angle in order to achieve any rake at all.

The rigid Tange Switchblade forks similarly used this same sort of angled crown.

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