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Fork offset or trail

Old 07-17-08, 11:57 AM
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Fork offset or trail

Has anyone ever change the fork offset on a bike? I'm looking to make my road bike a bit more aggressive by replacing the fork with one that has less offset. The current fork curves forward toward the bottom. Hoping a straighter fork will make for a more responsive bike and allow for safer feeling tight turns.
The bike is an older Basso Ti frame with an EMS Kestrel carbon fork. Bike was assembled and purchased in 1992/93 Just looking to lessen the laid back feel without replacing the bike.
Any ideas here?
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