Cyclo-cross carbon fiber fork?



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Colin Campbell

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I am presently looking for a quality carbon fiber cyclo-cross fork. Any leads would be great.

Thanx CC
 
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Dave Novoselsky

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Alpha Q makes one. Not cheap, but no question as to quality. Another high end model would be the
Wound Up Cross fork. I use one and it is excellent. Dave "Colin Campbell"
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> I am presently looking for a quality carbon fiber cyclo-cross fork. Any leads would be great.
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> Thanx CC
 
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Qui Si Parla Ca

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bj049-<< I am presently looking for a quality carbon fiber cyclo-cross fork. Any leads would be
great. >><BR><BR>

Wound-up True Temper(formerly Alpha Q)

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Sabine

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[email protected] (Tom Kunich) wrote in message
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> I am curious as to why you'd use a carbon fork instead of a steel one. Surely a carbon fork that
> is strong enough to install cantilever bosses on has to weigh very close to what a steel fork
> would. So what is the savings considering a carbon fork is so expensive in comparison to a steel
> fork which, if it does fail, will usually do so in a more user friendly manner?

they are much lighter and pretty

http://www.pbase.com/image/8206210

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Patrick O'Grady

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In article <[email protected]>, [email protected] (sabine) wrote:

> [email protected] (Tom Kunich) wrote in message
news:<[email protected]>...
> > I am curious as to why you'd use a carbon fork instead of a steel one. Surely a carbon fork that
> > is strong enough to install cantilever bosses on has to weigh very close to what a steel fork
> > would. So what is the savings considering a carbon fork is so expensive in comparison to a steel
> > fork which, if it does fail, will usually do so in a more user friendly manner?
>
> they are much lighter and pretty
>
> http://www.pbase.com/image/8206210
>
> Sabine

Sabine is absolutely right:

http://www.maddogmedia.com/newsteel-2.jpg

Patrick O'Grady Mad Dog Media http://www.maddogmedia.com
 
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