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Tight corners are fine*
* I don’t really ride anywhere with tight corners. Peaks, Cannock, Ambergate and Bestwood are my locals.
I’ve been on a geometron for a couple of years. There have only been a couple of corners where the length of a bike was a problem. 800mm wide bars are the limiting factor for me.Posted 4 months agomatt_outandaboutSubscriber
will the forks want to snap at the crown on a big drop to flat.
I’m sure an engineer will be along in a moment tell you that an extra 5* slacker won’t up the forces too much. However in principle you are right – fork crown and head tube welds under more pressure.
I’m more concerned about it being at the extreme end of some handling traits and the fact that it looks like a clown bike…Posted 4 months agocjr61MemberView this post on Instagram
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I’d assume that forks are overengineered enough to take the stresses
Given the desire for ever more capable, longer & lighter single crown forks, I’d say not.
I run a 170mm single crown Fox 36 on a fairly big 29er enduro race bike, which although slack, isn’t silly at 64 degrees. I’ve been through 3 CSU’s in 11 months on that bike due to constant creaking & cracking.
Another set of 150mm versions of the same fork on another bike, less slack & it took 6 months but they have now started creaking too. It seems to have become more of an issue for me in recent times. I know I’m not alone, most of my friends have similar issues with most brands of forks. I get we might not the average trail centre warriors, as we race to a reasonable standard, but even so, reliability is not a strong point it would seem.Posted 4 months ago
Except they weren’t really were they? Not until the frame builder got paid at any rate.
Person: knock knockPosted 4 months ago
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Some wierd numbers there, steeper SA and longer chainstays on the 29er.
27.5er has more BB drop, although neither is really that low.
Reach is less bonkers than I was expecting, the medium 29er is the same as a large Bird 29er hardtail.
Apparently the 27.5er will take a 2.8 rear tyre, but the 29er is unlikely to take a 650b+. Tempted by the 650b now, hmmmmmm.Posted 4 months ago
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