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Colnago/Reynolds/Look???(3 posts)

Colnago/Reynolds/Look???TF
Apr 2, 2001 1:32 PM
I just got a new Colnago frame (see gallery), but the Flash fork I have is very heavy with steel barrel. I am thinking of using a Reynolds Ouzo Pro or a Look HSC-3 to save weight as well as money (The Colnago fork cost $300 but I paid $170 for the used Reynolds and $220 for the new LOOK HSC-3). My question is: would it be considered bad taste to have a Colnago frame with unmatching fork? Thanks for the input.
re: Colnago/Reynolds/Look???Chris Lowe
Apr 2, 2001 2:24 PM
For starters it could throw off the handling. Make sure the rake is the same.

Kind of foolish to even bother. If you think you'll notice the weight difference while riding you're fooling yourself. The Flash fork is a perfectly good fork.
re: Colnago/Reynolds/Look???grz mnky
Apr 2, 2001 2:31 PM
Plus, you gonna buy a *used* all carbon fork? What about durability and the possibility that said fork may have a sorrid past?

It really comes down to what *you* want, not us faceless cyber geeks. if you like the looks or weight of a particular fork then go for it. It's your ride and you can have it any way you want.