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Fork question: Reynolds Ouzo Pro vs Columbus Muscle.(3 posts)

Fork question: Reynolds Ouzo Pro vs Columbus Muscle.Juanmoretime
Aug 21, 2002 10:22 AM
I'm in the market for a new fork, I have a currently have a Reynold Ouzo Pro one of my bikes. I am interested in feedback from anyone that has ridden the Columbus or both?
Columbus Muscle=One Stiff MoFo.DoubleK
Aug 21, 2002 12:40 PM
Juan,

I have a Muscle fork on a Starship AL frame. I actually really like it for fast rides/races. It is very stiff and confidence inspiring on twisty decents and sprints. I am 6'1" and only weigh 153lbs. so keep that in mind though. If you are a clydesdale, you might not think it is so stiff. However, this is not my only bike and for the long 80+ mile days, I pull out the steel bike with the HSC3 fork, a much more confortable ride for me although not as fun to hammer on.

So, if you are looking for a stiff responsive fork, I highly recommend the Muscle. (I have the 1 1/8" version)

Good luck!
Columbus Muscle=One Stiff MoFo.KurtVF
Aug 22, 2002 4:58 PM
I've got a Muscle on my M4, 1" tube in a 58cm frame with Integralter bars. I weigh 195 and this little 398 gm fork don't flex a bit that I've noticed. It amazing.