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carbon fork on a cross bike????(2 posts)

carbon fork on a cross bike????cubswin
Jan 29, 2002 9:38 PM
i have a trek XO1 whith a alloy fork(stock) has anybody tried any carbon ones??is it worth the money
re: carbon fork on a cross bike????flyweight
Jan 30, 2002 3:20 PM
Highly doubt it. Most of the carbon forks weigh almost the same as an aluminum Kinesis or a lightweight steel fork. Only the Ame fork offers a big weight savings (a few ounces) Also the Wound-Up fork doesn't seem to have very good mud clearance if you like to run fatter tires.