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Fork Rake QuestionJames_M
Feb 12, 2003 3:45 PM
I am switching out my fork on my Specialized hybrid frame (which is built up cross fashion) with a Kona P2 fork and was wondering how big of a difference 2mm of rake will make to the handling of the bike? The fork I have now has a 44mm rake and the Kona fork (as listed in the specifications for Kona's cross bike) has a 1.8" rake (45.7mm). I am assuming the fork I am getting ( 1 1/8, threadless, 700C P2) is the same as the one that comes on Kona's cross bike.