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fork rake(2 posts)

fork rakejbw
Jun 7, 2002 10:30 PM
how do i know what size rake to get on my fork? i'm ordering a 59 kelly with a 73 degree head tube angle.
re: fork rakeallervite
Jun 9, 2002 5:37 PM
I think either a 43 or a 45 will work for you. The 43 will be a bit more stable than the 45 and the 45 will be a bit quicker to steer.

This is because the 43 will have a little more trail.

If you road race, go for the 43. If crits are your game, the 45 will get through the corners a little faster.