help please!

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lcowner
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help please!

Postby lcowner » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:14 am

guys i want to change the forks on my specialized allez,i was thinking of fitting these /similar...
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/400556986765? ... 1438.l2649

my question is -as this is an integrated fork(which i dunno wat the difference is!) im hoping it will look the same as my standard fork when fitted where the fork joins the frame at the bottom bit(arrowed)
my standard setup (below) i think it looks really neat and tidy.........so will it look the same as this?-
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Re: help please!

Postby Imposter » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:32 am

The new fork is compatible, which is about all anyone can say. Why do you want to change it?

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Re: help please!

Postby bernithebiker » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:08 am

I wouldn't bother.

At best it'll look OK, at worst it might look awful (if the outside diameters don't perfectly match up, as you have rightly feared).

Also, although full carbon it weighs 580g which is very heavy for a carbon fork, so I'm not sure you'd be gaining much in weight.

(And besides you need to save your money so you can buy my leg warmers!!)
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Re: help please!

Postby ugo.santalucia » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:10 am

Ah, a downgrade! :D

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Re: help please!

Postby lcowner » Mon Oct 07, 2013 11:34 am

ok thanks chaps!


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