Let's talk about it: eBay carbon forks

Which set to go for, according to the BikeRadar community

Spotted a bargain online? Want a second opinion on a second-hand component? Try asking the BikeRadar community for their views – plenty of riders may well have used that component for several years and have strong feelings about it.

One such BikeRadar member is doing just that with some carbon forks spotted on eBay. Are they a bargain? Are there any pitfalls to be aware if buying them?

We're discussing whether it's a good idea to purchase them or not in our community forum thread here.

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Gregor is BikeRadar's Beginners and Family section editor after leading a cycling heavy youth and regularly clocking up more than 34 miles on the ride to work each day. He's interested in the lighter side of cycling, such as commuting, children's bikes and the occasional short sportive. He also helps to keep BikeRadar's forum in check, and can often be found joining in conversation threads on how to step chafing and the like.

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