New fork

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New fork

Postby Pushy » Sat Sep 22, 2007 9:30 pm

Just picked up a new fork for the bike. Giants price for the replacement fork for the TCR was close to $500. I liked the look of http://www.pro-lite.net/content/detail/giavanni.htm better and was $150 down from 300

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by BNA » Sun Sep 23, 2007 11:25 am

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Postby Aushiker » Sun Sep 23, 2007 11:25 am

G'day

Looks like a .... fork :-) How do you tell if it is better than xyz fork?

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Postby MountGower » Sun Sep 23, 2007 11:37 am

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Postby Pushy » Sun Sep 23, 2007 12:01 pm

MountGower wrote:If the driver of the vehicle that hit you is paying the bill I'd insist on the original fork, regardless of cost.

Absolutely right, but could not resist such a saving. Depending on the outcome of the police report (aportioning blame) I will quite likely get the TCR fork and keep the pro-lite fork for the Apollo.
As for which fork is better than another? Its anyone's guess, without any scientific standards for comparison, I'm basing my selection on appeal alone.
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