Re: [CR]softening the ride of my track bike?


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Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 11:20:21 -0400
From: "Joe Bender-Zanoni" <joebz@optonline.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]softening the ride of my track bike?
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To: marc garcia <marcgarcia80@ameritech.net>
References: <20050728154411.82984.qmail@web81302.mail.yahoo.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

As to the fork, an aluminium or carbon fiber fork with the right rake would be a better bet I think.

Tire options are limited by clearance but tubulas, as large as you can go and with supple casings. Also consider relatively low pressure.

Joe Bender-Zanoni Great Notch, NJ "Painfully remembering road excursions on my Cannondale track with on topic 3Rensho made fork".

marc garcia wrote:
>I've been riding my raleigh pro track bike alot on the
>streets and I'm sure you can imagine it can be a bit
>of a harsh ride. I have a fork from a raleigh
>international with the steer tube length and I was
>wondering if I swith out the forks will this have any
>difference in the harshness of the ride?
>
>any info would be appreciated.

>

>marc garcia

>chicago IL