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whyte 19 geometry?

lee170lee170 Posts: 236
edited August 2010 in MTB workshop & tech
I have just bought an 07 whyte 19 frame, it recommends a 120mm fork. I only have a 100mm fork! Would this ruin the bike geometry or could it take the 100mm without to much change?

2015 orange crush
2015 cannondale super six evo


  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,667
    a 100mm fork will be fine, but the steering will be a little quicker, and your weight slightly more forwards than it would be with a 120mm fork.

    Of course, the real difference is the axle to crown height, not the travel. You could get a 100mm travel fork which is just as long as a 120mm fork.
  • lee170lee170 Posts: 236
    Cool, thats good news thought i would have to sell it?

    Thanks for the help
    2015 orange crush
    2015 cannondale super six evo
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