Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Galleries NEW FAQ Contact About Impressum
It is currently Fri Jun 23, 2017 4:47 pm

All times are UTC+01:00





Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 4:30 am 
Offline

Joined: Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:14 pm
Posts: 73
Location: Boston
just picked up the new Ritchey Carbon Cross fork to replace the tank that come with my sworks tricross.

The new Ritchey comes in at 455g uncut (forgot to remove the dropout guard in the photo)

The Sworks Tricross carbon fact fork came in at 821g (2g for the plastic brake boss covers)

Image

Image


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:24 am 
Offline
Resident Pro
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:34 am
Posts: 1784
did you measure the distance from the dropouts to the beginning of the steerer(think this is called stack height?)? thomas frischknecht had this fork on his scott, but removed it because he said is was unrideable because it is around 15 mm higher than the kuota fork and the angles change that much.don't know if it's that bad, just heard it from him.


Top
   
 Post subject:
Posted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 7:24 am 


Top
   
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2006 2:08 pm 
Offline

Joined: Sat Feb 26, 2005 2:14 pm
Posts: 73
Location: Boston
simon wrote:
did you measure the distance from the dropouts to the beginning of the steerer(think this is called stack height?)? thomas frischknecht had this fork on his scott, but removed it because he said is was unrideable because it is around 15 mm higher than the kuota fork and the angles change that much.don't know if it's that bad, just heard it from him.


I measured it this morning. The distance from center of axle to bottom of steerer tube is 15.75". It's the same as my Reynolds Orzo Pro cross fork and the stock Specialized fork.

The only difference is the stock fork has a rake of 45mm while the Ritchey is 48mm.
This brings the trail to 66.5 from 69.7


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 11:47 am 
Offline
Resident Pro
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:34 am
Posts: 1784
quantum pro, what do you mean with the trail?
i'm thinking about own cx frames and need the exact measures of the wcs cx fork for the geometry. it's still to decide wether i'll use the python fork or the wcs fork(wcs is around 50 grams more :( )


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 3:36 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:50 am
Posts: 148
Location: Ruhrarea, Germany
simon wrote:
it's still to decide wether i'll use the python fork or the wcs fork(wcs is around 50 grams more :( )


simon, are you really happy with the python? I am thinking about getting on for my bike.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 4:11 pm 
Offline
Resident Pro
User avatar

Joined: Mon Apr 18, 2005 9:34 am
Posts: 1784
don't get me wrong, i'm very very happy with the python fork!
i never had any problems and have never heard of any racer having a problem with it(and a lot of racers use this fork).
i just don't know yet if i will have to ride ritchey products next season, and then the wcs fork will also be on my bikes. but to build the frame i need the measurements.


Top
   
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 5:32 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Aug 18, 2005 11:50 am
Posts: 148
Location: Ruhrarea, Germany
I was just cureous.

how about the Heule brakepad holders? how about a foto :wink:


Top
   
 Post subject:
Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2006 5:32 pm 


Top
   
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 7 posts ] 

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. Carbon fiber cyclo-cross fork recommendations

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

danwerle1972

2

536

Sun Oct 09, 2016 1:06 pm

romalor View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Wanted: light steel or carbon fork for all road / gravel bike

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

pdxti

6

778

Mon May 08, 2017 10:15 pm

megl View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. New build: Ritchey Swiss Cross

in Cyclocross / Gravel / Touring

LVGH

9

1239

Fri Feb 10, 2017 12:05 am

wingguy View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. ALAN alum cross frame,fork,HS,SP clamp $400

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

skiezo

0

186

Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:57 pm

skiezo View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) 110 ritchey Carbon C260

in For sale - Pictures are mandatory 22-3-13

spartan

0

254

Sat Mar 11, 2017 5:01 pm

spartan View the latest post


All times are UTC+01:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 10 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited