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If you are a large rider, your bicycle fork will obviously be under a lot more strain than one under a smaller rider. Many people take for granted that any bike fork will hold their weight. The truth is, however, that not all bike forks are created equally—some are capable of holding more weight than others.
*For those who are over 200 pounds, its best to get a carbon road fork with a steel, aluminum or titanium steerer—a carbon-only fork will flex too much.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|