Bicycle Fork Adjustments for Women

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Do women need to make cetain their bicycle fork is adjusted to their size?

Bicycle Fork Adjustments for Women

Women, because of their anatomy, have different fork adjustment needs than men. Women carry more weight in their hips, leaving less weight over the bicycle's front end than men of the same size. This usually makes it more difficult to initiate the fork's movement. As a result, a women is less likely to achieve optimum comfort or control.

*Elastomer forks are great for women. These forks endure less static friction and work better for riders carrying less weight.



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