Re: [CR]Colnago killed the curved fork?

(Example: Framebuilders:Pino Morroni)

Date: Sat, 25 Aug 2001 19:27:04 -0700
To:, "Mark Poore" <>,
From: "Joseph Bender-Zanoni" <>
Subject: Re: [CR]Colnago killed the curved fork?
In-Reply-To: <>

High wheelers (ordinaries) have straight forks. It took a while to figure out how to get them arranged right and bend them!


At 04:14 PM 8/25/01 -800, Garrison Hilliard wrote:
>>The first straight forks I recall seeing were on mountain bikes in the 80's.
>>Maybe they took the idea from the boys and girls in the dirt.
>>Mark, doing a flat century tomorrow, Poore
>Actually, didn't those turn of the century "bamboo bikes" have straight forks?
>Garrison, who did 125 miles last night on a loaded 1975 Nishiki
>Olympic, Hilliard