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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:41 pm 
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Hi
Can anybody help me out and tell me the offset/rake on a powerlite fork? Also is the base of the crown supposed to be completely flat or are the parts that clamp the legs meant to be angled forward a little? I have a fork which looks to me like its been landed a bit hard and has bent the legs forward increasing the rake, I am struggling to find any decent info on the interweb
Its the version with the slimmer crown by the way.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 25, 2013 9:52 pm 
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in the mean time stick some pictures up.

It is flat at the bottom and the rake is done at the steerer.
Much the same as a Rockshox MAG setup (they are all based around the Bontrager crown system)


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 4:40 pm 
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Is this any help...? Sadly i cant help with measuring as the bike is not in front of me... :oops:


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