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Hi All

I was wandering if anyone has come across a titanium integrated fork, and more importantly are they any good.

It will be going into a merlin frame for use in touring, so it might even have panniers fitted in the end.

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Hi All

I was wandering if anyone has come across a titanium integrated fork, and more importantly are they any good.

It will be going into a merlin frame for use in touring, so it might even have panniers fitted in the end.

Regards
Nick
Why do you want a titanium fork? For a variety of reasons, titanium is not well suited to forks, so there are very few manufacturers of titanium forks. Steel, aluminum and carbon fiber are much better suited to fork construction. For touring forks, with multiple fittings for racks, fenders and cantilever studs, steel is usually the preferred material.

The only difference between integrated and non-integrated forks is aesthetic - an integrated fork is usually just wider at the top, so that it looks better with the larger diameter headtube used for integrated headsets.
 
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