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Cary Ford
08-20-2007, 02:27 PM
Who makes it? How long is it?

Steve Hampsten
08-20-2007, 02:56 PM
I have an Alpha Q here with a 355mm steerer and they have done custom steerers in the past; Wound Up will do a custom length if you ask nice.

C5 Snowboarder
08-20-2007, 03:03 PM
He is a good one...

Serotta F3 10.5
The best fork for Clydesdale riders a super-stiff lay-up combined with an extra-long steering column no longer limits the fork options of the largest cyclists.

43mm rake
450mm steering column
MSRP: $630 clear, $740 painted/tinted

Kirk Pacenti
08-20-2007, 03:07 PM
Who makes it? How long is it?

I have a new-in-the-box, Wound Up fork here with a 450mm steer tube... 700c x 45mm - SWEET FORK!

I have always been a big fan of the Wound Up fork, despite what some people think of their looks! ;) The great thing about the WU fork is that their steer tubes feature a very thin aluminum tube inside that helps prevent catastrophic failures.

Call me if you are interested.

Cheers,

KP

gomez308
08-20-2007, 03:12 PM
I've got an Alpha Q Z Pro. It had a 450mm steerer tube and has unlimited spacer stack height.

Cary Ford
08-20-2007, 03:33 PM
I do not dig the Wound Up look.

For you guys with the Alpha Q...nice fork? Ouzo Pro nice?

Does it hold the front wheel and not break?

Tom Kellogg
08-20-2007, 05:53 PM
The AlphaQ with the long steerer is the Z-Pro. It is a very good fork. Strong, etc. It does not have as nice a ride as the Ouzo Pro since it is desinged for the larger rider (read heavier) but it is still a VERY good fork. Keep in mind that they only come in 41 or 44mm rakes. If you only need a 300mm steerer, then the Reynolds UL will do. Good luck.

gomez308
08-20-2007, 07:06 PM
I do not dig the Wound Up look.

For you guys with the Alpha Q...nice fork? Ouzo Pro nice?

Does it hold the front wheel and not break?

Mine is mounted on my Habanero and rides really well. I am a bigger than average rider at 6'4" and 205 pounds. No complaints after almost a year.

The only negative I can think of is the glued in insert. After the steerer tube is cut and the insert mounted you are pretty much stuck with the length. You can take a little more off, but I can't remember how much.

Too Tall
08-20-2007, 08:01 PM
I have an Alpha Q here with a 355mm steerer and they have done custom steerers in the past; Wound Up will do a custom length if you ask nice.
S.H., I thought QBP had 400mm Z pros and whatever they are calling the orig. fork now :rolleyes: