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Hi All,

I've just got one of these for my girlfriend and the jenson website says 80mm for the extra small but I have a 100mm.

Just wonder if it will work?

If not any fork recommendations?

Thanks
Matt
 

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First off, almost any 100mm fork can be lowered to 80mm pretty easily.

Second, going up 20mm of travel shouldn't be a big deal. As a general rule of thumb, for every 20mm of travel you add to a frame, it slacks the head angle out by 1 degree. I'd say throw the fork on the bike and see if she likes it. If she doesn't, take it to a shop and have them lower it to 80mm.
 

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My wife's extra small has the f100 fork from fox. It actually came with the frame from Jenson. She likes the way 100mm handles. I've tried the bike too and I think the 80mm fork won't be enough travel.
 
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