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Gravel Grinder News: Otso Cycles Debuts New Fork- Component Brand- by Guitar Ted
The cycling brand that came out of Wolf Tooth Bikes and involves Advocate Cycles/Terrene Tires’ Tim Krueger has just announced a new carbon fiber fork for Otso Cycles’ Warakin gravel/adventure frame. Dubbed the “Hiili” it is also part of Otso Cycles newly badged component line called “Lithic”. The all carbon fiber, tapered steer tube fork promises huge tire clearances- up to 54mm- for the Warakin or any frame that is suitable for this fork. Retail price on the Hiili fork alone is set at $490.00 USD.
Specs and features provided to RidingGravel.com by Otso are as follows-
- 512g uncut
- 15mm Through-axle
- Flat-mount disc brake
- Tapered steer tube, 1 1/8”-1 1/2”
- Max Tire Clearance 29×2.1 (54-622)
- 400mm axle to crown length
- 47mm offset
- Full hidden fender mounts
Other Lithic branded parts include the Corundum handle bars which are swept, off road compatible drop bars and a wheel set dubbed “Beryl” which Otso claims are “more full featured” and will be available to other bike builders. More on Lithic components can be found at the page for Lithic on the Otso Cycles website: https://otsocycles.com/collections/lithic
Here are some images of the Hiili fork mounted with various tires. Click on any image to enlarge it.
Note: Images and information used in this post were provided by Otso Cycles
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1 thought on “Gravel Grinder News: Otso Cycles Debuts New Fork- Component Brand”
No anything cage mounts. That would have been nice.