having picked up my forks (sadly by car) and refitted them it was time for a test on a NWAlpsCC night ride. well they certainly felt good, the guys at Overspokes had done a great job, more testing though was my prep and execution for this ride.
having ridden 55 miles yesterday and got a little dehydrated it was not good practice to ride to work and back, then out on a ride withing 10 minutes of getting home without having eaten much all day. I probably would have been ok but for the two pints of ale i had during the ride. the ride home was a little hazy and i spent a lot of Friday morning with a headache. so the forks passed the test but i didn't