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Columbus Futura SLX Disc 1”1/4 Fork


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Columbus Futura SLX Disc 1”1/4

After equipping the most prestigious cycling brands from Pro-Tour carbon frames to custom-made “specialissime”, the celebrated Futura Disc offers up a new evolution.

SLX Disc” gets its namesake from the famous Columbus tube set which, in the 1980s, raced alongside hundreds of professional teams, who were often in yellow, pink and rainbow jerseys!
Within the Futura fork range, “SLX” specifically refers to our brand new models for 1-1/4” oversized steerer tubes.
After the 1-1/2” tapered, and the classic “SL” 1-1/8” steerer tube versions, this new option enriches and extends our range of forks. Some frame-builders suggested adopting this steerer tube diameter (oversized, conical, but with contained proportions) to combine the benefits of larger diameters with more elegant lines and shapes, which you often see on metal-alloy frames. Additionally, the SLX Disc also ushers in an increased tire clearance (30mm, compared to the previous model at 28mm) with the added option of mounting a light ‘racing’ fender for commuting and winter training.

Futura Disc is optimized for ‘center-lock’ hubs and is recommended the use a disc’s lock-ring with internal spline (e.g. Shimano SM-RT96).
Different disc’s tightening-systems (with external screws / lock-ring with external spline) can be used only if their screws/lock-ring do not protude more than 2mm from disc’s surface.

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Technical Characteristics
Material:T700S & HFM Carbon fiber monocoque
Steerer / Dropout MaterialCarbon dropouts with aluminum inserts
Steerer1-1/8” - 1-1/4”Tapered Steerer
Steerer length:300 mm
Axle to crown length:368mm
Crown diameter:54mm
Tire clearance:up to 30mm
Axle StandardE-Thru 12mm (included)
Disc Brake StandardFlat mount disc clamp - up to 160mm rotor
Cable RoutingInternal cable routing
Recommended expander:Columbus kgapcap28.6c
Finishing:UD, Columbus painted
Weight:450g (±10g)
Terms and conditions

All unpainted/raw carbon Columbus products can be professionally painted, including custom colors and logos. If necessary, our graphic design team is also able to provide customers with design mock-ups and assist with designing a custom paint scheme. Custom painted products are not subject to returns or refunds.

All “Columbus“ products are available and ready to be dispatched within 1-3 working days. Delivery time is confirmed with every order and indicated on each product page. If products require longer delivery times it will be indicated in the order and is based on the information provided to us by Columbus.

Payments are only accepted in EUR € currency.
Prices displayed will have VAT tax added where applicable. Customers located outside of the European Union are not subject to VAT.
It is possible to pre-order all items in our catalog that are currently out-of-stock. Delivery times automatically displayed on out-of-stock items by our online shop may differ slightly based on the articles selected and the information provided to at that time by suppliers. offers a free return policy within 15 days of receiving the item. All products must be returned in the original packaging and with original labels. Items cannot be worn or used before returning. Any items that are returned without original packaging or labels, or is not in original condition will not be accepted.
Shipping on exchanged items is free of charge.
Every product sold by is covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Estimated Delivery Times by Courier
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Shipping times do not include possible delays due to customs. We offer several shipping services available, with different rates and delivery times. During check-out you may select your preferred method of shipment.

Every shipment is fully covered by insurance (free of charge) against lost or damaged items. A tracking number will be provided with each shipment.


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