Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork
Pace RC33 carbon fork

Pace RC33 carbon fork

SRP £325 + postage. Delivery: In stock.

A high performance carbon XC/Down-Country/Bike Packing MTB Fork with suspension corrected geometry (mimics a 120 travel fork sagged). Massive tyre clearance. Construction aimed at providing a tough yet compliant and comfortable ride in a lightweight package transforming the agility, steering and responsiveness of front end. Features include internal routing for brake hose and dynamo lighting. Triple threaded mounts in each fork leg. Axle and steerer expander wedge included. Unique optics. 


2 year warranty
Crown to Axle - 510mm
Offset - 42.5mm
Internal width - 76mm
Internal clearance - 462mm
Post mount - 160 ready
Steerer Tapered
Steerer length - 280mm
Brake hose - Internal
Dynamo ready -Internal
Layup - 3k woven/UD
Axle - 15x110
Steerer Expander Wedge - Included Carbon Specific
Finish - Matt Carbon
Graphics - Colour coded to RC429, black or non.
Rack Mounts - 3 per side
Weight - 649 grams excluding axle
Rack weight limit - 5Kg per side
Rider weight limit: 16 stone /100Kg plus 10Kg Rack load


Fork Travel

100-130mm, 42/44 offset 29"

Fork Length

514 + 15 headset cup depth

Headtube Angle


Seatube Angle


Tyre Clearance

29x2.6 depending on brand max width 67

BB Drop & Height

70 - 308.5


5 years

Frame Mounts

24, please see Technical Date for locations

RC429 Options

Frame only / Rolling Chassis / Trail / Downcountry / Gravel build options


S - 2.60kg, M - 2.65, L - 2.70kg, XL - 2.75


Experience unparalleled Ride quality + Design


Ride feel

Just because you want to ride a short travel bike shouldn’t mean you have to compromise with ride old skool XC geometry- we blend short travel with progressive slack geometry for confidence in the steeps and at speed

Build options

Variation is endless on the RC429.
Options: Frameset only or you can add some parts, opt for a rolling chassis (frame, fork, wheels and headset) or choose between our Trail build, downcountry build or our Gravel build. Alternatively, send us in your parts you love and we can build it into your dream bike.


Design notes

Cycling has progressed and so have our bikes. Whether or not you want to take the easy way or the hard route it's designed to meet modern demands on a simple machine. Although you could put a frame, handlebar and saddle bags on any kind of bike, the RC429 is purpose built and we've incorporated design elements that make that whole bikepacking experience much better.

Frame building process:

The new RC429 is designed, tested and assembled in North Yorkshire by Adrian the MD of Pace since the start - 1987.

We're pleased to say the RC429 is handmade and in production with our specially selected factory in Europe.

The factory have been making high-end frames for over 30 years and we actually worked with them back in the 90's; They had a pro mountain bike team which Pace sponsored with suspension forks. One of their riders raced the XC World Cup.
You may not know but Pace frames used to be made in North Yorkshire, England. Because of this we can really appreciate and understand the frame building process and what it takes to make high end frames.

It's a really interesting operation and it's a skill which takes years to learn. Some people have it in the hands and others don't, and that's why we have partnered up with this factory as their experience is unparalleled to match with our Pace ride quality and design.

We're excited about this partnership and it's great to work together again after 30 years.

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is Our Priority

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Money Back

We stand behind the quality of our products and offer a 14-day money-back guarantee on used and new orders 

Customer Support

Our support team is available 7 days a week to assist you with any questions or concerns you have

Why Others Love Us

Ive always respected Pace as a brand, especially being the most local brand we have. I also believe in giving credit where it's due, for a small family business you're doing hell of a job competiting with the 'bigger' brands,


Pace RC295 owner

Thanks to Sophie and the Pace team for making the whole purchase process smooth and easy. They got back to me really quickly on the million questions I had, I was never left in the dark about my order.
The RC295 is so much better in person, the high quality finish teamed with ride feel makes it the best trail bike ive ever owned. Thanks Pace. 


Pace RC295 owner

Where enthusiastic bikers meet simple, honest products! Top notch service from Sophie and the Pace Cycles website. 


RC529 owner

Ive owned a few hardtails in my time and the RC529 is in a league of it's own for ride quality.  


RC529 owner

The glossy deep finish is outstanding and alot of care is taken to protect it in transit. The whole assembly speaks of engineering and careful but purposeful thought. I am buzzing to get this bike. 


RC627 owner

A connoisseur's dream come true. Not only is the geometry spot on for all purpose trail duties including proper gnar if you're in the mood, but the way the steel frames mutes trail buzz verges on magical.


RC627 owner

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Delivery - Medium and large in stock. Small and XL are arriving in July 2024. 

Click here to read about the RC429