Cane Creek presses forward in suspension development by releasing the DBair at the 2011 Eurobike show
Fletcher, NC –August 31, 2011— Enthusiasm is high as Cane Creek introduces DBair, a monumental advancement in rear suspension. Weighing in at approximately 526 grams, DBair is the first air-sprung shock to offer four-way independent adjustability by utilizing the class-leading damping system of Cane Creek’s Double Barrel coil shock.
Six years ago, the Double Barrel revolutionized rear suspension by enabling riders to personally tune their shock precisely for the geometry of their bike and riding style. Cyclists strongly embraced this new benchmark in shock performance and tune-ability. However, the linear spring rate of coil shocks can prove to be sub-optimal on frames that are designed for air-sprung shocks. Cane Creek recognized this need and has raised the bar again.
The DBair is unique in its ability to independently fine-tune high and low speed compression and rebound as well as air volume. Using the clearly marked external adjusters, a rider can create the exact feel they want without having to send the shock back for factory alterations. Cane Creek is excited to introduce the newest member of the Double Barrel family.
“DBair is the ideal compliment to our suspension line,” says Malcolm Hadley of Cane Creek’s suspension sales team. “Ensuring the DBair measured up to the standards and quality of the Double Barrel was a top priority. We are confident that we have achieved that goal”.
“There has been quite a bit of buzz about the DBair. My favorite feature is how we’ve made it possible to match the small bump sensitivity of a coil shock,” added Devon Sullivan, Cane Creek’s Suspension Design Engineer. “This is rare in air shocks, and our development team felt it was a critical achievement.”
“Two years ago, our company set out to become the leader in premium suspension products,” shared Scott Sonnone, Cane Creek’s President. “With a solid foundation in our Double Barrel technology, the DBair is the logical next step in pursuit of this goal. We will continue to invest in this endeavor and are committed to continuous innovation in bicycle suspension.”
Following its Eurobike introduction, the DBair will be available for purchase in early 2012.
Watch the Cane Creek 2012 DBair Trailer:
Source: Holly Colson, Cane Creek Cycling Components
Eurobike – Booth B1-301