Forks Reviews and News


ENVE Interbike 2014

ENVE highlights their new 2014 full Carbon, rigid Mountain fork and upgraded MSERIES M50, M60, M70 and M90 wheels that are lighter and stronger than the first generation wheels.

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SR Suntour Interbike 2014

SR Suntour introduces the Aion, an all-mountain/enduro fork drafting off their 2014 Auron, and brings updates to their Durolux, Rux, and Axon models.

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X-Fusion Interbike 2014

X-Fusion introduces the Streat, a new 32-stanchion XC/trail fork, and the Stage, their new enduro-specific shock.

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FOX Interbike 2014

FOX 2015 updates include weight savings for their recently launched 36 RC2 fork, and a redesigned seal head and refined finish on their 32 and 34 stanchion models.

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Eurobike: 2015 FOX 36 TALAS suspension fork

FOX’s 36 TALAS fork makes an appearance in suspension-makers’ busy booth.

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Eurobike: 2015 ENVE Mountain Fork

ENVE’s new adjustable rigid carbon Mountain Fork a Eurobike show-stopper.

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New ENVE carbon 29er fork

Carbon 29er fork with unique features and customizable options combine for an after market upgrade for the hard core rigid rider.

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FOX ‘murders-out’ limited edition all-black Stealth forks

FOX releases limited edition Stealth versions of Factory FLOAT 32, 34 and 40 model forks.

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Crash video: This guy is totally forked

This short clip reminds us why tightening bolts and checking your components should be a regular part of your mountain bike routine. Ouch!

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Just Released: RockShox Pike DJ dirt jump fork

RockShox releases new dirt jump and slopestyle-specific Pike DJ fork with 100 or 140mm travel and big hit tuning.

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Review: New 2015 Fox 36 FLOAT and TALAS fork

The new FOX 36 takes the fight to RockShox in the battle for all-mountain fork supremacy. See who comes out on top in this epic clash of titans.

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Riva Bike Festival: Product Highlights Part 2

More photo highlights from the Riva Bike Festival that’s held annually in Riva del Garda, Italy.

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SR Suntour’s New Auron 29 and Aion 27.5 forks

SR Suntour has a new 29er version of their popular Auron fork now available and they also have a forth coming model called the Aion that is a more affordable version of the Auron with very similar features and performance.

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First Ride: RockShox RS-1 inverted fork

Though inverted forks have many advantages and are commonplace in the motorcycle world, widespread success has eluded the design in the bike market to date. RockShox hopes to change that with its new RS-1 29er cross-country superfork.

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Hot News: RockShox launches Bluto fatbike suspension fork

Fatbike riders have been clamoring for a suspension fork and today RockShox delivered introducing Bluto RL, their first plus-sized suspension fork.

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Hot News: New 36 RC2 fork highlights FOX 2015 releases

Suspension-maker FOX announced a new version of their 36 fork as well as updates to their 40, 34 and 32 models in a 2015 product release this week. The company launched 40th anniversary heritage graphics and stealth models as well.

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Hot news: RockShox finally reveals new RS-1 inverted fork

We’ve been speculating about RockShox’s new RS-1 for weeks now and today the company confirmed the new fork is an inverted, 29er-specific cross country model.

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Video: RockShox shows a bit more of the new RS-1 in action

RockShox continues to tease the release of their new RS-1 inverted fork with an extended ride video that follows up similar photos and edits they’ve trickled out over the past month.

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Hot News: RockShox expands Charger Damper to new BoXXer DH fork

RockShox keeps the pedal to the floor with Charger Damper enhanced BoXXer DH forks and aftermarket kits, 27.5-inch models too. Suspension-maker revs value-priced Domain Dual Crown as well.

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Gear Review: Lauf Trail Racer 29 fork

Lauf’s 990-gram, leaf-spring Trail Racer 29 suspension fork challenges the status quo and—at 60mm-travel—comes up a little short. But that’s not the fork’s only issue. Our Kurt Gensheimer takes a close look at this Icelandic oddity.

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Spy Shots: New inverted RockShox RS-1 fork

RockShox has left a trail of breadcrumbs leading to their new, high-zoot inverted RS-1 suspension fork—but they haven’t said anything officially. We look at the evidence, take some guesses and make our bets.

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Video: SR SunTour riders Brett Tippie and Eric Carter ride Ray’s MTB Park

Check out this video and photo gallery from SR Suntour of pro riders Brett Tippie and Eric Carter having some fun at Ray’s MTB Park. This was filmed during the SR Suntour suspension clinic road trip.

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News: Cannondale OverMountain Team To Race SuperMax Fork in EWS

We’ve tried a couple of Lefty forks this past winter and were left impressed. It is just uncanny how a light, single-legged fork can be so stiff laterally and precise steering-wise.

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Just In: Magura eLECT Automatic Lockout and Wireless Remote for Front Forks

We are delighted to report that Mtbr is one of the first folks in North America to test the production version of the Magura eLECT forks. The eLECT is a brain that locks the fork when you’re climbing and opens it up when descending.

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Review: 2014 FOX TALAS

The 2014 FOX 34 TALAS offers a great ride, that is plush, smooth and supple, with support and control, and the significant features of the two-level travel adjustment and CTD damper are highly useful and functional.

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