Forks Reviews and News


Magura unveils inverted Boltron e-bike fork

Magura’s latest offering is an inverted suspension fork designed in conjunction with motocross suspension expert WP that is specifically for ebikes.

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Spy shots of updated FOX Live Valve

It’s no secret that FOX is working on an electronic suspension system, but new spy shots reveal it’s getting much closer to production.

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2017 RockShox SID fork

Most of us experienced riders have ridden a SID fork before but have since moved on to higher travel. Now SID gets the best action, damping updates as well.

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New suspension products from the Sea Otter pits

Here’s all the new suspension stuff we discovered on our whirlwind tour of the Sea Otter Pits last week.

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Wren Sports delivers advanced fat bike suspension

Don’t tell the guys at Wren Sports that fat bikes are just for sand or snow. They’ve developed an inverted suspension fork made specifically for fatties.

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FOX black stanchions, lightweight XC fork, more boost

FOX traditionally waits until the Sea Otter Classic before revealing its 2017 product line, but this year things started a little earlier. Head past the break to see what we know so far.

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FOX 32 Step-Cast fork

FOX went on an all-out assault in the XC fork category as they created an incredibly light, plush and tunable fork called the 32 Step-Cast.

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DT Swiss fork and shock revisions coming soon

Next generation fork will allow air volume adjustment, while new shock’s rebound and compression circuits will be separated from each other.

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RockShox updates Recon, Sektor, and Paragon Forks with improved internals

SRAM has updated several of its entry to mid level forks with improved internals. They are also available for a number of different wheel sizes and axle standards.

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Sneak Peek: Prototype XC FOX fork with step down lowers

Spotted on the instagram account of Peter James Lucas, this yet to be released 32mm XC fork from FOX that appears to be close to production. The most interesting feature of the new chassis appears to be the stepped lowers, which taper near the axle.

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First Look: Öhlins launches new RXF 34 suspension fork

Automotive suspension manufacturer Öhlins is releasing a new fork built specifically for high performance 29ers. Will what’s inside force other manufacturers to play catch up?

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Hit List: This week’s best MTB components, gear and apparel

This week’s Mtbr Hit List includes 2.35 Michelin tires, Pearl Izumi X-Project shoes, the MRP Stage fork, Bontrager’s Foray shorts, grips and gloves from Ergon, a Bell helmet, and one very cool tool.

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First Look: SR Suntour’s new Durolux enduro ready fork

New enduro fork highlights Suntour’s 2016 lineup of forks, shocks and more.

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MRP Interbike 2015

For 2016, MRP made internal changes to its Stage fork to help improve performance and reduce noise. In addition, a majority of their chain guides are now lined with a noise-reducing TPU material.

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Magura and Lightweight Interbike 2015

Magura teases their new wireless electronic dropper post, which is set to be released early next year and shows off the MT7 Race brake.

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X-Fusion Interbike 2015

X-Fusion releases new production version of the 160mm travel inverted Revel, introduces new Roughcut HLR damper throughout the line, and launches new air can.

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DT Swiss Interbike 2015

DT Swiss showcases new carbon wheelsets, lighter hubs with higher POE, and wider rims for the plus crowd.

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FOX Interbike 2015

FOX rolls out new negative air spring throughout fork line for improved performance and major weight savings, and launches series of successful new shocks.

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DT Swiss rolls out new wheels, rims, hubs and forks

New carbon XMC and XRC 1200 Spline wheels come in variety of builds. OPM O.D.L. Race fork is stiffer and lighter.

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First Look: RockShox Lyrik and Yari forks

Expanding the sweet spot of their single-crown, 35mm platform, the Lyric has been stiffened up and longer travel options have been introduced. The Yari fork is introduced with even more travel options and a more affordable price.

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Factory Tour: Mountain Racing Products (aka MRP)

Come along for an inside look at the Grand Junction, Colorado-based maker of chain guides, chain guards and suspension forks.

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Sea Otter: Suntour’s Axon Werx 20″ brings serious suspension to kid’s bikes

Limited production fork provides 80mm of real travel to junior shredders. Watch this fork being assembled and ridden how it should be ridden…hard.

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Just In: Project 321 Lefty Supermax kits and wheelsets

Project 321 allows you to put a Lefty fork on almost any bike. With their machining wizardry, they’re able to provide bling parts that perform.

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Just In: 2016 FOX 34 Float fork

FOX stumbled a bit in fork technology since the inception of CTD forks. But we saw what they were capable of with the performance of their FOX 36 forks last year. Now, all that technology comes to the more popular 34 line of forks.

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FOX goes 27.5+ with 110mm spacing on Factory 34 Float Fork

If there’s any doubt that 27.5+ would take off this year, they were erased by FOX’s introduction of this 27.5+ fork with 110mm hub spacing. This wider hub allows the fork legs and crown to accommodate a huge 27.5 tire like a 3.0 or 3.5 inch.

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