Gear – Suspension


Vorsprung TLA Compression System Reviewed

Words - Jon Harris

“In use it made the fork dive hard into its travel, particularly on steep sections of trail when on the brakes…”

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MRP Stage Fork – Ramp On The Fly

Control Your Ramp

If the trail gets gnarlier than expected MRP’s Stage fork allows you to ramp up the end stroke on the fly…

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2016 Cane Creek DB COIL Climb Switch

Ridden and Reviewed

“I have been praying to the gods of cycling that Cane Creek would build a shock with the DH cred of the DB Coil, with the Climb Switch function…”

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2016 RockShox Lyrik And Yari

For Those Wanting More

SRAM has answered the calls of many and have released Charger damper versions of their popular Lyrik fork…

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2016 Magura Goods

Rocking Out in Sedona

The German company with the Japanese sounding name continues to make precise, durable and elegant MTB components…

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Rock Shox Tuning Camp

Getting nerdy about suspension isn't hard

Dive under the hood of your Pike or Monarch Plus and your suspension will work harder for you.

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Suntour’s Fork for Kids Who Rip

High performance in a smaller package

“Why? because we could, because it was fun and kids dig it…”

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Vorsprung Corset Air Sleeve

Get a New Can

Vorsprung Suspension has a new air sleeve for Fox Shox – and apparently it will improve your life…

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Shock Rates V 1.0

Schooled by SCB Engineering

The engineers at Santa Cruz Bikes take you back to physics class to explain how leverage rates, shock rates and damping affect your ride…

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SR Suntour Rux Reviewed

Dual Crown For Less

The time has come for more reasonably priced dual crown forks – and SR Suntour is on board.

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Show Us Your Pits: DVO Suspension

Unearthing Gems in a Green Sea

Diamonds are no longer just a girl’s best friend…

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2015 Fox 36 RC2: Ridden in Moab and BC

How Does it Perform?

For 2015 Fox started from scratch and rebuilt the 36 RC2 for three wheel sizes – but can it live up to the Pike?

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2014 SR Suntour RUX DH Fork

An Affordable 6 Pound Air Fork?

SR Suntour’s DH fork is now in production, with an impressive spec list at a tidy price…

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Review: Marzocchi 44 Micro Switch TA

The OG of Long Travel 29er Forks

“There are cheaper or lighter options on the market, but its solid chassis and performance, build quality and relative uncommonness help this fork stand out.”

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Review: FOX 36 Van 180 FIT RC2

180mm Freeride / Enduro Fork

“With no signs of seal wear or oil leaks, the lazy mechanic in me is quite happy…”

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