Bicycle Mechanics - Front suspension
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I hope this is the right forum to post my question, my apologies if it is not.
I like the idea of the front suspension system that comes with Canondale bikes. Are there other manufacturers that makes front suspension systems for 700 rim/tires, that you can activate and deactivate on the fly?
07-08-03, 11:07 AM
Rock Shox makes a model specifically for touring bikes/hybrids/cyclocross bikes.
Marzocchi is making a high quality fork for the 29inchers (700c rims w/knobbies).
So, Yes, there are many options available to you.
Can you please tell me the models numbers? Can you lock and unlock the suspension on the fly like the Cannondale?
I check the manufacturers web sites, but didn't find the forks. I send an e-mail but they haven't reply to me yet.
07-09-03, 01:16 PM
Rock Shox Europa (http://www.rockshox.com/03RSProduct/03RSGPSPage/03RSGPSPageFlash.html)
The Europa comes in either 26" or 700c versions. Most in this line are the same way.
I went to the Gary Fisher websiteFisher (http://www.fisherbikes.com/bikes/bike_detail.asp?series=genesis&bike=Supercaliber_29)
and reviewed their 29 inch series bikes.
From that, the Marathon SL29, MX-Pro 29 w/ETA, and the MX-Comp w/ETA and MX-Comp Coil are all available in the 29/700c format.
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