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Old 02-12-07, 10:59 AM   #101
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Old 02-12-07, 11:46 AM   #102
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Yeah, those were great photos!

Actually, it shows TWO different non-cycling hobbies. Anyone notice anything unusual about that last bike?
Thanks danno, wish my talent was as good as yours.

Hmmm, the last bike looks like it has no fork.
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Old 02-12-07, 12:02 PM   #103
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Thanks danno, wish my talent was as good as yours.

Hmmm, the last bike looks like it has no fork.
Yup, no fork at all. So under maximum-braking it doesn't bottom out the front suspension and bounce over bumps like a traditional fork. I think that's Ron Haslem riding the ELF-Honda.
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Old 02-12-07, 12:20 PM   #104
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Actually, it shows TWO different non-cycling hobbies. Anyone notice anything unusual about that last bike?
Looks like a Cannondale Lefty.
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Old 02-12-07, 06:48 PM   #108
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Old 02-13-07, 05:27 PM   #110
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Yup, no fork at all. So under maximum-braking it doesn't bottom out the front suspension and bounce over bumps like a traditional fork. I think that's Ron Haslem riding the ELF-Honda.
I think you may be right about Haslam.

Here's the otherside of that bike.

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Hey, thanks for the photo! Notice that the longitudinal rearward push of the front-wheel under braking is absorbed by the lower swing-arm. The pivot-point for the swingwarm is above the front-axle, so there's some anti-dive geometry. The one-sided "fork" just deals with turning the front-wheel as no braking-forces are transmitted to it.
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