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Old 11-01-19, 05:38 AM
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Originally Posted by Spoonrobot View Post
I think it's going to end up the same place as the Slate, an interesting diversion but not really anything long-lasting. Just doesn't seem to do more that slightly larger tires won't do, without the added complexity and cost.
Problem for the Slate...It was proprietary with that Lefty fork. Other problem was durability, or rather people not reading the design-limit of that fork and exceeding it, and being surprised when the Lefty failed. IIRC the original Lefty was rated for ASTM 2 (6" or less), AKA less than a regulation US road curb, which most people pushed the limits of. Lefty 2 is ASTM 3 I think.

Uphill fight for Niner...they don't have near the market presence locally that Cannondale does.
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