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Old 10-08-07, 11:23 AM
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random thought for the day..

know how you get hardtails? has there ever been a rear suspension only bike? i'd guess it would handle as dodgy as you would suspect...just wondered if anybody had ever tried it?
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Old 10-08-07, 01:26 PM
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k2 makes some crap comfort bike with a suspension seat post that has a supprising amount of travel (for a post at least) but is ridgid up front, kinda makes me laugh, dunno how it handles cause i wouldn't deign to ride it lol

i think its one of those retro style things...
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Old 10-08-07, 04:00 PM
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I guy that races out here has a sugar1 with a suspension corrected fork on front with a 29er in front for endurance races
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Originally Posted by seosamh View Post
Has there ever been a rear suspension only bike?
Redline Monoshock:



Cook Bros. mono:



Matthews monoshock, ca. 1975:

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Old 10-08-07, 05:49 PM
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Originally Posted by dminor View Post
Redline Monshock:



Cook Bros. mono:



Matthews monshock, ca. 1975:

cool, they don't look to bad actually! :shock:
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Old 10-08-07, 09:59 PM
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The first bikes to have suspension only had rear suspension. I'm talking about bikes from the 1910's or 20's (I don't know the dates, just guessing by the pictures I'm trying to remember)
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