Saturday, April 4, 2009 3.00pm
By Guy Kesteven, What Mountain Bike
The fork that set whole new standards for the 120mm category this year gets a stiffness boost from the excellent Shimano/Fox QR15 screw-through axle collaboration.
It’s not quite as stiff as a 20mm axle setup but it’s much stiffer than a quick-release skewer and more intuitive than RockShox's Maxle system for novice users.
It’s a beautifully controlled fork with a supple, traction-grabbing start sliding into a progressive and controlled ﬁnish to handle the big stuff.
Low-speed compression and lockout threshold adjustment gives keen tweakers plenty to play with, and reliability has proved excellent on the dozens of sets we’ve used.
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