Cannondale rolls out new SuperMax fork

Super-sized Lefty fork to be raced in Enduro World Series

Cannondale’s North American OverMountain team will be promoting the company’s all-new SuperMax suspension fork this year. The SuperMax will debut in the Enduro World Series under OverMountain team riders Mark Weir, Ben Cruz, Jason Moeschler and Marco Osborne.

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The team riders helped develop the SuperMax’s new internal components, including the Wide Mouth Piston that Cannondale says increases small-bump sensitivity and high-speed suppleness. The SuperMax has a dual crown for upper stiffness with the striking single-leg design that earlier iterations of Lefty made famous. Having a single leg on a fork — aside from making the term ‘fork’ a bit inaccurate — saves a considerable amount of weight, and Cannondale insists that no stability is lost.

“Going into the SuperMax testing I was a bit apprehensive,” Weir said. “After I got on it and started riding, it is a difference you would have to ride to believe. I’ve been riding the same corners for 15 years, and I try to carry my speed through every time. On the SuperMax, I’ve never been faster.”

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You can see the full OverMountain line at cannondale.com and learn more about the new SuperMax here.

Cannondale’s overmountain team will be racing the fork in enduros this year: cannondale’s overmountain team will be racing the fork in enduros this year
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