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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:24 am 
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So I found this the other day...


I know they've been discussed here, in the freaky suspension designs thread: ... hlight=atz

and I guess that 24pouces has one, too! ... hlight=atz

I'd be interested to know if it still works properly... this one looks... scary at best. A bit of corrosion around the front pivot. Elastomers still looking fine. Not sure if I want to try it out though... maybe one for the wall!

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 11:48 am 
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Mental, get a pepperoni and try it!

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PostPosted: Fri Sep 30, 2011 1:16 pm 
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:lol: :lol: :lol:

It's an "ATZ fork"
It's one of the better fork I have used. It's working very sweet on small shocks because there's no bushings like telescopic fork, and the front part of the bike is quite stiff too.
The swiss man Philippe Perakis has won the kamikaze downhill with it and US boys were no happy that an european was quite 1s faster !! :lol:

Giovanna Bonnazi was world champion with it.
Francis Glatz, the creator thought that bumper didn't have to be use directly but with a lever.
I used this fork on a tandem for a long time !

Th bad side : quite heavy, and the fork is made of magnesium. Magnesium don't love water…

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