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2012 Marzocchi Corsa Superleggera 29er Fork

2012 marzocchi corsa superleggera 29er fork   2012 Marzocchi Corsa Superleggera 29er Fork

Marzocchi, the famous Italian fork maker, has launched a brand new carbon-crowned 29er fork for 2012 called the Corsa Superleggera. Specifically built for 29″ wheels, this lightweight model covers XC 29er bikes range and offers enough clearance for wider tires.

Featured by the 2012 Marzocchi Corsa Superleggera 29er Fork is an entirely reengineered air system that no competitor can outperform. Also redesigned slightly is the TST Micro with the black top lever starting the Micro system controlling compression and the fork leg’s lower part adjusting rebound.

Both an alloy and full carbon crown/steerer will be available. The internally adjustable travel comes in 80, 100, and 120mm. The nickel plated stanchions of Marzocchi are very smooth and its other 29er forks has very impressive action and small bump sensitivity.

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2011 Marzocchi Carbon 44

2011 marzocchi carbon 44   2011 Marzocchi Carbon 44

From Italian manufacturer Marzocchi this 2011 comes its Carbon 44 fork. Made for cross-country/trail, it is made with forged alloy crown and carbon fiber mold covered with a magnesium shell. It offers 150mm of travel and is 200 grams lighter than the Marzocchi 44 Micro Ti QR15.

The Carbon 44 features different steer tube options from 1-1/8″ and tapered 1-1/8″ to 1.5″. It has air volume adjustable options for weight specifications and a titanium coil negative spring to decrease the effect of friction. Tapered 32mm aluminum rods are nickel-plated and post-mount disc tabs are also incorporated in its design. It can use 15mm thru-axle dropouts only.

TST micro damping system is also used on the Carbon 44, which includes a compression threshold lock and rebound adjusters. The aluminum knobs are anodized. MSRP is $1000 with weight of 1600 grams….

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2011 Marzocchi 29er Forks

marzocchi 29er forks 1 200x300   2011 Marzocchi 29er ForksFor 2011, Marzocchi reintroduces the 44 series forks. Currently, these are the only 140mm travel 29-inch forks on the market. The 44 Micro Ti and the 44 TST2 are based on Marzocchi’s 44 suspension model fork. The new forks has a travel of 100mm to 140mm. The travel is adjustable with the use of spacers which you may add or remove.

The 44 Micro Ti features a VA (variable air) adjuster which gives the compression curve you want through a dial. It also has a TST Micro damper with adjustable rebound, lockout and lockout threshold. It also features AER, a new low pressure air system that gives a plush ride with Titanium negative spring. It retails for £599.95.

The 44 TST2 uses the TST2 damper which has a single valve open bath low-pressure air spring with negative spring to keep the fork smooth and easy to ride with. It still has…

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