If you weren’t sick of whackadoo mountain bike fork news on here before, you will be now.
This company wants to bring back the Girvin linkage fork because it’s something we’ve all been asking for, just beating down the doors for companies to bring back to the market, just can’t shut the fuck up about how good those things were and how they would be king again if only there were a modern iteration of them…
Adroit? More like A-gouche… As in yuck.
In the press release, they claim that with an empty shock, there is so little friction that the weight of a single piece of paper can move the fork. Amazing. If that’s true, then certainly the weight of a single square of toilet paper should be plenty to wipe it right out the back door and into a pile of other dog shit.
If that were not enough, they have a lefty version which, honestly, they should have just gone with that to begin with, because if you’re going to be on the sex offender list, it might as well be for something more heinous than a little public urination.
Luckily, it appears that if you tried to put this on another frame, it would just smash half your downtube away the first time you tried to turn the bike. Hard to tell, couldn’t bring myself to read the rest of the press release. So for now, maybe it’s relegated to their own e-bikes, so no real threat of seeing one of these out in the real world.