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tommyrod74 said:
Clicky for linky.

https://www.mbaction.com/detail.asp?id=1622

Talk amongst yourselves, let the e-speculation fest begin!
..DUDE! It's MBA...don't give their site free hits...steal their bandwidth. :p

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Tom Rogers, Marzocchi's top gun suspension guy, has been testing prototype air shocks. The version we tried was a piggyback-type for all mountain and big hit bikes. Tom was already stoked on its smooth performance. The reservoir had a three-way pedal-platform adjustment, which was very effective. The full-hard platform setting has a blow-off feature that makes it (as Tom explains) perfect for big drop landings too, because of the additional compression damping available in that mode.

The shaft/body is aluminum with a hard nickel plating that is more slippery and less inclined to stress-cracking than more common hard-anodized types. Marzocchi's shock program has relied upon heavy coil/over springs. The new air-sprung platform will complete their lineup. The piggyback version will be targeted at long-travel suspension, and a shorter-stroke, lighter weight model with an in-line reservoir is also in the works for cross-country trailbikes. Look for a full test when the first production shocks are available this coming summer.
 

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rp3?

Sounds like it works more like an RP3 than SPV.I don't see a 2nd air valve.

3 stage platform via a knob.(i think that's what they meant)

Good news to me,no extra air and Zoki smooth action!
 

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Renegade said:
That thing isn't going to win any awards for beauty.
I'll bet that's only the prototype look. After all has there ever been an ugly Zoke? (*cough* AM1 *Cough*)

Seriously though, Zoke seems to put a prioity on looks...I know their fenders seem to put form ahead of function:rolleyes: .
 

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Whatever the case, the thing will most likely blow doors on the DHXair. No "stuck down", and hopfully more progressive, with better mid stroke compression damping. Isn't speculation fun!
 

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Jerk_Chicken said:
Speculation:
Wondering if it's feasible to make a low pressure/high volume rear shock now that we have platform damping.
it would have to be big. real big. at least compared to our current shocks.

I think struts are the way of the future, i know it's already been tried, but seriously, eliminates the shock link and assorted pivots.
 
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