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just took out the new monocog for a ride.... and ill be damned if there wasnt a bit of bob when pedaled..... i thought it was the front tire pressure being pretty low so i pumped it up a bit and still i have a little bob in the front....

its as if i had a front fork that was squishey..... wtf???

or is this mornal?
 

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no and yes

no, this was on the road.... as in street....
and yes this is my first---- i have a fs mkIII as well....
 

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nicolicious said:
no, this was on the road.... as in street....
and yes this is my first---- i have a fs mkIII as well....
Interesting... must be a flashback.

Although, I think riders who are new to rigid forks expect them to be much more rigid and less forgiving than they really are.

Enjoy the monocog!
 

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Prolly the fork flexing a lil bit. Re-check QR, bolts etc just in case, but steel rigid forks do flex some.
 

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nicolicious said:
its been a while since i ve rode a bike (knee/being a vagina problem)
:eekster: :rolleyes: :skep: :confused: :nono:

I just cannot wrap my mind around that.......
 

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slocaus said:
:eekster: :rolleyes: :skep: :confused: :nono:

I just cannot wrap my mind around that.......
well you are one of the few people that I don't think would ever "be a vag" and give up, so that makes sense
 

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It's actually a minor consequence of General Relativity. Your feet are moving faster than the rest of your body while you are pedaling, therefore time goes slightly slower for them. This minor discontinuity causes the bobbing feeling as you feet try and keep up with the reference frame of the rest of your body. Be thankful for the bobbing feeling - the alternative is your feet suddenly ripping off your body if the energy isn't dissipated.
 
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