Bikerumor Monday Mystery Pic

bikerumor mystery pic

 Photo from the collection of Jeff Archer of First Flight Bicycles. If you think you know what this is, post your answer in the ‘comments’ section– the correct answer will be posted there on Tuesday!

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Aaron Long - 06/18/12 - 7:25am

Looks like a shockabsorber off an early Proflex MTB.

Undergroundvelo - 06/18/12 - 7:49am

Mt Cycles rear shock circa 91-93 if I am correct.

Tommy Rodgers - 06/18/12 - 7:51am

Rear elastomer-based shock from the original Mountain Cycles San Andreas.

Steven - 06/18/12 - 7:52am

Rear Suspension from a Fisher RS-1

Ted - 06/18/12 - 8:19am

Off of a pro flex bicycle the elastomer rear or front shock (originally from Rhode Island bought by K2 in Washington State)

Patrick AKA Wiper - 06/18/12 - 8:35am

here’s my half-ass comment : whenever in doubt and it looks to sport elastomer and preload just mention GIRVIN in the answer but I have to say it does look like a a mountain Cycle san andreas read shock or CHAiNkey ? either or ….

BT - 06/18/12 - 8:40am

Def some kind of elastomer rear shock…I’ll guess from the back of an old Pro-Flex.

Thinskin - 06/18/12 - 9:00am

three compound elastomer shock, but SAMSUNG ?

Chad - 06/18/12 - 9:04am

I’m gonna say it’s the front elastomer stack of the Girvin suspension fork.

Ernesto - 06/18/12 - 1:42pm

Its a mountain cycle rear shok , hence the company color way died elastomers .
Fisher RS1 featured a coil shok
Girvan dampers were yellow

Ripnshread - 06/18/12 - 2:37pm

I’m with Underground and Ernesto, mainly because the Proflex/Girvin/K2 rear shock didn’t have eyelets if I remember correctly…it was fixed to the mono-stay at both ends.

horhay - 06/18/12 - 7:36pm

Mountain cycle SanAndreas elastomer shock it is!

Kristibee - 06/19/12 - 8:41am

Answer from Jeff at First Flight Bicycles: “The elastomer stack shock is from a Mountain Cycles full suspension bike.”

Undergroundvelo - 06/21/12 - 7:25am

I had one and I loved that frame.

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