RockShox Hints at Something Big. An Inverted Fork Design? A Cyclocross Specific Fork? A Fat Bike Fork?
Let the speculation begin. There have been quite a few rumors swirling regarding new products coming out of RockShox, but this is the first physical evidence we’ve seen. By the looks of it, it could be a lot of things – a new rigid fork, cyclocross, etc. But those fork blades look like they are spaced quite wide, with a lot of tire clearance. Could this be a new fat bike fork? It certainly doesn’t look like the original RockShox RS-1 that was introduced by Paul Turner, Steve Simons in 1989. According to RockShox, “Everything Changes” soon…
Updated – Check out more of the RS-1 after the break!
It looks like this is the modern incarnation of the RS-1. An inverted suspension fork with round stanchions instead of the leaf spring concept like the Lauf – will it be for regular mountain bikes or Fat bikes? Maybe there will be versions for both. Stay tuned.