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All Turners are now hardtails

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by frorider, Sep 24, 2005.

  1. frorider

    frorider Monkey

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    Just saw this on the turner site. shocker.

    DT sez he plotted the rotation of the rear wheel, and found that in all cases it rotated in the same direction on the hardtail prototypes and current rear-suspension Turner designs. So it made sense to abandon his suspension fixation, and focus on a truly differentiated hardtail.

    the new line of hardtails will all use HTT (Hard Tail Technology) and will feature excellent pedalling behavior. :nuts:
     

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  2. manwithgun

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    ...and anywhere between 1/8" and 1/2" of sag can be achieved by altering rear tire pressure.
     
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    Are they going to be in production for '06?
     
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    probably not, they still are having doing final testing and analysis. like all major technological breakthroughs there will be some growing up pains with the new design philosophy.
     
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    FINALLY!

    My prayers for a hardtail DHR have been answered!

    ...no more worrying about pesky remote reservoirs...

    I also look forward to their new line of beach crusiers... :D
     
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    It's so they can save time and focus on a new project: a full suspension road bike.
     
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    ...you mean the one with 10" of travel and rear geometry like the new Foes 2:1 DH rig?

    sweet...
     
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    ok wtf is going on?? :confused: is ther i linky i can look at?? or is this just all make belive?? :confused:
     
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    is it gonna be available in rootbeer?
     
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    syadasti i heart mac

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    Ah they must have beat Specialized to the punch and got exclusive rights from Progressive ;)
     

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    ahahah

    nice picture
     
  12. frorider

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    i would never joke about something this serious.

    you can find a video showing how HTT works here
     
  13. lux

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    I just clicked that, damnit!! :mad:
     
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    oh thats fawked up
     
  15. frorider

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    what, you were expecting an animated vid showing the axle path of a hardtail in action? :D :nuts: :nuts:

    "they are made of nylon, and have the extra room where you need it"
     
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    No, but now I'm wondering how you knew about that site...and using the term "hardtail" in reference to it -- that's just wrong. But who am I to judge your lifestyle choices? :p
     
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    just call it the magic of the internet. you find all kinds of weird-ass things. pinkbike, for example.
     
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    Yeah, it's supposed to come out in 2008 and be just under the 18 lb. mark.
     
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    Most initially confusing thread ever.
     
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    I heard most of the hardtails will have ridged carbon fiber forks that wil have some flex to soak up the bumps. On there website, it said that the road bikes are going to be using 3.0 gazzis (sp?) and come only in rootbeer.
     
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    And the post that killed it all...
     
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    ...sounds flexy.
     
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    Da*n!!, I kill evrything .
     
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    dont worry, some people really need to be hit hard over the head to 'get' things....
     
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    God, I hate you. :eviltongu :nope: :dead: