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    Trust Me...

    Whatever they make is gonna be expensive...

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    Weagle is some sort of genius. How many completely different suspension designs has he managed to sell to bike companies? Yeah, I know they all seem to work well and they all have their own fanboys, but all his different designs, as well as other designs that work just as well, kinda makes me think just tinkering around current suspension concepts with a bit of trial and error can deliver something that works well yet is just different enough that it can be licensed. And I'm sure there are more than a few dentists reaching for their wallets right now without even knowing what the product is yet.
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    This is the second new Weagle design this year, Esker has already been on the market for a little bit now. https://eskercycles.com/pages/elkat

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    I'm keeping an eye on this. My old DW link 2006 Iron Horse Azure is still on one of the best pedaling bikes I've ever ridden.

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    Maybe they could create a modern geometry trail bike and call it "Sultan."
    It makes perfect sense...until you think about it.

    I suspect there's logic behind the madness, but I'm too dumb to see it.

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    What no ebike department? they are dead before they have started.

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    ^how do you know this?
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    wait, what are we talking about?
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    There's $$$ graffitied on the plywood behind them, if that's any indication.

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    It reads like an April Fools article.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jm2e View Post
    It reads like an April Fools article.
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    It's not. They're good guys. Dentist and MTBR will be buzzing when they can release their product.

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    I deduced that when I looked at a calendar.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Redsmurfer View Post
    What no ebike department? they are dead before they have started.
    Sounds like an E Bike Company is coming from the big wheels of the industry.

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    That esker full suspension has some interesting lines.. Anybody ridden one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Simsibimsi View Post
    That esker full suspension has some interesting lines.. Anybody ridden one?
    Spent a week on one. Review to come, but it's somewhat reminiscent of the previous generation Bronson. Which isn't a bad thing. The Esker isn't mind blowing in any particular category, but I had a good time on it. Solid all around longish travel trail bike.

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    Those are some big names. Didn't realize DW guy was also Evil and e.13. Nice.
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    Someone accidentally posted a pic (that was taken down). It is a linkage fork, 130mm, $2700.


    There is a pic in this thread:

    https://ridemonkey.bikemag.com/threa....280753/page-6
    Last edited by rideit; 10-24-2018 at 01:02 PM.
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    $2700 carbon made in Taiwan linkage fork.
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    I'm surprised they didn't do a 25mm new hub standard, like an old Maverick. (Which was 24mm...this would be one more mm!)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Simsibimsi View Post
    That esker full suspension has some interesting lines.. Anybody ridden one?
    Quote Originally Posted by toast2266 View Post
    Spent a week on one. Review to come, but it's somewhat reminiscent of the previous generation Bronson. Which isn't a bad thing. The Esker isn't mind blowing in any particular category, but I had a good time on it. Solid all around longish travel trail bike.
    Their business model appeals to me (kinda like GG), but I'd like to try one in 29". If it matters to anyone, I asked the folks at Esker and was told the 29" version should be out mid-next year. Also, they were super responsive and answered e-mails within a day or two.
    It makes perfect sense...until you think about it.

    I suspect there's logic behind the madness, but I'm too dumb to see it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by smartyiak View Post
    Their business model appeals to me (kinda like GG), but I'd like to try one in 29". If it matters to anyone, I asked the folks at Esker and was told the 29" version should be out mid-next year. Also, they were super responsive and answered e-mails within a day or two.
    I really like that you can pretty much order the bike ala carte. You can upgrade or downgrade most of the parts on the bike. Makes it easier to put your money where it matters.


    Edit: although I'm disappointed in esker's lack of linkage fork upgrade options.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rideit View Post
    Someone accidentally posted a pic (that was taken down). It is a linkage fork, 130mm, $2700.


    There is a pic in this thread:

    https://ridemonkey.bikemag.com/threa....280753/page-6
    Pretty funny, W42 nailed it.

    Pinkbike liked the Structure they rode. I think they're right that it's too different to succeed, but that doesn't necessarily make it a bad idea. The price tag does, though.
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    A bike is something to hang components on. These days, most “frame” companies are making completely solid high functioning rigs. You want a nice bike? Get a frame and put nice stuff on it.


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