DVO Suspension

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  • 12-18-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
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    DVO Suspension
    So I got to ride around the parking lot on the New DVO suspension inverted fork...One word...plushness....I have been looking for the plushness of a Shiver for a long time. The 888 is nice but...oh my...I can't wait till these come out...supposedly at Sea Otter, DVO will have a booth and a few demo bikes to try out....

    Can't give out any tech info (but lets just say you are really gonna like)...pictures are missing the carbon/foam arch support that adds extra stiffness.

    Sea Otter you are going to start seeing them a lot

    FYI ...besides green they will come in black
  • 12-18-2012
    _rich_
    I have been looking for the plushness of a Shiver for a long time

    you haven't looked too hard??
    Avalanche forks have been around for along time:p:thumbsup:
  • 12-18-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by _rich_ View Post
    I have been looking for the plushness of a Shiver for a long time

    you haven't looked too hard??
    Avalanche forks have been around for along time:p:thumbsup:

    hmm..been told they are nice...but the one I tried I didn't like....maybe he just set it up bad
  • 12-18-2012
    slimphatty
    That is so sick and you are lucky to have ridden one. Did you ride on some dirt with it? Would love to put those forks on my ride in black! So sexy! Do you know how much $$$$ by any chance?
  • 12-18-2012
    FreeRidin'
    I'll be looking at the Emerald and the new 40 to replace my AVA Boxxer this upcoming season.

    They have done a great job communicating with their potential customers. I'd like to know more about the air spring.
  • 12-18-2012
    saturnine
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by slimphatty View Post
    Do you know how much $$$$ by any chance?

    add another $
  • 12-19-2012
    frango
    Where the most tricky bit of this fork is!? The double-arch-thingy...
  • 12-19-2012
    Tim F.
    Looks flexy!
  • 12-19-2012
    rep_1969
    Nice! I miss my Shiver as well. Still riding my 2005 888 RC. It's been a good fork, but it's time for a new one.
  • 12-19-2012
    Gemini2k05
    Who did you blow to get to bounce on that? The 2 engineers haven't even bounced on it yet.
  • 12-19-2012
    .WestCoastHucker.
    by the way, you're still fat...
  • 12-19-2012
    .WestCoastHucker.
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by saturnine View Post
    add another $

    followed by a CHA-CHING!!!
  • 12-19-2012
    arkon11
    I've heard good things about it.... but god it's ugly hahaha... but looks aren't everything (which is why I run Rockshox stuff over Fox)
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by slimphatty View Post
    That is so sick and you are lucky to have ridden one. Did you ride on some dirt with it? Would love to put those forks on my ride in black! So sexy! Do you know how much $$$$ by any chance?

    no dirt riding, but would love to "borrow" it for a day (they would never get it back)

    price comparable to 888....so price won't be so high (cheaper then dorado)...yeah it was awesome...as soon as I can get one I will be riding one....told them I would give cash for a pre-order...but they said wait....they could release them right now but are still doing testing to make double sure you get the best product out there

    Wait to you see all the dials on the fork....it looks like an instrument panel off a plane or a high end watch....lots of adjustments to fit riding style and terrain.
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by rep_1969 View Post
    Nice! I miss my Shiver as well. Still riding my 2005 888 RC. It's been a good fork, but it's time for a new one.

    me too...I love my Shiver and this new fork feels great...I wouldn't be giving up the 888 Ti so fast...also the weight is lower then a Shiver...around 3000 grams or 6 1/2....that lower then my 888 ti:eek::eek:
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
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    Originally Posted by frango View Post
    Where the most tricky bit of this fork is!? The double-arch-thingy...

    the arch was off to the mold shop to start production...they will be made out of Carbon and foam and the process makes it stiff....will add stiffness to the fork
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
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    Originally Posted by Tim F. View Post
    Looks flexy!

    people said that all the time about the Shiver...
    but what people don't understand is

    A) they do flex test with fork extended...not in travel
    B) the slight flex you get gives you a better ride...meaning through a rock garden you get a smoother ride (gives a little) instead of a bouncing around more on direct and side hits of a regular fork.
    C) the picture of the fork right now is missing the stantion guard/arch support which will make it stiffer
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by FreeRidin' View Post
    I'll be looking at the Emerald and the new 40 to replace my AVA Boxxer this upcoming season.

    They have done a great job communicating with their potential customers. I'd like to know more about the air spring.

    I don't know everything about the air spring but you can ask questions here or ask Ronnie here for more personal service

    definitely hold out for the Emerald....this will be the hottest selling fork on the Market (for good reason) by summer...
  • 12-19-2012
    saturnine
    is this the end of the marzocchi love affair?
  • 12-19-2012
    rep_1969
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    Photos and article
  • 12-19-2012
    mtbnozpikr
    On paper this sure seems to be the real deal. Very intriguing indeed and what an opportunity to hop on one preproduction. It will be really interesting to see just how they perform when they are released. I hope that they hit a home run with this fork and the new shock they are developing.
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by mtbnozpikr View Post
    On paper this sure seems to be the real deal. Very intriguing indeed and what an opportunity to hop on one preproduction. It will be really interesting to see just how they perform when they are released. I hope that they hit a home run with this fork and the new shock they are developing.

    I am telling you...it is going to be a grand slam out of the box...they could release it right now, but they want it to be the best fork out on the market with no flaws...so when you say DVO Suspension you will think Top Notch Quality..that is why they are still testing...yeah they are losing money now, but for years they will be known as the most dependable fork
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
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    I love the controls on the top of each side...looks like a high end watch
  • 12-19-2012
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by saturnine View Post
    is this the end of the marzocchi love affair?

    I won't say anything but do some research about whats going on
  • 12-19-2012
    DHgnaR
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by SHIVER ME TIMBERS View Post
    people said that all the time about the Shiver...
    but what people don't understand is

    A) they do flex test with fork extended...not in travel
    B) the slight flex you get gives you a better ride...meaning through a rock garden you get a smoother ride (gives a little) instead of a bouncing around more on direct and side hits of a regular fork.
    C) the picture of the fork right now is missing the stantion guard/arch support which will make it stiffer

    http://i36.photobucket.com/albums/e7...pse3b12f0b.gif