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    Superfly 100 AL Elite Single pivot?

    Is the Superfly considered Single Pivot?

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    Yes, it's considered a "modified single pivot" design. Modified to the effect the rear pivots is NOT a Horst Link(Specialized), or dw-link. The Trek ABP rear pivot is the axle itself - greatly reducing tire skids and keeps the suspension active under heavy braking, with minimal brake dive or squat. Works!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Zachariah View Post
    Yes, it's considered a "modified single pivot" design. Modified to the effect the rear pivots is NOT a Horst Link(Specialized), or dw-link. The Trek ABP rear pivot is the axle itself - greatly reducing tire skids and keeps the suspension active under heavy braking, with minimal brake dive or squat. Works!
    I see...kinda like the Orbea Occam. hmmm...

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    How is it regarding pedal bob? Minimal?

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    Very minimal. The rear climbing traction is amazing and the braking benefits are akin to having anti-lock brakes on your bike.
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    If you are doing a lot of climbing, i found running a little more air in the rear helped to stablize it more. I have never ridden a bike with such plush rear travel and minimal pedal bob.
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    So maintenance and reliability should be better than the other a Trek Evo link systems?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Inamik75 View Post
    So maintenance and reliability should be better than the other a Trek Evo link systems?
    I don't think there would be much difference - there are the same number of pivots in both, it is just a mtter of the shock floating vs attached to the frame. A lot of the same hardware is used in both designs.

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