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    Giant Crest 34 Fork

    Just a copy or a fresh start?!

    the Crest is a brand new suspension fork that has just been launched by the world’s largest bicycle manufacturer
    Source: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/global/showcase/crest

    https://flowmountainbike.com/post-al...spension-fork/


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    Looks like it borrowed a few bits from the Bomber Z2

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    Interesting comments around the web. It appears forumites can’t decide if Giant copied Fox, marzocchi, sr suntour or xfusion!!?? Maybe they copied no one and built a fork from the ground up ? The lowers SCS certainly shares nothing with the other forks and the lowers are pretty unique too. Would love to ride one but I suspect this will be fitted to their mid to lower end of the range

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    currently for trail or XC only
    120mm or 100mm
    1-5 air spring volume tokens possible (1-4 120mm, 3-5 100mm)

    2.6 inch tire max for 27.5
    2.4 inch max for 29'er
    "Put your seatbelt back on or get out and sit in the middle of that circle of death." - Johnny Scoot

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    They did this to get a cheaper mid-level fork for their own bikes. If they didn't want to pay a few bucks more for whatever fox and RS supply why would this be something special?
    Based on the dirt cheap looking axle I don't think they really put much thought into it.

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    It looks like they spent some money on this project .. look at the manufacturing sections of the video? And they had a lot of guys that know about bikes riding these..

    I don't know if they wanted a "cheaper" entry / mid level fork so much as a "better" one?

    I haven't ridden a bike with this fork but I have seen this fork in person and it looks pretty decent...

    it will be interesting to see if they expand the range to Trail / endro type forks and if they start making shocks as well?

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