If you are looking for a mean set of bike suspension forks for your pride and joy, check out the range of Manitou suspension forks. Manitou have an awesome reputation for making tough, heavy duty bike forks.
Here we take a look at some of the range of Manitou suspension forks.
First up, we have the Dorado downhill forks. A marvel of modern engineering these suspension forks have carbon legs and an inverted construction design. The Dorado features dual-chamber air spring, hydraulic bottom out and top out and Manitou’s patented HexLock 20 millimeter thru-axle.
Available adjustments of the Dorado include Air, HS, LS compression and rebound. The aluminum stanchions are 36 millimeters and the crown is alloy. These forks fit 26 inch wheels.
The R7 Elite
The Manitou R7 Elite is perfect for those steep mountain climbs with its air spring, aluminum steerer, and hollow crown.
The R7 Elite features a TS air spring that can be adjusted for compression, rebound and preload. The aluminum stanchions are 30 millimeters, with one piece, reverse arch magnesium casting. The R7 Elite fits 26 inch wheels.
The R7 Super
The Manitou R7 Super is also designed for those spectacular steep hill climbs.
The R7 Super features TS air spring that can be adjusted for platform, rebound and preload. The aluminum stanchions are 30 millimeters, with one piece, reverse arch magnesium casting, and a hollow crown. The R7 Super also fits 26 inch wheels.
The Manitou Drake Comp
If you are looking for value in a set of reliable trail suspension forks, then you should check out a set of Manitou’s Drake Comp suspension forks. The legs and casting of the Drake Comp provides World Cup level performance in steering precision and the fork’s damper gives you great control and reliability.
The Drake Comp suspension fork features a coil spring with internally adjustable compression The aluminum stanchions are 32 millimeters, casted from magnesium in one piece reverse arching. These forks have a hollow crown and fit 26 inch wheels.
The Drake Super Air
If you are looking for high performance in your trail suspension forks, then look no further than the Drake Super air from Manitou. These forks feature absolute damping that will deliver efficient pedaling no matter what the terrain, but without compromising the ride. You can set the perfect amount of sag for your riding style and your size with the air based preload adjust.
The Drake Super Air has platform, rebound and preload adjustments and a coil spring for a comfortable ride. The aluminum stanchions are 32 millimeters, with a aluminum steerer, and hollow crown. You can slip a 26 inch wheel between these forks.
Of course, there are a lot more models I the Manitou range of bike suspension forks, and you are sure to find a set that will suit your bike and the style of riding that you’re into. They are built tough and look great and will complement any bike worth its weight.