Mountain Bike Forks – Air v Coil

November 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

When you take riding seriously, the types of forks that you use on your bike can make all the difference in the world for the comfort, function, and reliability of your ride. The purpose of suspension forks is to buffer the wheels movement when hitting bumps, so the wheel will give way without the entire bike moving, creating a bumpy, uncomfortable, and exhausting ride for the rider. The prevention from the jarring effect of bumps also helps protect the integrity of the bike, keeping the need for maintenance lower.

When opting to get new forks for your bicycle, you have two main choices to compare and consider air-sprung and coil-sprung forks.

An air-spring fork is the Read more