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Tuesday
Mar132012

Magura TS Fork Announced


The new MAGURA TS suspension fork series
MAGURA has completely revised its suspension fork range. Now featuring new design and new internals. The new forks answer to the name of MAGURA TS (Team Suspension). Whether it's a 26", 29" or 650B/27.5" for the latest trend – this season MAGURA offers a matching model for every wheel diameter and a wide range of applications.


Mountain bikes with large diameter wheels are in – they promise a smooth ride at high speed. But to make the most out of their potential you need to have a matching fork. That is why the component specialist MAGURA has expanded its product range for 2012 to cater for the new 29" and 650B/27.5" trends in mountain biking. The product range also includes new models    for    26"    wheels    with    80    to    150    millimetres    of    travel    for cross country, marathon and all mountain.


No compromise: MAGURA 29" suspension fork with M15 thru-axle

The new 29" forks are available with a travel of 80 up to 120 millimetres. Their design is engineered without compromise for high stiffness. The ultra-stable DAD arch (Double Arch Design) and the new MAGURA M15 thru-axles make a major contribution here. The steer tube options offered by MAGURA are the standard 1 1/8" and a tapered version. The tapered steer tubes can fit very short head tubes on small 29" frames.

MAGURA suspension forks for 650B/27.5"

MAGURA also has suspension forks to match the new trend in 650B/27.5" wheels with a travel of 120 to 150 millimetres. They are compatible with almost all 650B/27.5" tyres currently    available    on    the    market.    The    fork-design    is    weight-optimised. DAD (Double Arch Design) and QR15 thru-axles ensure high stiffness.

The MAGURA suspension fork series


All TS forks have been developed based on the SLE concept (Stiffer, Lighter, Easier). This means optimum stiffness at the lowest possible weight, extremely low maintenance, and a easy set up. With the Fork Master Concept (FMC) it is possible to manufacture forks with a sensitive response where special bushings, seals and surfaces work together with the Fork Master Grease (FMG) to deliver an exceptional ride. The forks feature progressive suspension characteristics that prevent over-response even in steep terrain. The TS8 R 150 is offered as a fixed travel version or with the LS (Lift Select) system.

M15 thru-axles with integrated tool

The new MAGURA M15 thru-axles have been especially developed for MAGURA 29" suspension forks. A special feature is the self-retaining thread that makes additional locking of the thru-axle unnecessary. Simply tighten the axle and the wheel is safely secured. The MAGURA Tool for Torx T25 bolts is concealed inside the thru-axle, so you have always got the tool for tightening the axle with you. At the same time it protects the thread against contamination. The tool can also be used on the most bolts of MAGURA MT hydraulic disc brakes and HS rim brakes. You can use them for changing brake pads or adjusting the lever settings, for example. This system of axle and integrated tool weighs only 58 grams.


Perfect fit between discs and 29" or 650B/27.5" wheels

29" and 650B/27.5" suspension forks are supplied exclusively with the PM7 disc brake mount for discs with a diameter of 180 millimetres and upwards. Large wheels also need large discs to ensure performance and durability.

Protection Caps

An intuitive feature are the Protection Caps at the lower end of the forks. They prevent damage to the drop outs and rebound dial while the wheel is removed. These are fitted to all MAGURA forks with thru-axles.

Specifications

 

•    SLE design (Stiffer, Lighter, Easier)

•    Travel of 80 to 150 millimetres

•    29" suspension fork with PM7 brake disc mount for brake disc
diameter 180 millimetres and above

•    29" suspension fork with M15 thru-axle

•    650B/27.5" suspension fork with QR15 thru-axle

•    26" suspension fork with 9 millimetre quick-release axle or QR15 thru-axle

•    Colours: black and white

•    Available in retail from May 2012

 

MAGURA TS Suspension Fork Series

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