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Cane Creek has redesigned its DB Air IL and DB Coil IL Shocks to improve compatibility with a wider range of trail bikes. Thicker damper tubes combined with slimmer valve bodies are said to increase overall strength while allowing for more clearance on tightly-packaged frames such as those from Specialized, Orbea and Salsa. Despite their more svelte profile, the shocks still boast Cane Creek’s patented twin-tube damping technology offering an impressively wide range of externally-accessible damping adjustment, as well as a climb switch.
Here’s all you need to know about Cane Creek’s latest rear shocks. New Cane Creek DB Air & Coil IL Shocks
The new Cane Creek DB Air IL and DB Coil IL Shocks are aimed squarely at the trail bike category; bikes running around 120-150mm of rear wheel travel. They are positioned in the market as high-performance Inline shocks that are able to offer more consistent damping performance than their competitors thanks to the twin-tube damper architecture – not only does that allow for 4-way independent adjustment of the damping characteristics, it also houses a larger volume of oil that helps to dissipate heat, allowing the shock to perform more consistently over long descents. Cane Creek Twin-Tube Dampers offer 4-way independent adjustment of high-speed compression and rebound, and low-speed compression and rebound Cane Creek’s burlier piggy-back shock, the DB Kitsuma , would be the one to go for if 1. it […]
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