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Fox 32 AX Taper Cast gravel suspension fork breaks cover

Fox 32 AX Taper Cast gravel suspension fork breaks cover

The unreleased Fox 32 AX Taper Cast gravel bike suspension fork has appeared for sale online ahead of any official launch from the brand. The…

Monday, Mar 21

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The unreleased Fox 32 AX Taper Cast gravel bike suspension fork has appeared for sale online ahead of any official launch from the brand.

The unreleased fork is the successor to the Fox AX Adventure gravel suspension fork , which launched in 2017.

Like that fork, the Fox 32 AX Taper Cast has 40mm of suspension travel, according to Deporvillage , where the fork has appeared.

Where the old Fox AX was essentially a reworked version of the brand’s existing mountain bike suspension forks , the new fork looks to have gravel-specific lowers, adopting a distinctive tapered shape towards the thru-axles.

Listed at £1,097.83, the Fox 32 AX Taper Cast is designed for 700c gravel bike wheels . No mention is made of tyre clearance, nor is compatibility with 650b wheels mentioned.

The fork is built around a standard 12x100mm thru-axle and feature’s the brand’s three-position FIT 4 damper.

The same damper is used on Fox’s mountain bike forks and allows riders to switch between open, medium and firm damping settings.We also expect Fox will have adopted the flat-mount brake standard for this fork, moving away from the post-mount standard seen on the original AX Adventure fork.The fork is specced with Fox’s signature Kashima coating on the stanchions. This is only seen on the brand’s top-end forks, but we wouldn’t be surprised to see regular coatings on any potential cheaper forks in the 32 AX Taper Cast line-up.The 32 AX Taper Cast weighs a claimed 1,439g including the axle and uncut steerer.The release of the […]

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