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Ohlins RXF34 m.2 mountain bike fork gets shorter & all-new 27% lighter downcountry internals

Ohlins RXF34 m.2 mountain bike fork gets shorter & all-new 27% lighter downcountry internals

The all-new Öhlins RXF34 m.2 is a completely revamped 29er downcountry fork built to get the most out of the latest crop of long-travel XC,…

Wednesday, Mar 09

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The all-new Öhlins RXF34 m.2 is a completely revamped 29er downcountry fork built to get the most out of the latest crop of long-travel XC, marathon, and short-travel trail bikes. Significantly lighter with simplified single air internals & shorter 120/130m travel, the second generation RXF34 is a completely different animal, yet still ready to make your lightweight, short-travel trail bike faster and more fun… Öhlins RXF34 120/130mm light trail fork

Premium Swedish suspension maker Öhlins has been updating & upgrading their mountain bike forks with m.2 ( mark two ) versions of their 140-170mm RXF36 all-mountain trail & 160-180mm RXF38 enduro/freeride forks. Now the smaller 34mm stanchion fork gets its own overhaul, dialed back to 120-130mm of travel to pair to modern 100-130mm travel cross-country, downcountry, and light trail bikes.

Öhlins says, “ Modern short-travel bike design needs suspension to match. The RXF34 m.2 is designed to maximise enjoyment of the downcountry riding style. Go fast. Keep momentum. ” What’s new?

new OTX18 damper internals The secret to big weight savings is a brand new 27% lighter OTX18 downcountry damper, optimized for shorter travel, lighter bikes, and less-aggressive riding styles. An evolution of the twin tube separated oil circuits & 2+1 air chambers of the gravity-ready TTX18, this new one tube OTX18 damper still gets the same 18mm internal piston but a simplified 1+1 positive & self-adjusting negative air chamber that Ohlins says is better suited for fast, lightweight trail bikes. The simplified damper still gets premium fine-tuning adjustability, with […]

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