Made-in-Germany steel bikemaker Sour wanted a new carbon gravel fork for their adventure bikes, but they tend to go a bit hard off-road. So, Sour created The Business – a fork developed to pass the toughest tests in the industry so you can ride wherever and as far as adventure takes you. Apparently, Sour’s The Business is also the first fork to pass independent test lab EFBE’s grueling Tri-Test – a 3-part test going far beyond basic test standards to better address the way cyclists push the limits with modern bikes off-the-beaten-track… Sour Business ultra-tough carbon gravel bikepacking fork
c. Sour, all Purple Haze photos by Flori On the outside, the new Sour Business fork looks pretty standard for a well-featured modern carbon gravel bikepacking fork. But Sour sweated the details even more, to bring adventure riders another level of strength and durability, so it can go anywhere you dream to roam.
Why is it called the Business fork? Well, last year Sour made a heavy-duty BMX-style steel bikepacking fork for their Pasta Party off-road adventure 29er – dubbed the Party fork . This new carbon model is still adventure-ready, but a lot lighter and likely to be ridden quite a bit faster… all business. Why the EFBE Tri-Test?
c. EFBE When a company wants to really see just how tough it can build a bike or bike component, for almost thirty years they have often turned to the trusted EFBE test lab . Their benchmark Tri-Test doesn’t stop at […]