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If you’ve been following the world cross-country mountain bike scene, you’ll notice some team movement this year. Former World Champion Jordan Sarrou announced in November that he is leaving Specialized Factory Racing.
We found out recently that he will be joining the ranks of the BMC Factory Team. Upon the announcement, Sarrou posted a photo alongside his new teammates and a team edition BMC Fourstroke. Possible new Ohlins XC Fork on the BMC Factory Team bikes. New Ohlins’ XC suspension line?
What caught our eyes was the Ohlins XC fork, and the shock on the stunning BMC machine. The fork appears to be similar to the Ohilns RFX34 M.2, a 120-130mm travel fork. BikeRumors’ EU Tech Editor Cory Bensons Canyon equipped with Ohlins RFX34 M.2 But if you look closely and compare the fork in the photo to one of our EU Tech Editors, Cory Bensons’ bike, you’ll notice the crown is more sculpted. The arch is slimmer, but the 34mm stanchions appear to be the same. Close-up of the possible new TTXC shock from Ohlins Possible TTXC Air shock?
The other Ohlins piece on the new BMC Factory Team bikes is the shock. This is the first XC-focused shock we’ve seen from Ohlins, and it looks to bring some of the tech over from the enduro world. If you look closely, […]
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