Prototype 2 utilises a 4-bar version of our patent pending technology.
The idler is attached to the rocker link, and it moves rearward/upward as the suspension compresses.
This bike has a few neat benefits over P1: It has a progressive leverage ratio, less anti-rise, and is laterally stiffer.
It also weighs a lot less: 16.5kg as pictured.
Geometry - Fully Extended:
Head Angle: 64deg
BB in line with axles (roughly 340mm above ground - depending on tyres).
Geometry - Sagged 33% F&R:
Head Angle: 63.7deg
BB Height: 65mm below axles (roughly equates to 275mm off ground – depending on tyres).
P2 uses the same philosophy as P1 for designing the acceleration response.
It features a low point of anti-squat around sag, and increases through the pedalling zone.
This increasing anti-squat value provides a dynamically stable system when pedalling.
Beyond about 70% travel, it's no longer necessary to have a supportive pedalling platform, so the anti-squat can be reduced to minimise pedal feedback on bigger suspension compressions.
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