Within the AMP style of rear suspension, many companies provide a multitude of variations. The Proflex is the most successful of its kind. With several awards for design, many NORBA victories and a long history of innovative bike design Proflex is worth a close look.
Key to the Proflex success is the patented "Dig In" technology. This
allows a Proflex to remain plush and active in the big and middle
chainrings, while pulling the rear wheel into the ground when in the
small chainring, improving traction. Another feature key to the
Proflex design philosophy is that the suspension can be easily
serviced and adjusted. The Girvin MCU springs can be easily changed
and lubed without special tools. Overall, the Proflex bikes offer low
maintenance, light weight and a respectable parts mix for your money.
Proflex bikes sell for $1,499.98Cdn and up.
Giant offers three full suspension bikes this year. All use a linkage
type of rear suspension. This may become the most popular design
because it looks the most normal. With the help of world champion
mountain bike racer John Tomac, Giant has produced a bike that is
sure to win the hearts of many cyclists looking for a more
comfortable (and race winning) mount. The Giant ATX 970 sells for
$1,099.98Cdn, making it one of the most affordable full suspension
bikes on the market.
Daring to be different, Softride bikes are like no other. Softride suspends the rider, not the bike. The concept is that as the wheels of the bike follow the terrain the bike is free to move under the rider, just like standing allows your arms and legs to act as shocks on a rigid bike. Only Softride lets you stay seated and continue pedaling through the rough without loss of power and less fatigue.
Softride bikes are certainly unusual looking... Will the beam break?
Does it bounce? Will my friends laugh at me? The answer to all of the
above is no! The beam is designed to give a smooth controlled travel
sparing you from the harsh realities of cycling.
So what bike to buy? Come in and see these bikes at Braun's and we will help you pick the perfect bike for your needs.
To get the most out of your Raceface LP crank, we recommend the
Raceface Turbine RS bottom bracket. Bottom brackets are often
forgotten about when buying or upgrading a bike. However, when one
considers the mud and other assorted crud that constantly gets
sprayed against your bottom bracket, it is easy to see that a high
quality, well sealed, and easy to service bottom bracket can save the
Next time you visit the Braun Marketing web site (opening March 15th at http://brauns.com/braunmkt/), look up a basic cartridge bottom bracket and a Raceface Turbine RS. You will be amazed at the difference. The axle is made of heat treated cro-moly, then nickel plated. The bearings are double sealed, serviceable cartridge bearings, with a reinforcing sleeve to prevent damaging side loading of the bearings.
The Turbine RS comes in all the standard sizes and fits almost all cranks. It is not just another showy gizmo but a real part for real riding. Check it out... it is the best bike part you can buy for under $100.00 -- just $89.98Cdn!
The front 700c wheel features a sleek sealed bearing hub and a deep aero rim (30 mm deep and 18mm wide) laced together with 16 bladed stainless steel spokes. The rear wheel has 24 bladed stainless spokes laced two-cross with a Shimano eight speed cassette. The hubs are Rigida's own piece of work and are some of the smoothest hubs around. These are seriously fast wheels for only $649.98Cdn a pair.
The 26" wheels use a heftier set of hubs. Twenty four stainless steel
spokes tie together the deep section rims in a two-cross pattern. For
$649.98Cdn a pair these wheels offer remarkable performance for the
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The staff of Braun's Bicycle and Fitness have 228 years of experience collectively in the bicycle and fitness business. Many of the staff have worked in the bike biz most of their careers. Read more about our staff in upcoming issues.
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