Are Marzocchi forks good?
It was more travel than anyone thought they needed at the time, but Marzocchi quickly became a favorite. The fork was reliable, tough, easy to maintain, and changed the expectations of a mountain bike fork. Marzocchi couldn’t hold momentum for long, though.
Can you adjust travel on Marzocchi Z2?
Marzocchi is offering the 2020 Bomber Z2 for both 27.5in and 29in wheelsizes, and you can choose from 100, 120, 130, 140 & 150mm travel options. It’s possible to alter the travel internally, but you’ll need a new air spring shaft to do so. The Z2 gets 34mm diameter stanchions and offers 100-150mm of travel.
Where are Marzocchi forks made?
Since 2008, all forks have been made in Taiwan.
How much travel does a Marzocchi Fork have?
It had 50mm of travel and you might be surprised to know that although Marzocchi are best known for pioneering oil and coil suspension, this first fork was air-sprung. At that time Marzocchi worked with an aftermarket company called LARM.
Did you know Marzocchi made the first RockShox Fork?
It had 50mm of travel and you might be surprised to know that although Marzocchi are best known for pioneering oil and coil suspension, this first fork was air-sprung. At that time Marzocchi worked with an aftermarket company called LARM. One of their agents, Peter Eversdjeke, was in the USA and saw the very first RockShox forks in the market.
Why did Marzocchi stop making bomber Forks?
In 2000, Marzocchi acknowledged that the Bomber platform was too heavy for XC racing. Their current fork at the the time, the Z2, shared the same buttery damping as its bigger brother, the Z1, but dropped the travel down to 80mm and tried to shave some weight.
When did Marzocchi start making mountain bikes?
In 1989, Marzocchi already had forty years of experience making suspension for everything from motorcycles to the Ferrari Formula One cars, but this was the first time they turned their attention to mountain bikes.