With a history that dates back twenty years, Manitou’s Tower Expert marks a welcome return to form from one of the oldest brands in mountain biking.
Headlining the companies 29er cross country fork line the Tower range replaces the older Minute line.
Weight: 4.2lbs / 1906.8g
1 1/8" Aluminium
Forged Hollow Crown
TPC Technology, Absolute+
Air, Compression to Lockout, Rebound
7050 Straight Wall AL
Crown to Axle:
490 / 510 / 530
ACT AIR: Atmospherically Controlled Tuning- Utilizes air to set preload/sag for wide range of users. This user friendly system is maintenance free and forgiving, with simple user input charts on the rear. Features air pre-load adjustment.
TPC (Twin Position Chamber): Providing 4-Dimensional Compression Damping; The velocity dependant circuit responds to the terrain while the Pressure Dependant Circuit flattens the bumps, the Energy Dependant Circuit activates on big hits while providing unmatched small bump sensitivity and the Position Dependant Circuit creates a bottomless feel.
ABSOLUTE+: Velocity/Pressure Dependent System; Compatible with MILO remote lever, Absolute+ Switches between velocity dependent to pressure-dependent based on adjuster position. With an eight-position dial for compression rate-adjustment, it achieves lockout feel at maximum adjuster position, and plushness and control with pedalling efficiency.
Buy Manitou Tower Expert Forks 29" from Chain Reaction Cycles, the world's largest online bicycle store.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Anonymous Good, not great
I like this fork a lot. I have the 120mm version. It is super easy to use and gets the job done. That said, there is noticeable stiction. It's a consistent performer with good reliability, but it doesn't get super-star status.
13 November 2012
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