Funny Fork – Public Introduction

The Funny Fork project started as the simple desire to understand the handling characteristics of suspensions systems which were non telescopic in nature.  Having few modern interpretations of linkage suspension systems available to test and tinker, I set about creating one.  My goal was a prototype which would allow for a variety of setup options […]

FF-01 – Update # 2

Overview: It’s been about a month now since first trail testing the FF-01 and although it is too early to make claims about performance,  handling or ride characteristics, it is exciting to know the FF-01 is daily handling the tasks of trail riding.   Upgrades during Update  #1 were successful and there is no feedback either […]

Funny Front Ends: Part 1

The ubiquity of the telescopic fork is something i’ve always thought to be a curious subject.  The absence of  linkage forks in OEM applications, outside of BMW, and a few other niche products, is often attributed to their ‘feel’ being very different than  telescopic forks.   This difference in feel is related to the objective differences in wheel-path […]