Are MTB Suspension Fork Stanchions Easily Damaged? | #AskGMBNTech

Published on June 14th 2021


This week's Ask Tech includes questions on ceramic bearings, retro mountain bike forks, compliant handlebars, and more! 🔧 00:00 - Intro 00:18 - Does stopping power decrease as wheel size increases? 02:33 - Rockshox lowers on Fox uppers? 03:16 - Vertically compliant handlebars? 05:53 - Are ceramic bearings a good idea? 07:16 - Why do XC bikes have flat bars? 09:23 - Rockshox 35 brake dive? 10:44 - Do bigger wheels really lower your BB? 13:16 - Are fork stanchions easily damaged? Subscribe to GMBN Tech: Pick up official GMBN merch: Follow us on Instagram or Facebook! @gmbntech Sign up to the GMBN newsletter: Please submit your content to our uploader: we love to check out what you have been up to and may feature it on the show! Watch more on GMBN Tech... 📹 📹 🎵 Music - licensed by Epidemic Sound ES_Gatekeeper (Instrumental Version) - Torii Wolf (1).mp3 ES_I Don't Give A ... (Instrumental Version) - Def Lev.mp3 ES_The Yawn - Ballpoint.mp3 #GMBNTech #GMBN #MountainBiking #MountainBike #MTB #BikeLife #Cycling Brought to you by the Global Mountain Bike Network (GMBN), GMBN Tech delves deeper into the bikes, kit and technology that powers your rides! Our mission is to help you discover, dial-in, and get the best from the latest cutting edge bikes and technology available. If it’s off-road tech you’re after, look no further! The weekly GMBN Tech Show showcases the latest and biggest tech stories, with more besides. Fancy some factory tours and first looks to keep you informed of how the latest tech has arrived, as well as what they do on the trail? You’ve got it. Want some in-depth maintenance videos give you the knowledge to set up, look after and upgrade what you’ve got? Yep, we’ve got them, too. Lots of ‘em. In fact, our presenting team consists of bike industry professionals with decades of experience of wrenching, writing, and working at the cutting edge of mountain biking so we can keep you informed, entertained and engaged with all the tech that drives mountain bikes forwards! Thanks to our sponsors: Canyon Bikes: Nukeproof Bikes: Pole Bikes: Park Tool: POC helmets and eyewear: crankbrothers pedals: Shimano Footwear: Dainese Protection: Ergon: Vittoria Tires: FSA: e*thirteen: Topeak: Garmin: Muc-Off: crankbrothers seatposts: Komoot: Facebook - Instagram - Twitter -