Inside we take a look at some new Hayes product updates. Forks, rims, wheels, and axles!
Sun Ringle had a variety of quality tubeless ready wheelsets on display including the new Duroc 35, 40, and 50. If you’re after a Duroc rim there are options there as well including 30, 35, 40. The number indicates the outer width of the welded rim.
- Front Hub Available in 110mm x 15mm, 100mm x 15mm
- Rear Hubs Available in 142mm x 12mm or 148mm x 12mm
The Mattoc (27.5 , 27.5+/29″, 29+ option) is a fork that many mountain bike riders will be interested in given its features and adjustability. It features a dorado air spring, has hydraulic bottom out, and is available in a variety of travel lengths in a competitively priced package given all of its features.
Tapered steerer tube
- Travel 100mm (adjustable 80-100mm); 120mm (adjustable 120-140mm); 160mm (adjustable 140-170mm)
- Spring Dorado Air
- Bottom Out Hydraulic Bottom Out, Rubber Bumper
The Manitou Mastedon is a fat bike fork that has been well received. Given the climate Manitou tested these forks in its no surprise riders have this fork on thier short-list. It features 34mm legs with a Dorado Air Spring in a 150mm (OEM), 140mm, 120mm, or 100mm option.
Updated HexLock axle
Manitou has updated the HexLock axle to be more user friendly and from what we can tell its a big improvement. You can see the differences below in the Hexlock axles (old vs new). The quick release updated axle is much easier to operate in our limited experience so far.
Learn more about the latest and greatest Hayes components at www.hayescomponents.com