Answer Racing is a division of the Hayes Bicycle Group and along with Manitou suspension have a lot of things in the works for the 2010 season and at present too with the all new Dorado. We were able to sit down with Denny Yunk and talk about the all new Absolute Plus from Manitou as well as talk to Melissa Buhl about her relationship with the Hayes and Manitou brands. Also enjoy some course footage from Jason Memmelaar and his Dorado.
KHS Factory racer Melissa Buhl talks to us about her relationship with Hayes, Manitou and Sun Ringle:
Those that have been biking for a while will remember Answer Products and the impact they made on the market years ago with their ProTaper handle bars. They were revolutionary at the time and showed great potential for the brand. Well the brand is back and with new found flame they will be bring forth all new products from Bars and Stems to riding gloves. Watch for a push from Answer in 2010.
Answer Stem: (prototype)
Answer Gloves: (prototypes)
Denny Yunk gets technical for us about the all new Manitou R7 fork and the Absolute Plus damping on it. We also take a peek at the Prototype Stem from Answer:
Manitou R Seven Fork and Absolute Plus
Absolute + top cap
Absolute + assembly
Jason Memmelaar of 2 Wheel Freaks tells us about his relationship with the Hayes Bicycle Group and the new Dorado
Absolute + shims
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