While the Pike was and still well loved, RockShox relaunches the Lyrik for those riders who want an even more sturdy fork. And the Yari, which seems to share the same chassis as the Lyrik, saves some money and offers more travel options.
Ibis’s 2015 Ripley has a completely new dw-link system that uses eccentrics rather than links. Is it an impressive heir to the Ripley name first used on a John Castellano–designed aluminum softail with 1.25 inches of travel?
It's impossible to make a stem shorter than 32 mm or so without moving it up on top of the steerer tube, or so we thought. The new Pacenti design adds a dimple to the handlebar to allow bike designers to push top tubes even longer.