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Old 04-04-2012, 11:01 AM   #98
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Originally Posted by AntonLargiader View Post
The impression I got was that the offset was selected to create the right trail on a Monolever when the front is higher but the rear isn't.
I don't think that's right. R-dubb designed these for his own bike which had an extended monolever swingarm - 100mm longer than stock, not sure on the shock length. Also, they were originally designed for the leg-to-axle offset of WP 4354 USD forks I believe. It's all in his design thread (which I'm too lazy to go back and check myself right now)
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