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Heist November 22, 2018 01:47 AM

Ohlins Purchased by Monroe / Rancho Shock's Parent Co.
 
Hopefully they don't mess with the quality or pricing.





https://www.vitalmtb.com/news/press-...o-Tenneco,2396

BlackHatch November 22, 2018 08:56 AM

Quality will suffer.

CCS762ZX6 November 22, 2018 11:38 PM

Rarely do mergers / acquisitions result in an improved product. Probably have another year or so before anything happens...

beatle November 24, 2018 03:22 PM

Yeah, they'll gut the quality like Techtronic gutted the tool companies. I bet they'll cut quality to become the defacto "R" suspension on most stock bikes.

Scot November 26, 2018 10:11 AM

Could the pricing get worse?

beatle November 27, 2018 05:56 AM

I can't see it getting more expensive. I already know several people who have gone with other shock manufacturers for less money. Ohlins does make a good product, but in a lot of cases they seem to be beyond the point of diminishing returns.

justdance January 10, 2019 08:51 PM

how much better than factory suspensions are ohlins these days?

The Evil Twin January 19, 2019 06:12 PM

Hopefully they don't start to perform like Rancho.

CCS762ZX6 January 24, 2019 05:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by justdance (Post 1460680)
how much better than factory suspensions are ohlins these days?

This is something I have wondered. That said, i don't think stock equipment is designed for the rigors of a fast racer. Even a fast amateur.

dodge131 January 30, 2019 09:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by CCS762ZX6 (Post 1460697)
This is something I have wondered. That said, i don't think stock equipment is designed for the rigors of a fast racer. Even a fast amateur.




Yet I know of one expert racer who turned their fastest laps on a stock suspension after years of running Ohlins.

CCS762ZX6 February 3, 2019 11:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dodge131 (Post 1460715)
Yet I know of one expert racer who turned their fastest laps on a stock suspension after years of running Ohlins.

what kinda bike?


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