Sram got a new 29er wheelset. Carbon fibre tubular rims at 325g and their new hubs with the option so use their new 27mm Predictive Steering axle:
And then the biggest news from the Sram group. Rock Shox RS-1 inverted fork is now released:
Only for 29″ at the moment
New Accelerator damper
Predictive Steering axle.
So to explain it easy it’s a Lefty with two legs and without needle bearings. Cost over 300€ more and is over 400g heavier. I don’t really understand. It also needs a new special hub with the 27mm Predictive Steering axle to stiffen things up. Much more choices for Lefty 😉 Here is a video about it:
And more info: Bikeradar