In May we introduced you to an exciting new frame at the Riva Bike festival: the new Marzocchi 350 NCR fork. It looks like we have done enough waiting. Marzocchi presents the production 350 NCR forks and a version of the fork with a titanium spring .
The Espresso coating is what catches the eye at first sight: “hot and strong, just like a real Italian Espresso”.
The 350 NCR’s hybrid damping cartridge is especially worth mentioning, because it comes with a blow-off valve, which opens the damping cartridge if pressures get too high, opening an oil bath combined with a closed cartridge.
“The CR cartridge offers, according to Marzocchi, more than the majority of riders will need, with an externally adjustable rebound and low speed compression damping system, the suspension can be adapted to each riding style and every terrain. If that’s not enough, you can also tune the high speed compression with a custom Shimstack and adjust the damping completely to your own needs.”
The 350 NCR Titanium is another highlight, which we found hidden in the stall.
The fork is similar to the air version and could become an 27,5″ alternative to the Marzocchi 55 RC3 EVO V2 Titanium 26“ fork. It comes with the already introduced DBC damping system.
While the air version is available from now on, the titanium version be sold from March next year.
More information: www.marzocchi.com
Text & Photos: Christoph Bayer