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PACIFIC BICYCLES: FAILURE OF
POSITRACK 7000 SUSPENSION FORK --
ADDITIONAL PHOTOS

2000, John S. Allen


 

Right: Slider and front wheel assembly which came off.

 

Below: stanchions with end plugs in place. Dull appearance is due to flaking of chrome plating.

inner.jpg (25483 bytes)

Fork slider assembly that came off, causing crash (33776 bytes)

Components from inside left stanchion:
elastomer donut, failed top-out washer, end plug. Note
wear and sheared appearance of washer hole.

washer1.jpg (16376 bytes)


Close-up view of bolt head inside slider,
showing Allen-head fitting.

bolthead1.jpg (19334 bytes)


Panel from May 2000 Toys 'R' Us flyer
promoting Pacific bicycles with suspension forks
that may have the same problem

Larger scan of this image

pacificsm.jpg (55510 bytes)

 

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Last revised 30 November 2000