A joint venture between Easton & Marzocchi of the bike industries "first" all composite MTB fork. The desired product reflected the performance and style of "Moto-Cross". The fender styling is a direct carry over from motocross, enhancing the structural integrity & a strong visual presence.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
Ideation sketches used to explore the "Moto-Cross" styling and establish the structural requirements necessary to achieve a rigid and lightweight fork. The refinement of these ideas allowed a transition into the refinement and implementation phase of the 3-D model.
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Marzocchi RAC - Carbon Fiber Mt. Bike Fork

A joint venture between Easton & Marzocchi yielded the creation of the bike industries “first” all composite MTB fork. As a guide in the form development, Marzocchi wanted the design to reflect the attitude, performance, and style of Moto-Cross. The fender styling is a direct carry over from motocross, enhancing the structural integrity & a strong visual presence of the product.

RAC stands for Reverse Advanced Composite and represents the most advanced carbon composite suspension fork ever developed for a mountain bike. With nearly two years of co-development time between Marzocchi and Easton Composites, it utilizes an upper structure made from carbon composite and aluminum components.

The RAC has the most rigid crown and leg assembly ever created. The rigid construction provides a perfect, flex-free assembly for the inner legs making stiction non-existent and providing phenomenal small bump performance.

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Angelo Carpinelli
Industrial Designer San Francisco, CA