June 19, 2012
David Turner is at Press Camp – mostly to support ENVE wheels with some test bikes, but also to give us a sneak peek at his new ‘final prototype’ 650B/27in wheel bike, dubbed simply the Burner.
It’ll feature 5.5in/140mm of travel and can run with a 150-130mm fork in the front. There’s a decent amount of mud clearance and, with the grudging acceptance of the new wheel size among some of the manufacturers, there should be a decent selection of tyres, forks and wheels available by the time the final bike is available around October time.
And… it’s still made in the USA, despite the closure of SAPA, the large welding and fabrication company that used to make Turners in the past.