RockShox/Lapierre Show Electronic Shock at Morzine

Lapierre and RockShox, along with Lapierre's sister brands, Haibike and Ghost, have been secretly working on a computer-controlled shock which is named 'e.i' for Electronic Intelligence. The shock is driven by a system, patented by Lapierre and was built in conjunction with RockShox on the 2013 Monarch RT3 platform. A pod attached to the damper contains a servo motor which alters the shock damping from locked out to wide open in .01 seconds. Sensors on the crank, hidden in the BB shell determine if the rider is pedaling, while accelerometers located on the stem cap and the fork slider register the severity of each impact BEFORE the rear wheel hits the bump.

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