The Mt. Rushmore of Ski Suspension (Ep.143)

On Blister's GEAR:30 podcast Jonathan Ellsworth & Luke Koppa discuss one of the most important concepts in ski design: suspension. So what do we mean by “suspension”? Are terms like “plush” or “damp” synonyms, or are there important differences? And what are some of the best skis of all-time when it comes to suspension? Let the debate begin.

We discuss one of the most important concepts in ski design: suspension. So what do we mean by “suspension”? Are terms like “plush” or “damp” synonyms, or are there important differences? And what are some of the best skis of all time when it comes to suspension? Let the debate begin.

Trail / Enduro MTB Fork Comparisons

Blister Enduro Fork Roundup

There are more options for Trail & Enduro forks on the market than ever before, and we’ve been testing seven of the top contenders from Fox, RockShox, Manitou, Öhlins, and Marzocchi. So how do all these forks stack up, and who should be opting for the new, extra-burly Fox 38 or RockShox ZEB? Check out our in-depth comparisons.

Suspension 101: Designs

Suspension 101, Blister Gear Review.

Trying to figure out bike suspension designs – how they work and the pros & cons of each – can feel like you need an engineering degree. So we put together this article to clarify the differences between the various suspension designs on the market. Check it out.