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    1992 Fisher RS-1

The RS-1 was one of the more successful early full suspension bikes.  Mert Lawwill designed the rear suspension and the potential brake issues were solved by using a floating caliper design.  The extra wide bottom bracket and disc specific rear hub were a couple of the unique parts that were needed to accommodate the suspension design.  Not sure what the series of birds in flight decals represent but they are flying along the top tube (maybe it makes you go faster?).  This specific bike appears in the 2007 Fisher catalog.

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1992 Fisher   1992 Fisher   1992 Fisher
1992 Fisher   1992 Fisher

 

Frame Aluminum main frame and swing arm
Fork Manitou 2
Rear Shock Fisher twin bumper shocks
Rims Araya RM400 Pro
Hubs Campagnolo Centaur (rear modified for disc)
Spokes Stainless Steel
Tires Specialized Ground Control More Extreme
Pedals Shimano PD-M737
Crank Sugino
Chain Shimano IG 50
Rear Cogs Campagnolo 8 speed cassette
Bottom Bracket Custom Fisher extra wide
Front Derailleur Campagnolo Centaur
Rear Derailleur Campagnolo Centaur
Shifters Campagnolo Centaur thumb shift
Handlebars Alloy Bulge
Stem Fisher Evolution
Headset Fisher Evolution
Brake set Pro Stop rear disc brake,  Dia Compe 987 front cantilever
Brake levers Campagnolo Centaur
Saddle Fisher Trail Tail
Seat Post Nitto 67
Colors Purple
Size 17" c-t
Serial #   ?

 

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