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 OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS
Who knows where you can still get Proflex and Girvin 2 Elastomers?
I need: Front 13943-2-80 and 13943-2-60, Rear:13943-2-120 and 13943-2-100.
Posted by Brant Gill a 31 year old Weekend Warrior riding a '96 Proflex Animal from Toronto on 08/23/01

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  •  Re: OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS

    I have the same bike, so if you find out let me know. omeone said K2 has taken over Proflex, but I haven't been able to open their site. Good luck!!
    Posted by Proflex Animal a 33 year old Weekend Warrior riding a Proflex Animal from CA on 08/27/01

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  •  Re: OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS
    call mammoth sporting goods in ....mammoth lakes.
    i run a resort and we rent those bikes.we bought them used from mammoth sporting goods. any time i need replacement parts they can take care of me.good luck.the mgrs name is troy.tell him tom told you to call.
    Posted by Tommy d. o a 35 year old Cross-Country riding a gt idrive4.0 from june lake on 08/28/01

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  •  Re: OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS
    Adrenaline bikes in Tustin California had boxes of elastomer for Proflex bikes. They would remove the elastomers off the bike frames and replace them with a shock. Don't know if they still have them, give them a call. At 1-800-579-8932
    Posted by Fsrmike a 39 year old Cross-Country from Banning CA on 08/28/01

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    What happened to that K2 factory rep who used to post here? Anyway,I almost bought a K2 elastomer frame bike,but I was afraid that a couple years down the road I would not be able to get new hockey pucks,and it's too bad because other than that it was a great bike.
    Posted by Alldownhill on 09/02/01

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  •  Re: OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS
    Try looking on the Tech Section of K2's website (www.k2bikes.com). Lot's of folks with the same problem, depending on the year and model you're usually better off replacing with a shock. Some elastomers can be rejuvenated by nuking them for a few seconds in a microwave (no kidding) - but check the Tech Section first, for more recent tips.

    Good luck with it!
    Posted by MTB Fiend a 42 year old riding a ProFlex Animal from Portola Hills on 09/04/01


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  •  Re: OLD PROFLEX / GIRVIN ELASTOMERS
    I have a 757 PROFLEX bike with the same problem.
    Tempe Bike Store in Tempe Arizona told me they had a very limited supply of elastomers. They also recommended replacing the elastomer with a spring from Mountain Speed. see mountainspeed.com
    I modified mine and it seems ok. I am in the process of trying to determine whether or not I can modify the front with a spring.
    Posted by Troy Kindall a 31 year old Cross-Country riding a 757 ProFlex from Mesa, Arizona on 10/09/02

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