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The friction that tends to prevent stationary surfaces from being set in motion.
- ‘The compression stroke does see some initial stiction, but once activated, feels smooth and progressive as the fork reaches its full 100 mm of travel.’
- ‘Flexures provide quasilinear translation without stiction and friction, but flexure-based-translational motion is inherently arcuate.’
- ‘Excessive stiction means substantial impacts are needed to activate this fork, so it lacks small-bump sensitivity.’
- ‘The air fork performed well for a fork in this price range, meeting every expectation for stiction and stiffness, and response to both big and little hits.’
- ‘Handling is good on a smooth road surface, but the forks don't work all that well due to excessive stiction.’
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