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    29er Lefty fork - warranty period? stem questions

    Tried a search but could not find an exact answer.
    In short, what is the warranty length for a Lefty (purchased bike in July 2009) - lockout is no longer working.
    Also, would like to put a shorter stem with more rise - what is the shortest stem that can fit over a Lefty fork - some posts claim 90 degrees while others are stating 75 degrees - this is assumed with stock cannondale parts - not switching to a project 321 adapter setup.
    Thanks,
    Love the bike, just running into some issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nepanite
    Tried a search but could not find an exact answer.
    In short, what is the warranty length for a Lefty (purchased bike in July 2009) - lockout is no longer working.
    Would you drive your car for a year and a half without an oil change?

    Cannondale recommends once a year service. If you haven't done that, dollars to doughnuts it will take care of your lock out issue. Tired, flattened out seals, air in the oil, the list goes on.....

    Warranty is for a year from the date of purchase.
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    Thanks for the info. I was looking at your website and will ask my shop for an estimated turnaround time - I have heard of very long wait times with Cannondale (not sure if that was for Lefty service or if it was for warranty type issues) and would rather avoid that if possible - just got hit with another 5-6 inches of snow so the trails will be wet a while longer.
    How hard is it to remove the Lefty fork? Or is this a case of "if you have to ask"???.
    Thanks again, wish your shop was closer - about 200 miles according to mapquest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nepanite
    How hard is it to remove the Lefty fork?
    Not too bad at all. Depends on the style. SI stem versions, you need to remove the cap at the bottom end, and beat the stem/steerer up and out of the frame, just using care not to damage it, but yeah, a hammer comes into play. Also, once the steerer is free, so is the fork, don't let it take flight.

    I've dealt with guys in Europe and Australia, 200 miles is nothing.
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    Thanks Craig, will be sending a care package in next

    few days. First, have to get the fork off.
    By the way, do you sell Lefty stems?
    Would like to get a shorter stem with greater rise if possible.
    Thanks,

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    Quote Originally Posted by nepanite
    few days. First, have to get the fork off.
    By the way, do you sell Lefty stems?
    Would like to get a shorter stem with greater rise if possible.
    Thanks,
    Shoot me an email, it's not too kosher for business to be conducted/discussed in public, and I appreciate the latitude Im given in that regard
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    Cool-blue Rhythm Sorry bout that, will take this offline - pm to be sent

    via email

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