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  1. #1
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    Anyone use EVOC travel bag with Lefty?


    I have had an EVOC bag for a few years now, and it works awesome. Review: Evoc Bike Travel Bag | Mountain Bike Review

    But in January I got a new Scalpel - with my first Lefty. Loving the bike, but as I was planning a trip I realized that the Lefty is not quite the same as a normal fork in terms of stability when the wheel is removed, for packing it in a bag like the EVOC. I had not even thought about it, because when traveling locally, my rack keeps the front wheel on.

    Anyone have any experience packing a Lefty equipped bike in an EVOC or similar travel bag?

    Is there any sort of aftermarket cover, protector for the Lefty axel when the wheel is off for travel?

    Any tips or recommendations are appreciated.


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    Can't say anything about the bag (I've travelled with road and cross bikes but never with my mountain bikes)... but if you need to protect the Lefty's spindle when the wheel is off, you can easily make yourself a protector. Take a block of cellfoam padding (not styrofoam, it makes a mess of little particles), cut an X in the middle as deep as the spindle's length and just insert the spindle into that X.


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    Re: Anyone use EVOC travel bag with Lefty?

    Yes I have used the evoc bag. It fits no problem. I just placed a heap of towels around the spindle.

    Sent from my HTC One using Tapatalk 2

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    Thanks Guys.

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    Sorry guys. Do you remove the stem or just the handlebars? Isnt it a big mess to do?

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