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    Lefty for 1FG

    Has anyone used the Lefty fork on the 1FG Singlespeed??

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    The lockout is key, 100% lockout without any blow-off. Just want to keep the fork in the same family.

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    Yes

    Night and day difference in performance, slight weight penalty.
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    How does the Lefty lock-out when climbing?? is there a blow off with some compression or is the lock-out lets say like being fully rigid like mine is now? This front shock does not have the rebound like some of the newer one have now. How is yours climbing?? what is your travel lenght?

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    The lock out is complete, there is no platform, or blow off. Be aware though, cram too many hits into that locked out fork though, and you run the risk of damaging the lockout circuit. It's purpose is climbing efficiency, use it otherwise, and it may cost you some shims.....
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    Yea, after three plus years on this bike riding three plus day per week , I needed to get the shok fixed (leak). Even though the shok is not the best it works. The lockout is why its has remained on the bike, after a while you get good at the one handed flip the lever lockout technique.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Supersinglespeeder
    I needed to get the shok fixed (leak).
    It's a great fork. Very modular and repairable. After 3 years, I'm not surprised it needs help. They, and I, recommend once a year service at least. It's cheap and easy, assuming you can be without the bike for a few days.....
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    This shock does not have the rebound just the compression. There is an after market cartridge that adds rebound adjustment, how does this feature compliment the shock?? Does having this new cartridge increase possible leaks??

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    Mine is great with the lefty. Doesnt have a blow off feature for when its lockout though.

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