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    Which Model Lefty is This

    It should be 2009 SL but im unsure if thats it or not since there arent any markings. thank you for your help
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    FIRENZE rulez !!
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    lefty rlc 2009

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    According to Cannondale webiste for 2009 Scalpel 2 it lists Cannondale Lefty SL. How is the RLC compared to what Cannondale has spec'd?

    Thanks for the help

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    Differences as follows:

    SL is air sprung and thus about a 3/8 pound lighter. RLC has titanium spring.

    RLC has way more adjustments including blow off adjustment for the lock out.

    RLC internals made by FOX, that is a good thing, this means that FOX or Cannondale should be able to service.

    Did I mention RLC highly tunable.

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    Wanna sell it ??

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    Other than those differences is one better than the other? Does one cost more? The reason I ask is because cannondale has it specd with the SL and the shop has the rlc.

    Thanks for your help


    And no I don't want to sell it lol

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    Travel from the RLC is 130mm - The Speed SL has 110mm
    Has finally got his Si Sl crank with green bolts ;-)

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    RLC also came in 110mm Lefty (I have one on my Carbon Rush 1).

    As for which one is better?

    My take as follows, If weight is critical go with the air sprung Lefty. If not then I suppose it comes down to what you require.

    Kind of like having to choose between a brunette and redhead super model. I like em both!

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    I planned on doing xc with it. The only reAson I was asking is the one in the photos above came on the scalpel 2 I just got and it wasn't the SL that was listed on the spec sheet. Am I just over analyzing this and it really doesn't matter on those two forks or did the LBS switch out the SL for a cheaper fork?
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    I would keep the rlc. I think the RLC retails for more than the SL but even if it doesn't, it's more valuable IMO.

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    You are over analizing. The RLC is a great fork. I have an SL on my Flash and Scalpel and a 09 RLC on my rush. They are both great forks. I work at a shop and all the 09 Scalpel 2's came with the RLC. Just something Cannondale decided to switch at the factory and not follow the specs on the website.

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    Carbon=Carbon

    Lefty=Lefty

    Speed=110mm

    Fox RLC=Fox RLC

    SL=SL machined clamps + OPI

    This fork was mid season spec'd so doesn't show up in the catalog or website....

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