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    What ?'s Do People Have About Your Lefty?

    Everyone I meet who hasn't seen a Lefty before, have a lot of questions.
    I don't mind, it's fun to be different.

    Their questions/comments:

    What is the reason for only one side?
    Doesn't it twist?
    Do you feel it pulling to the left?

    Share yours.
    "What is this? A center for ants?"

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    I get it all the time at the shop.

    Gotten pretty good and telling the armchair engineer skeptics that it's plenty strong, and the car they drove in with has two Leftys and two Rightys on it, and they aren't remotely concerned about them

    Now get a fatbike with a Lefty, and really see the questions begin to flow.....
    This is a Pugs not some carbon wannabee pretzel wagon!!

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    That is a perfect analogy. I'm using that from now on.
    "What is this? A center for ants?"

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    Or these things , one Lefty and one Righty
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    "There is a big difference between kneeling down and bending over" -FZ

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    "Did you lose a fork"
    "I don't understand how it works"
    "Won't it break easy?"

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    I like to tell people I got half off or I look at their conventional fork and ask them questions about why they need two fork legs, when one is all that is needed.
    Forks are for eating, Lefty's are for racing,

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    I just respond: "wait bikes have two stems on a fork?"

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    When people give it a weird look, I just say it's the NASCAR version and it only turns left.

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    I usually say I'm too cheap to buy a complete fork...

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    Can you still ride no hands?
    My Cannondale Lefty keeps failing....

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