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    150mm carbon fork to fit Fatboy Pro

    I just got myself a new Fatboy Pro but I don't want to run Bluto in the winter as I regularly ride in -20C temps or colder. Does the collective have any suggestions for a carbon fork that will allow me use the stock front wheel and hub which is a 150mm with 15mm through axle.

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    Lock out the bluto in december. Unlock it in april.

    Your welcome

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    Marin Bobcat Trail 29er - Trek Farley 8

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    150mm carbon fork to fit Fatboy Pro

    Thanks to the both of you. As silly as it sounds simply locking it out never crossed my mind and I did not know about the winter kit.


    I'd rather be riding!

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    Our pleasure

    Ride up steep climbs till you can't see!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by newmarketrog View Post
    Lock out the bluto in december. Unlock it in april.

    Your welcome
    LoL!

    Made me spit out my beer!

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    Some Bluto's will need the Turnagain kit and some won't. I put Slick Honey in place of the Red SRAM grease when I swapped air shafts on my Bluto and it worked fine to -20 C. It was a bit slower/stiffer at the colder temps, but didn't air lock like some riders forks have.

    More info here: Bluto Tuning Thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by sdsyver View Post
    Thanks to the both of you. As silly as it sounds simply locking it out never crossed my mind and I did not know about the winter kit.


    I'd rather be riding!
    Makes sense right? Why go switching this for this and that for that? Keep it simple.

    Ya it's like ss riding. You don't need a ss. Just don't shift. I've won races like that. Ok i did cheat in one but at least i wasn't racing in the ss class. I rode all of the steep stuff in my 32-18 then on the flatter stuff i'd shift into my 44t and ride 44-18. Never touched the rear shifter. Good way to crush singlespeeders and gearies alike.

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    Around 30 degrees my bluto got stiff as hell. Put the Turnagain kit in and it was nice and squishy at 3 degrees.
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