Do you lock out your forks for climbing
generally only road climbs, the bugger is remembering to unlock them after, normally only remember halfway down the next DH (or at the bottom)
Made a big difference when I’ve had lockout forks on my ss where you’re generally bouncing about a bit more for leverage. Minimal things to faff with is a plus point of ss tho. I don’t normally have lockable forks on there.
I used to lockdown the bombers on my big bike all the time, shifts weight forward, better for pedalling up steep stuffPosted 1 year agoMowgliMember
I don’t have lockout, but for anything steep I drop from 160 to 110, otherwise I find the front end lifts off and steering stops working. Tend to put the shock onto pro-pedal or whatever it’s called to reduce bob. Often forget to change it back, but it’s not rigid really, just a bit stiffer.Posted 1 year agostevextcMember
I used to on my HT XC bike (with the fox ctd) but like so many forgot to unlock them (to be fair mainly when riding with a 5yr old so it makes it easier to boost them up a steep accent with locked forks)… on my trail bike I don’t have a remote and really can’t be bothered… I’m not racing so losing a bit of power is just more exercise and way better than doing a climb then forgetting to unlock ..Posted 1 year agosteve_b77Member
I do for long climbs especially if they’re smooth regardless of them being on or off road.
My bike has a dual lock out that does shock and fork in one press so it makes it easy, it also has a very effective floodgate on each that blows through should I forget to unlock themPosted 1 year ago
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