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Old 04-09-02, 06:22 PM   #1
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Are Cannondale Lefties high maintenance?
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Old 04-09-02, 08:11 PM   #2
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You need a PHD to service most cannondale head shocks and leftys. They are quite complicated.
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And Special tools! But, Maintenance on mine has been pretty much non-existant! I've only had to take it to the shop a couple times a year for a shot of lube and that's been it! I've had mine for about 1-1/2 years and it's been trouble free! It's actually stiffer than any other 4" travel fork I've tried!

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I thought all of them had been recalled for safety reasons. Was this just a particular production run?

From an engineering standpoint, a head-shock makes alot more sense.
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I thought all of them had been recalled for safety reasons. Was this just a particular production run?
Only the carbon ones. I have no idea what percentage of the total they made up.
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Yeah, just the carbons. I guess C'dale should stick to metal instead of Carbon Fiber. They seem to have problems with plastic.

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The F800 is sure a sweet looking bike. But mountain biking hasn't been singing my song lately.
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Too hard to maintenence
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Hey Fubar, don't tell us you're turning Roadie!!! Anything but that!

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Hey Fubar, don't tell us you're turning Roadie!!! Anything but that!

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Nah, I just need to get on a trail.
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