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Old 06-13-19, 06:07 PM
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Hanging upside for storage

Opinions on hanging mtn bikes upside down when storing? Giant talon 2 and GT Laguna Pro, forks leaked on my old Gary Fisher being upside down. SR Suntour XCM and XCT forks we have now. By far would be most convenient but donít wanna damage anything.
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Old 06-13-19, 08:32 PM
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Opinions on hanging mtn bikes upside down when storing? Giant talon 2 and GT Laguna Pro, forks leaked on my old Gary Fisher being upside down. SR Suntour XCM and XCT forks we have now. By far would be most convenient but donít wanna damage anything.
Absolutely no harm. This comes up from time to time with some claiming it will do harm, with zero evidence to support it.

If the forks are leaking, itís a seal issue.

Hang em high, hang em low.

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Old 06-16-19, 05:07 AM
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Been doing it for years, sometimes with the bikes hanging for 12 months at time without ill effect. I work overseas and have bikes scattered about the planet.
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Old 06-16-19, 05:13 AM
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Same here.. for a few years now, no problems.
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Old 06-17-19, 09:30 AM
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Thanks everybody, I figure if they start leaking then I need to have service work done anyways so thatís where there at now. Appreciate the input
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Well, i learned sth today
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