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PostPosted: Thu Apr 24, 2014 5:33 pm 
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Anyone know when this Fox Kabolt will be available?
http://www.bikerumor.com/2014/04/23/soc ... more-77372
This would work great for me.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 1:58 am 
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"The design is not available to us plebs," :(

I'd like to get my hands on one too.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:49 pm 
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The Shift Up ones are getting in the right direction, only €59.


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PostPosted: Tue Jun 10, 2014 5:28 am 
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I tried a Tune for a while but it kept loosening during long rides. I love the anodized colors but I think I wont be using one of these anytime soon.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:30 am 
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Looking for an allen key hex type skewer to save at least 30+ grams on a stock factory Fox Fork... what's the best value out there? Cleanest look, best material, and durability if possible...

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:19 pm 
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Really happy with the ShiftUp one I bought. Still overpriced for what it is but one of the cheaper options and super secure- can't ask for more...


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 5:48 pm 
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I've yet to try my carbon-ti, the weight sure is nice, 34g for fox


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:19 pm 
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I use the tune one. I haven't had it loosen yet. However it's two piece. Tune threads a secondary piece to one end. That end loosened for me a couple of times till I used some loctite primer and loctite 222 to hold it.

The one thing I don't like about the Tune is the indexing you can do with it. Fox already has the nut that is indexable. So if you want a quick wheel change, you end up screwing up the indexing because you accidentally press in the spring for the tune axle, and you are left fidgeting the axle back in while your hands are shaking and sweat dripping down your face.

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PostPosted: Sun Dec 28, 2014 8:47 pm 
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i asked to a friend with a CNC machine to do one for me

it's a Rock Shox version for my road disc fork

34 g

http://eliflap.it/2014/12/12/perno-pp15-rs-road/

second link for on-scale pictures

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 04, 2015 9:42 am 
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hello ,
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i have a trek superfly FS and i have seen that there is no upgrade posseble for my bike , the length is 192mm and m12*1.75
any one have some idee what i can try .

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There is one old trek axle that works for that slijkplaat. Part number 300777. Is 65g

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PostPosted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 11:13 pm 
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FRM make one for Trek 192mm maxle
http://www.frmbike.biz/index.php?option ... 14&lang=en

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PostPosted: Sat Jan 10, 2015 7:41 pm 
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tnx for help ,
at the moment i have some self made axle , 47g not that bad . will post pic later .


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 10:08 pm 
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Kabolt will be available soon...and it'll be 45usd. 34.5 grams. :beerchug:

http://www.bikerumor.com/2015/04/08/fox ... thru-axle/


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PostPosted: Wed Apr 08, 2015 10:36 pm 
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And Rock Shox announced theirs yesterday.... "Maxle Stealth"... 39 USD.

And Novyparts (in France) has more affordable 142 axle options (than Extralite and FRM)... 59 EUR.


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