Cannondale Lefty: Service, Maintenance, Tuning

Lefty's due to their single sided wheel mount, are probably the most distinctive bicycle front suspension system in the bike industry.

It's tremendous torsional stiffness, which is achieved through its needle bearing telescope and the oversized axle, is not just proven by various machine tests, but also by countless victories in dual slalom, 4 cross and X-country races.

Take look at our two 3D videos. They explain 2 of the most important advantages of the Lefty: its torsional stiffness (-> Video) and its stability (-> Video)

Function and weight are state of the art.

Lefty Speed PBR Carbon

The Lefty Speed Carbon PBR (Push button Pop Top with integrated Rebound) is a new designed fork. Mainly the user/maintanence interface has improved. Split ring technology allows easy and fast telescope reset.

Lefty Speed PBR Alu

The Lefty Speed PBR (Push button Pop Top with integrated Rebound) is a new designed fork. Mainly the user/maintanence interface has improved. Split ring technology allows easy and fast telescope reset.

Lefty Speed DLR Carbon

The Lefty Speed Carbon 110 DLR 2 is a compelely new designed Lefty. It uses a carbon stancion, an alloy slider, has 110 mm travel and a volume compensator. It keeps the lock out feature and external rebound adjustment.

Lefty Speed DLR Alu

The Lefty Speed 110 DLR 2 is a compelely new designed Lefty. She has 10 mm more travel and a volume compensator. It keeps the lock out feature and external rebound adjustment. It still uses air as a spring and doesn't have a seperate air cylinder anymore.

Lefty Speed RLC Carbon

The RLC model adds a lockout on the top of the fork leg, with adjustable blow-off threshold to change the compression firmness while in lockout mode. There is externally adjustable low speed compression damping clicker and rebound adjustment making these the most tunable forks around.

Lefty Classic 100 DLR Carbon

The Lefty Carbon/Alloy with its full carbon stancion and alloy slider uses the bomb proof DLR damping system, featuring a manual lock out and adjustabel rebound. It comes with a Alloy spindle and revised brake mount slots.

Lefty Classic 100 DLR Alu

The Lefty DLR 2000 was the first generation. It comes with a steel spindle. Removing the brake caliper can be a little tricky depending on the make. The lock out and the damping adjustment work great. This generation can not be upgraded to an ELO internal.

Lefty Max SPV Carbon

The Lefty Max Carbon 140 is a new designed fork. It looks very similar to the 130, but has more and better features. Beside the fact that the travel has increased 10mm, mainly the user/maintanence interface has improved. Split ring technology allows easy and fast telescope reset.

Lefty Max SPV Alu

The Lefty Max 140 is a new designed fork. It looks very similar to the 130, but has more and better features. Beside the fact that the travel has increased 10mm, mainly the user/maintanence interface has improved. Split ring technology allows easy and fast telescope reset.

Lefty Max RLC Carbon

The Lefty Max Carbon 130 Fox RLC is a new designed fork. It looks very similar to the 130, but has more and better features. Mainly the user/maintanence interface has improved. Split ring technology allows easy and fast telescope reset.

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