Eventually weekend’s XC World Cup in Nové Město, we noticed this next-gen prototype RockShox TwistLoc distant shock lockout on one of many Ghost Manufacturing unit Racing Staff bikes. Combining the appear and feel of old style GripShift, it seems to be like a tidy suspension distant setup that improves cable routing and leaves loads of room for contemporary dropper publish remotes…
RockShox TwistLoc v2 distant shock lockout prototype
Lovers of GripShift needs to be excited to see what seems to be like the following iteration of RockShox’s TwistLoc suspension remotes. This new distant being examined by the Ghost riders sports activities a traditional excessive inside flange that ought to provide extra grip to get ahold of and twist, in contrast to the present low-profile mannequin RockShox presents.
Why do you want it?
The operate seems to be the identical although, pulling 1 or 2 mechanical distant cables to lockout a fork and/or rear shock, with a 2-position Open or Lock management.
The brand new prototype has the next flange, however improved cable routing that seems to tuck in additional properly underneath the brake lever with out getting in the way in which.
Meaning there’s much more house behind the bar to entry an AXS dropper distant connected with a MatchMaker mount, or every other dropper distant.
Curiously, we solely seen Ghost Manufacturing unit Racing’s Caroline Bohé utilizing the brand new GripShift-style TwistLoc, whereas different staff members used the present model.
Anne Terpstra (above) had a cockpit setup utilizing the 2-button OneLoc that permits for impartial fork & shock lockout controls. But it surely’s a fairly crowded setup on her bar, so Terpstra makes use of a blip on prime of the bar subsequent to her righthand grip to activate her Reverb AXS dropper publish.
As increasingly more XC racers keep on their full-suspension bikes for all racing on a regular basis, and now that we will’t stay with out our dropper posts, this as-yet-unreleased RockShox TwistLoc v2 ought to give extra cockpit setup adjustability, whereas bringing again the beloved GripShift feel and appear!