MacGyver Project - Remote Shock Lockout

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MacGyver Project - Remote Shock Lockout

Postby Hawkeye » Tue Mar 11, 2008 3:22 pm

I'd like to fit a remote lockout for the rear shock on my Jekyll. It's down quite low and hard to reach while riding without one.

Any ideas on how I could MacGyver one up for a Fox Float RL?

The ones I've seen as aftermarket kits don't fit the because of the unusual trunion attachment system used on the Jekyll. Ideally I'd like to be able to use all three lever positions - open, locked, and in-between.

Your thoughts are most welcome!

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Postby Mulger bill » Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:17 pm

Been a while since I saw a Jekyll close up JR, any chance of some piccies?


Methinks you might need a dual cable system to go both ways... :?
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Postby Kalgrm » Tue Mar 11, 2008 10:41 pm

I don't think I've ever seen one up close, but I reckon you could MacGyver something with:

- a left shifter (ie the shifter for a front derailleur, triple)
- a fully housed cable,
- a bracket to hold the end of the housing and
- a spring to keep tension in the cable.

It won't be pretty though.

Without seeing the alignment of the pro-pedal lever, we can only take wild guesses at a solution.

Think outside the double triangle.
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Postby Hawkeye » Wed Mar 12, 2008 9:15 am

I'll take some pix on the weekend and post them so you can see the setup.

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