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RockShox TwistLoc prototype distant lockout, GripShift-style!

Ultimately 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 facility Racing Crew 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 put up remotes…

RockShox TwistLoc v2 distant shock lockout prototype

RockShox TwistLoc v2 next-gen GripShift remote shock lockout prototype, detail

Lovers of GripShift needs to be excited to see what seems to be like the subsequent iteration of RockShox’s TwistLoc suspension remotes. This new distant being examined by the Ghost riders sports activities a basic excessive internal flange that ought to provide extra grip to get ahold of and twist, not like the present low-profile mannequin RockShox gives.

Why do you want it?

RockShox TwistLoc v2 next-gen GripShift remote shock lockout prototype, Ghost Factory Racing Team testing

prototype TwistLoc v2 (left) vs. present RockShox TwistLoc (proper)

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 a better flange, however improved cable routing that seems to tuck in additional properly beneath the brake lever with out getting in the best way.

Meaning there’s much more house behind the bar to entry an AXS dropper distant connected with a MatchMaker mount, or another dropper distant.

RockShox current OneLoc remote shock lockout, Anne Terpstra 

Apparently, we solely seen Ghost Manufacturing facility Racing’s Caroline Bohé utilizing the brand new GripShift-style TwistLoc, whereas different group members used the present model.

Anne Terpstra (above) had a cockpit setup utilizing the 2-button OneLoc that enables for impartial fork & shock lockout controls. Nevertheless it’s a fairly crowded setup on her bar, so Terpstra makes use of a blip on high of the bar subsequent to her righthand grip to activate her Reverb AXS dropper put up.

RockShox TwistLoc v2 next-gen GripShift remote shock lockout prototype, close-up detail

As increasingly more XC racers keep on their full-suspension bikes for all racing on a regular basis, and now that we will’t dwell 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 look!


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