Fancy Angled Lockout Lever for Cane Creek DB Air and DB Coil Damper Systems.
This accessory for the Cane Creek DB was designed to allow riders to rapily adjust shock characteristics while on the trail, without the need to dismount.
This angled lockout lever is designed to fit over the LSC (6mm) adjustment knob on your DB and is andled to enable full 360deg rotation without contacting the other valves or shock body.
This accessory requires the owner to take additional steps to prepare the shock for use with this lockout lever -- see below
Required Tools (Available at any hardware store):
-A Drill and 2.5mm Drill bit
-A M3 Thread Tap
-A M3x6mm Countersunk Socket Head Screw with matching Allan key.
-Use a drill, the 2.5mm drill bit and a lot of caution to ream out the center of the "+" shaped cuts in the LSC valv adjuster knob
-Use the M3 thread tap to cut threads about 3mm deep into the center of the "+" shaped cuts in the LSC valve adjuster knob
-Set the LSC knob on your DB to the prefered "locked out" position (varies widely per rider)
-Place the Lockout lever over the LSC knob on your db leaving the lever pointing mostly towards the ground.
-Using the M3x6mm countersunk socket head screw and matching Allan key thread the screw through the top of the lockout lever into the newly cut threads in the LSC adjuster knob.
-Go ride, and mess with the lever, making sure you get the full range of motion / adjustment youre looking for.
When cutting threads, be careful and take your time. It may be necessary to ream out the + shape a little with a drill 2.5mm drill bit to get it round enough for the M3 tap.
CAUTION: carelessness using power tools and thread taps on your shock could result in trouble -- be careful.
DISCLAIMER: This is not a Cane Creek product, and installing this tool using the directions above will VOID your warranty. Buyer beware!
Photos and maybe an install/howto video are in progress -- stay tuned