You might already know the Lift-MTB name from their bolt-on e-bike conversion kits, but now they’re getting into suspension parts for standard mountain bikes as well. That’s good news for anyone with a Fox Float X2 or DHX2 rear shock that wishes they could have a remote lockout switch for their rear shock.
Obviously, this won’t be a true lockout as the optional levers on the Float X2 and DHX2 only toggle from open to firm settings, but the kit will allow you to do that up at the bar without having to reach down to your rear shock.
Designed to be used with any two or three speed front shifter from Shimano or SRAM, the kit will also work with the original Fox 3 position lever. Lift-MTB mentions it may work with other shifters or levers as well as long as they have a minimum of 8mm of cable pull between open and locked.
The system can be installed with the cable pointed to the front or the back to work with different frames. Once installed, the system will cover the High Speed and Low Speed Compression adjustment screw, but they can be reached by removing the top cover which is held on by two small screws. Because of this, you should still be able to tune the shock without having to remove the entire cable or system.
Made from 7075 CNC machined aluminum, the system weighs in at 84g without the shifter. Completely designed and made in France, Lift-MTB is selling the kit for €149 (including VAT) in Europe, or €125 (without VAT) world wide.