Re: fork boots -- necessary?

Erwin Schrodinger /
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Yeah, for sure. I picked up these old style covers. https://www.treatland.tv/OEM-tomos-bullet-fork-rubber-protective-shield-p/oem-tomos-fork-rubber-219226.htm

> Papa _ Wrote:

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> Fork boots keep grit out of the fork seals on real forks.

>

> Any teeny tiny amount of abrasive material would be like sanding the

> surface. Forks are supposed to be tight. Removing material will make

> them loose and wobbly.

>

> Boots are important in environments where dust and grit is blowing

> around or likely to contaminate the fork seals. On real hydraulic forks.

>

> If you keep them clean, like average clean, I think you’re safe to not

> worry too much on a moped. Unless you are riding offroad in the desert.

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