RockShox’s second-generation TwistLoc suspension remote gets official, adding the option for either On/Off 2-position or Open/Threshold/Locked 3-position lockouts. It’s now even simpler to use with GripShift-style twist to lock AND unlock, plus, it’s even cheaper than ever… RockShox TwistLoc gen2 remote suspension lockout
2-position RockShox TwistLoc Gen 2 remote
We spotted Ghost Factory Racing testing pre-production versions of this next-gen TwistLoc remote to control their RockShox XC suspension at the Nové Město World Cup last month. But they were apparently only taking advantage of the 2-position Lock/Unlock version. Tech details – What’s new?
studio & renderings c. SRAM/RockShox
Two separate versions of the new left-only RockShox TwistLoc gen2 remote are now offered. Both operate by twisting towards you to pull cable and lock, then twisting away to unlock.
There is no button to release, internal detents simply hold the remote in each position, resisting the return spring in the fork/shock. 2-position pulls 10mm of cable for Lock/Unlock actuation
3-position pulls 7mm + 7mm of cable for Lock/Threshold/Unlock actuation. This new generation also features a higher inner flange diameter to the grip(shift) for improved leverage to engage the lockout. It also has a single angled cable exit guide (vs. modular straight or angled in gen1) for cleaner cable routing, but possibly some conflict with non-SRAM brakes.This new version also takes up more bar space. We don’t know exactly how much, but there’s clearly additional width towards the stem from the grip’s edge with a new 2-piece cover and bar clamp.But that separate […]