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How To Install Lizard Skins Fork Boots Replacements

The fork boots were ripped and torn on my mountain bike. Exact replacements are not readily available as they are older shocks. I found these Lizard Skins brand neoprene replacement fork boots, and decided to give them a shot. They are one size fits all. And they didn’t cost a lot either. So while I …Read more »

How to replace GT LTS-5 rear elastomer shock with GT LTS-3 shock

I show how to repair a GT LTS-5 rear elastomer shock by adapting a 1996 GT LTS-3 shock. I think the GT LTS-4 has the same rear shock as the LTS-5, so this will work for that bike also. The rear elastomer shocks seem to decay over time. And the rear shocks for the GT …Read more »

GT LTS-5 Elastomer Rear Shock Disassembly/Assembly

The rear elastomer shock on my 1997 GT LTS-5 mountain bike is toast. The elastomer stuff is sort of dry rotted. So I need to replace the part. But the part doesn’t seem to be available. So I took it apart to see what it will take to repair it. At this point, I think …Read more »