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I am new to the lefty world. Actually, I am planning to ditch my RS Revelation for a 2010 lefty on my Rocky Mountain Element. I'm trying to decide between the Alloy Ultra PBR and DLR. Has anyone compared the two? They both weight the same, but the PBR costs $300 more. Is it worth the difference?

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Is a blow off valve in lockout worth $300 to you? I think thats the difference? I've ordered the 120mm ultra with pbr, if I forget to unlock on a big decent, I'd rather pay $300- now and have some suspension rather than have a rigid fork and risk blowing a seal or worse crashing hard?.?.?.?

But thats just my train of thought?
 

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May be a related note:

I just got done reading about my 110mm Lefty Speed Carbon w Fox RLC internals. (came stock on my 09 Rush)

It comes with a blow off adjustment on the lock out that can change the force required to un lock the fork. It is labled as a "Lockout force adjustment" and quote "riders can change the threshold level at which the forks lockout will blow off".

Or is this old news.
 

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Blowoff valve

Here's where the confusion comes in. I watched the video where they product manager lists the differences in the '09 and '10 forks. He says that they no longer have the old style lockout. I don't know if that applies to all leftys, or just the PBR.
 

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Maybe the carbon sl w/fox rlc is a little gem that is overshadowed by the now current PBR?

It certainly has a lockout that the blow off (force required) can be adjusted.

I know I used it for the first time yesterday and it works.
 

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I like the RLC version too. You pay a bit of a weight penalty, but it's sooooo adjustable. I think I could even get it to change a flat if I tweaked it long enough. :D

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Maybe the carbon sl w/fox rlc is a little gem that is overshadowed by the now current PBR?

It certainly has a lockout that the blow off (force required) can be adjusted.

I know I used it for the first time yesterday and it works.
 
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