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Boost Spacing Shouldn’t Matter - Dec. 19, 2016, 1:08 p.m.

We've got 'em- see above 😉

Boost Spacing Shouldn’t Matter - Dec. 19, 2016, 1:07 p.m.

You'd be amazed at how many variants those OE hub makers crank out. Where a hub lends itself to a Boostinator and the demand is there we're game. While we know that there is a lot of need out there, but where the numbers of any one model are too small (the OEMs) or a kit would be prohibitively expensive (King) we unfortunately have to give them a miss.

Boost Spacing Shouldn’t Matter - Dec. 19, 2016, 1:03 p.m.

@Merwinn:disqus ,
We do make Boostinators for most recent Hope front and rear

hubs- hop over to to have a look!

Wolf Tooth: Stainless Rings + Boost Conversions - Oct. 18, 2016, 11:30 a.m.

I'm running the Transfer/ReMote combo on my tail bike for the past couple of months and really like the feel. Fox went with a firmer action than a lot of other posts, which carries over, but in exchange you get excellent feedback. In contrast, a KS feels a bit light to me now.

Wolf Tooth: Stainless Rings + Boost Conversions - Oct. 18, 2016, 11:29 a.m.

The short answer is "not really." In order to build the sort of product that we can stand behind, there was really only one option: to evaluate each hub and provide hub-specific solutions. There are others attempting one size fits all solutions, but they're all less than ideal and as we couldn't possibly control all of the variables weren't something we were comfortable building or supporting. To say nothing of what product liability insurance would cost.

Sorry not to have better news, but we need to feel comfortable with and be able to stand behind our products- and that's not an approach that we felt we could do that for.

Wolf Tooth: Stainless Rings + Boost Conversions - Oct. 17, 2016, 4:58 p.m.

Thanks for the kind words Andrew!

We share a lot of riders' frustration with the transition to Boost- especially as 148mm rear triangles become the norm for some companies' warranty replacements. We're always listening to those whose hubs aren't supported but there are a couple of brands' whose hubs we could have sold a good number of kits for but didn't lend themselves to the sort of end cap replacement that makes the Boostinator cost-effective. DT, I9, Hope, and White Industries have done us all a favor by keeping their hubs fairly consistent over the years, making a Boostinator for those companies an easy decision.

At Interbike, we also introduced a dropper remote that doesn't suck:

We have a list of about ten things that set the ReMote apart, but the biggies include a 21mm cartridge bearing pivot, low-cost breakaway pivot axles, easy access at-the-bar cable fixing, and optional integration with Shimano and SRAM/Avid brake levers. It'll work with most cable-actuated posts on the market and is a great choice now that the Fox Transfer can be had without a lever.

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