I'm restoring a 1979 Honda XR 250 trail bike. The front fork sliders are in good condition and before i go off road i am uncertain as to whether to fit fork gaiters ... Do they keep the mud out or moisture in.. and hence rust the stanchions ? Many thanks Rich
Fork gaiters on trail bike
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Simple enough just to hold them in place with a couple of zip-ties, then you can chop the ties now and then, and clean/polish the stanchions...... " />
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Long time ago,mine had a breather/drain hole at the bottom rear facing.It`s not the mud it`s the grit/gravel that can damage/chip the stanchions,
It would be ideal if you could just lift them up from the bottom and check for dryness.