Leaky fork seals are, for lack of a better description, a royal pain in the neck. The most common ailment to plague front suspension, a leaky fork seal can ruin your day by affecting your bike’s handling, covering your front brake pads in oil, and generally just making a total mess of things. Most of the time a leaky fork seal is the result of dirt inside of the seal, but it can also be caused by a nick or ding in the fork tube from an impact with a rock or stick. But no matter what the cause, a weeping fork seal needs to be fixed, and oftentimes that means tearing into the suspension and changing the seal out. Fortunately, this isn’t as difficult as you may think. To find out how to fix it, click here.
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