Users' questions

Is the RockShox pike a good fork?

Is the RockShox pike a good fork?

The RockShox Pike Ultimate is a fan favorite due to its reliability and versatility. It can handle your cross country and light trail needs, while also being a great fork for the bike park or DH trails.

What is Dual Position Air?

Dual Position Air is another proprietary RockShox technology and is a type of air spring that allows for travel to changed between two travel lengths through a lever on the crown. It acts in the same way as a solo air spring but gives the rider greater choice on a ride.

What is better FOX 34 or RockShox pike?

The Fox 34 seems to be just ever so slightly stiffer than the RockShox Pike, and that doesn’t really mean it’s stiff in a bad way. While you can make the Pike more firm, it will not get nearly as firm as the Fox in the Firm position. The Fox’s Firm is pretty much locked out and has very little movement.

What is better RockShox pike or Yari?

When you’re choosing between the two, the main factors to consider are your riding style and price. If you are looking for a stiffer chassis, it is advisable to go for Yari. People who want a less stiff chassis should go with Pike.

How much is a RockShox pike?

RockShox Pike Ultimate Charger 2.1 RC2 Suspension Fork – 29″, 130 mm, 15 x 110 mm, 42 mm Offset, Black, B4. $917.00. RockShox Pike Ultimate Charger 2.1 RC2 Suspension Fork – 27.5″, 140 mm, 15 x 110 mm, 37 mm Offset, Black, B4. $917.00.

How heavy is a RockShox pike?


Wheel size 27.5″, 29″
Color (FS) Diffusion Black, Gloss Black, Gloss Silver
Fender Compatibility n/a
Weight (g) 1832
Weight Based On 27.5″ BOOST, 120mm, RC2 damper, Maxle Stealth

How do you inflate a dual air fork?

remove the pump from the fork, then thread it onto the negative spring air valve, located at the bottom of the fork leg. inflate the negative spring to the same pressure as the positive spring. Remove the pump from the negative spring air valve. At this point, the fork is set up to your rider weight range.

What is Solo air spring?

Solo Air’s design lets you add air to your forks through a single Schrader valve, filling both the positive and negative air spring chambers simultaneously. This gives you a plush, predictable ride. Air spring kits do not include top cap assembly or internal air tube/sleeve (sold separately)

Is Rock Shox good?

RockShox produces forks and shocks for everything from cross country to downhill riding at every price point. In addition to front and rear suspension, RockShox also developed the Reverb adjustable-height seatpost; the first dropper post to earn a five star rating from our testers.

Where is RockShox made?

SRAM takeover SRAM took over the company and its debt obligations for $5.6 million. The company had 300 employees in Colorado Springs. In 2002, production in Colorado moved to Taichung, Taiwan. A small test facility remains in Colorado Springs.

Is RockShox Yari worth it?

The Yari can easily improve steering, damping, and handling capabilities which is perfect for aggressive riders. One of the best things about the Yari is that it delivers all of these performance enhancements without compromising the comfort of your ride or affecting any of the other dynamics at play.

How much does a RockShox Pike weigh?

How big is a RockShox Pike Trail wheel?

Specifications Product RockShox Pike RCT3 – 2013 Fork Riding Type Trail Wheel Size 26″, 27.5″ (650b), 29″ Travel 26”/27.5” – 150mm, 160mm; 29” – 140mm, 1 Spring Type Dual Position Air, Solo Air

Where was the RockShox pike mountain bike tested?

The Pike was tested on nearly every trail in the Jackson, Wyoming area. From fast and flowy singletrack to steep and loamy root/rock strewn DH and jump-riddled flow trails, the Pike encountered a diverse range of trail conditions that were (almost) all accessed via human-powered ascending. Early in the test two things were apparent.

What kind of damper does RockShox Pike Fork use?

Turning to the technological nuances for a second, the fork marks one of the more major evolutionary steps for RockShox over the past few years, including a new damper, revised seal system, updated air spring and re-engineered chassis. The fork is controlled by a new emulsion-free closed damper dubbed the “Charger.”

What’s the difference between RockShox revelation and Pike?

The Pike had always straddled that middle ground between burly performance and wispy weight, but was marched off into exile a few years back when RockShox ushered in the Revelation. The Revelation, however, was never as stout a utensil in the long-travel (150 millimeter) iterations.