RockShox Reviews and News


Outerbike photo preview of 2015′s hottest mountain bikes

Events: Mtbr brings you a look at a dozen of 2015′s hottest bikes from the Outerbike demo fest in Moab, Utah.

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Video: Troy Brosnan – Fun Can’t Make You Faster

Fun is the essence of mountain biking. Follow Troy Brosnan as he ventures out in to the backcountry of British Columbia and rediscovers what it’s all about.

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First Look: RockShox Monarchs now available for Trek and Specialized bikes

Rockshox makes the Monarch and Monarch Plus shocks available for select Trek and Specialized bikes and we get to try it first-hand on our local trails with the Trek Fuel EX 29.

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Just Released: RockShox Pike DJ dirt jump fork

RockShox releases new dirt jump and slopestyle-specific Pike DJ fork with 100 or 140mm travel and big hit tuning.

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First Ride: RockShox RS-1 inverted fork

Though inverted forks have many advantages and are commonplace in the motorcycle world, widespread success has eluded the design in the bike market to date. RockShox hopes to change that with its new RS-1 29er cross-country superfork.

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Daily coverage from the 2014 Sea Otter Classic Day 1

Welcome to Day 1 of Mtbr’s daily coverage of the 2014 Sea Otter Classic. We’ll be continually updating this page with photos and beta on all the latest in mountain bike technology.

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Hot News: RockShox launches Bluto fatbike suspension fork

Fatbike riders have been clamoring for a suspension fork and today RockShox delivered introducing Bluto RL, their first plus-sized suspension fork.

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Hot news: RockShox finally reveals new RS-1 inverted fork

We’ve been speculating about RockShox’s new RS-1 for weeks now and today the company confirmed the new fork is an inverted, 29er-specific cross country model.

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Video: RockShox shows a bit more of the new RS-1 in action

RockShox continues to tease the release of their new RS-1 inverted fork with an extended ride video that follows up similar photos and edits they’ve trickled out over the past month.

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Hot News: RockShox expands Charger Damper to new BoXXer DH fork

RockShox keeps the pedal to the floor with Charger Damper enhanced BoXXer DH forks and aftermarket kits, 27.5-inch models too. Suspension-maker revs value-priced Domain Dual Crown as well.

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Hot News: RockShox’s Monarch shocks get lighter touch with new DebonAir

RockShox looks to add the same kind of responsiveness to their Monarch rear shock platform that’s garnered so much praise for their Pike fork with the announcement of the enhanced DebonAir air can.

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Spy Shots: New inverted RockShox RS-1 fork

RockShox has left a trail of breadcrumbs leading to their new, high-zoot inverted RS-1 suspension fork—but they haven’t said anything officially. We look at the evidence, take some guesses and make our bets.

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Enduro Compare-O: The Mtbr test crew picks their favorite Dream Bike Spec components

Our test crew picks their ultimate, no-holds-barred component mix from the Enduro Compare-O in our Dream Spec feature.

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RockShox – Revelation and SID Forks, XLoc Full Sprint Remote, Monarch Shocks – Sea Otter 2013

RockShox Revelation and SID Forks, XLoc Full Sprint Remote, Monarch Shocks at Sea Otter 2013.

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RockShox Pike Fork and Monarch Plus Shock

The Pike is a complete new redesign for RockShox, and the All-Mountain fork will be available in 150mm & 160mm travel for the 26″, 27.5″ and 29″ sizes (29er also gets 140mm), with tapered aluminum steerer and 15mm Maxle.

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RockShox Announces New 30 Gold Fork

RockShox introduces the all new 30 Gold XC fork that offers lightweight, easy set-up, excellent wheel compatibility and RockShox ride quality all at an affordable price.

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RockShox releases the full-length HD game of B.I.K.E.

On September 16th, RockShox pros Ryan Howard and Red Bull Rampage winner Kurt Sorge played a best of three game of B.I.K.E. up in Kamloops, B.C. RockShox put up $5,000 for the winner, as long as the game was played over Facebook on the RockShox wall so everyone could watch and participate. What they didn’t […]

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Rock Shox 2013 Sid, Reba, Revelation 27.5

One of the most discussed topics at Intebike this year was the 650b slash 27.5 debate. Originally dubbed 650b by Kirk Pacenti (champion of the modern era tweener tire movement) it seems a lot of companies (especially American companies) are resisting the 650b terminology in favor of the more “standard” 27.5 designation. Does it really […]

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RockShox Introduces 27.5 SID & Reba

27.5” SID & Reba Arrive RockShox Releases Premium Suspension for 27.5″ MTB Wheel Size As the only full-line supplier of mountain bike suspension componentry, from entry-level to high-end, RockShox continues to offer the freedom of choice to its consumers with a new suspension product for 27.5” wheels. Not simply a relabeled 26- or 29-inch product, […]

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QBP SaddleDrive – Park Tool, Pedro’s, Lazer, SixSixOne, Wahoo Fitness and more!

QBP is the largest bicycle parts distributor in the US and they hold a special event every year for their top dealers and select media. The event is held in QBPs backyard (QBP West is based out of Ogden, UT. Their main world HQ is in Bloomington, MN) at the Snowbasin lodge and resort. It […]

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SRAM News – Crankworx, the new RockShox Monarch RT3, Avid X0 Trail

Crankworx Doubles Up! MTB Festival Goes Big in Europe SRAM is a longtime partner of Crankworx MTB Freeride Festival in Whistler, Canada so it was a natural move to support Crankworx’s first venture into Europe. World-class racing and competition, a great location, and some of the best riding in Europe greeted the attendees of Crankworx […]

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Rock Shox Reverb and Reverb Stealth Updates – Form Follows Function

Updates Increase Versatility of RockShox Reverb Adjustable Height Seatpost: New 34.9MM – Diameter Reverb and 150mm-travel Reverb Stealth The industry leading RockShox Reverb has set the bar for adjustable height seat posts, becoming the poster child for all dropper posts on the market. REVERB: NEW 34.9MM-DIAMETER MODEL With its best in class hydraulically actuated remote […]

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SRAM April 2012 News

Don’t be fooled by X0 Trail’s sleek design and slender 340-gram weight. With a powerful 4-piston caliper and innovative lever pivot bearing, the all-new X0 Trail eats nasty terrain for lunch.

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Introducing RockShox Monarch XX Carbon

The unparalleled performance of RockShox’s XLoc hydraulic remote lockout system, used on XX-level forks, is coming to rear shocks for 2012. For the rider looking for the ultimate speed and efficiency, RockShox introduces the Monarch XX Carbon rear shock. RockShox combined two of its most advanced technologies, a carbon fiber air can and the XLoc […]

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All Disciplines. All SRAM.

SRAM, RockShox, Avid and Truvat iv athletes won in almost every mountain bike discipline imaginable this past weekend. Further instilling SRAM’s ability to be a dominant force on every dirt-covered race course in the world, be it XC racing, downhill World Cup, enduro or slopestyle. XC World Cup points leader Jaroslav Kulhavy took the top spot […]

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