Marzocchi Shiver SC 2004 Front Shocks

4.25/5 (4 Reviews)


Product Description

The Shiver line of forks gives you unsurpassed lateral stiffness all the while offering up the unmatched smoothness of an inverted design. It's no wonder works motocross and road race suspension forks are inverted in design. Marzocchi brings this technology to the mountain bike. By inverting the stanchions and moving the majority of the fork's weight to the legs, the Shiver series reduces unsprung weight resulting in bump and steering sensitivity that is second to none.


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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Oskar van helsing a Downhiller from Sweden

Date Reviewed: March 25, 2008

Strengths:    Extremly smooth and plush.

Great agressive look


Weaknesses:    A bit heavy, but some pedalstrokes instead of coasting will do the trick

Bottom Line:   
Verry good freeriding fork. 100mm of travel i not enough for downhillriding tough. Works great on dirtjumps too.

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Favorite Trail:   Flottsbro

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   Came on bike

Similar Products Used:   Manitou Nixon elite -07
Mz 888r -04
Mz Dj3 -06


Bike Setup:   Scott Nitrous 10-06
Mz 888r -04

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by James Sinclair from worcestershire

Date Reviewed: June 24, 2004

Strengths:    stiff, smooth as, steel steer tube, 2yr waranty

Weaknesses:    heavy, long bed-in time, standard springs are far to soft

Bottom Line:   
after the long bed-in time these fork are by far the smoothest i have ever ridden, but with the standard springs they bottom out very easily (harder ons cost £40 and there worth ever penny), the steel steer tube and the 20mm axel make for a very stif front end, and 4 inches is all you'l ever need from this type of fork, but the weight is a bit of a let down. this is not for the weight watchers

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Favorite Trail:   suckley

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   back on track

Similar Products Used:   dirt jumper 2, mx6, mcr, judy xlc, x-vert, rst.........

Bike Setup:   revel 250r, profile cranks, hope bigun on sunn double track, hope e4 back brake, redneck stem profile bar

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Rob a Weekend Warrior from Bucks

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2004

Strengths:    Smooth travel, stiff, look wicked!

Weaknesses:    Bit heavy

Bottom Line:   
Tough forks with smooth travel. Took a few rides to bed them in but they are real smooth now. Makes your front end super stiff and flex free wit the 20mm front axle. Got them for 280 quid on e-bay brand new. These forks are for freeriders, dirt jumpers. Not for lightweight XC weenies! Would have given them 5 chilli's if they were a bit lighter.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $282.00

Purchased At:   e-bay

Similar Products Used:   Rockshock psylo, Manitou Black, RST's, etc

Bike Setup:   Medium 04 Heckler with 5th Element air shock, Hope Mono M4 discs, XT Hollotech 2 cranks, XT mechs/shifters, Mavic 219 on Club Roost hubs.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Kalle Ericson a Weekend Warrior from Falun/Sweden

Date Reviewed: April 26, 2004

Strengths:    Very plush,smooth and stiff!

Weaknesses:    maybe a bit heavy but if u into dirt/street it doesent matter,it comes with pretty soft springs but only bottoms out at the worst landings,and they should do!

Bottom Line:   
this fork kick ass! i strongly recomend this fork! with a harder spring i think it will be even better!! very good for dirt jumping!!

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Favorite Trail:   Säter!!

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   chainreactioncycles.com

Similar Products Used:   man. sherman flick,man. black super,

Bike Setup:   Azonic Evo.II (lovely frame,looks beautiful in white!) raceface north shore cranks,pro taper bar,atomlab stem and rims and so on...

Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

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Swearing in church? ML7 with a Shiver SC

I'm too skint for a SC32, so I brought a Shiver SC , Is it really cursing in the church to have a other brand inverted fork on a Maverick?Read More »

Marzocchi Shiver SC,what do you think?

I have a mint Shiver SC,anyone using one,is it to flexy for big wheels?Read More »

Shiver SC - safe?

So I have a beater with a '02-model Shiver SC on it. The fork's barely seen any dirt - I didn't really have the confidence in an unbraced USD fork to throw it around offroad. Anyway, I ask 'safe?' because you never notice when you're actually riding the thing, but I happened to lend it to a mate ... Read More »

Shiver SC Parts?

I am looking for a 5" dampening cartridge for a shiver sc. I would prefer one with the lock out but I would also take a rebound only one as well. I have a low milage fork that I just did an oil change on and the lock out cartridge will only go through about half of it's travel before it stops. Marzo ... Read More »

Shiver SC fork... opinions?

Hey all, Found a deal on a 'zoke shiver SC. Its 120mm travel, inverted design with 20mm thru axle. I've heard good things about them. I dont really care about the whole "its flexy" bit either. How is the quality of suspension? I want to run this on my 4" SS bike, think it would be a good cho ... Read More »

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