RST Sigma XT 2005 Front Shocks

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 4.20 kg


Product Description

  • Crown: Double Crown Design
  • Pre-Load Adjustment
  • Stanchion: Hard-Anodized 7050 Aluminum
  • Spring System: Adjustable Open-Bath Hydraulic/Air Damping


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by willi droppants a Downhiller from montreal

Date Reviewed: August 14, 2008

Strengths:    looks very good alot of travel invert ruls

Weaknesses:    
the QR-20 is totally an pracitcal ohh yeah and its from
rst i took the sticker off and just call it a sigma hoping nobody notices its from rst


Bottom Line:   
i would of enjoyed putting mi own stem but i guesse i can use thiere intergrated stem also and the axl what the hell
is that i use vise grip because i refuse too go out and bey the biggest allen key i can find

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Favorite Trail:   your mom

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   car trunk

Similar Products Used:   zzyzyx

Bike Setup:   bicenteniolle

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jacob O'Neall a Downhiller from somerset, ky, usa

Date Reviewed: December 14, 2004

Strengths:    stiffness(torsional and lateral especially, plushness, good damping, everything you could ask for froma 7 or 8 inch travel fork

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
Mine is actually a 1999 version i bought new from jenson last summer, but the newer verion is still very similar... Anyways, after about 18 months of riding the fork very hard, it performs fantastic, just like the day i put it on. It tends to lean more towards providing a great overall ride instead of being just a big drop fork, The first four inches of travel are very active, and after that the damping ramps up slowy, but noticibally, then, the last inch or so, the damping kicks up, and prevents the fork from bottoming hard. The fork has precise steering qualities, you can head straigh into a rock garden, and it will hold its line, its truly point and shoot. I have no complaints with my fork, it has performed better than I could have ever expected. I would definently buy another if I could locate one.

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Favorite Trail:   any that's fun to ride

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   jenson

Similar Products Used:   many, other rst's, marzocchi's, one manitou, and rockshox's

Bike Setup:   2000 mongoose xr-850 (6 inch fr/dh bike) FSA V-drive Extreme carnks, raceface srx bb, bombshell wheels, RST Sigma fork, WTB power V saddle, WTB Mutanoraptor FR 2.4 tires, shimano deore drivetrain

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We have an RST Sigma XT over here .After a rebuild ‘ changing O-rings ‘Seals and …. We don’t know What oil should we use in it. What viscosity and how much of suspension oil should we apply. The old oil we took out of it felt like something around 10 Wt on my hand. The fork is for a friend .he ... Read More »

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