RockShox Metro 2002 Front Shocks

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 26" - 4.17 lb. (1.88 kg) or 700c - 4.41 lb. (1.98


Product Description

Preload Adjustment // Travel:60 mm // Spring: Coil Spring (Single Side)


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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by rschaeffer a Weekend Warrior from Boise

Date Reviewed: January 24, 2009

Strengths:    Strong?

Weaknesses:    Heavy

Bottom Line:   
Came with the bike when purchased (used). Sticks really bad so I took the fork off to service and man, this is heavy.

Not sure who should by this. Most road or commuters are not looking for suspension and I can see why at this weight.

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Favorite Trail:   Sweet Connie

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $100.00

Purchased At:   Bike shop

Bike Setup:   Commuter

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by alan from clearwater, fl, usa

Date Reviewed: November 1, 2006

Strengths:    Works as expected. Durable, no issues yet whatsoever (street riding only). Adjustable pre-load (I like it pretty firm, just to smooth over the occasional bump).

Weaknesses:    Heavy, but no more so than over suspension forks.

Bottom Line:   
Good product that is durable for street use and works as expected. It has a pre-load unlike the most cheap suspension and this is essential for the minimal amount of suspension I want for the street, on a hybrid. This is designed for the street, that's why it is called the 'metro', get it. This is just right for anyone that wants a suspension fork for street use. I'm still debating how much benefit I'm getting over a normal fork, though.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Purchased At:   bike shop (w/ bike)

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   Giant Cypress LX (hybrid)

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