RockShox Sid Team 2008 Forks

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 3 lbs

Product Description

  • 28mm aluminum upper tubes
  • Dual Air infinitely adjustable spring
  • All control knobs are machined aluminum
  • External rebound adjustment
  • Hollow forged 60601 aluminum crown

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by cegrover a Cross Country Rider from Nashville, TN, USA

Date Reviewed: June 2, 2009

Strengths:    Stiffness, plushness, adjustability and light weight.

Weaknesses:    None so far.

Bottom Line:   
I got this on a closeout deal online and absolutely love the fork. I'd heard for years about lack of stiffness on SID forks, but these 2008+ models with 32mm stanchions are amazing. It feels at least as good as the Marathon XC, weighs a pound less, didn't cost much more (on a good deal), is more adjustable and doesn't take a funky, branded air adapter that doesn't actually fit! This gets a five for value at a sub-$400 price, probably moves to three or four is one pays near MSRP.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   This bike: 2006 Marzocchi Marathon XC (felt great, but not reliable) Previous bikes: 2002 Marathon SL dual air (loved it, but shorter travel and sold with bike), 2004 MX Pro ETA (plush, sold with another bike), 1998 Rock Shox Judy TT (not bad at the time, but not very adjustable).

Bike Setup:   Salsa El Santo (2005)

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Hamish Grant a Cross Country Rider from Christchurch, New Zealand

Date Reviewed: April 12, 2008

Strengths:    My old Fox 100RLC had reached its used by date so have got used to riding a poor fork. The SID works very well. Feels nice and stiff in the steering and soaks up the rough stuff.

Weaknesses:    Poploc lever is good to use but is a hassle to fit on the bar and I think I would prefer to run the fork with the lock out on the cap.

Bottom Line:   
Don't know the price yet so can't give a value rating but I would recomend on performance.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Bike Setup:   Blur with SRAM shifters and Hayes brakes.

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Rock shox SID TEAM Climb-it control

I'd like to ask for how much I could sell my older SID fork, in great condition, not used in last years... steerer tube is only 16.5cm long... weight about 1340g. [ATTACH=CONFIG]833357[/ATTACH]Read More »

Tuning info for 09/10 RS Sid Team

I've got an 09/10 Sid Team that I'm struggling to get tuned. Its set up currently at100mm but am only getting 60-70mm of travel. Air pressure is the same in the positive and negative chambers at 90psi. I plan to open up the form and check / replace the oil as soon as I find a good tutorial. ... Read More »

04 Sid Team trade for 2011 Tora 318

Hello fellow riders. Im not familiar with Tora 318, and I have a trade option on the table. Is my 04 Sid Team Dual Air with handlebar lock out - better than average condition, worth an even trade for a Rock Shox Tora 318 u turn. I have plenty of different frames to put it on, So Configuration is ... Read More »

Rockshox SID Team 2009 issue

Hi MTBR, Need some advice. I have a Rockshox SID team 2009 model fork (the one with the 28mm stanchions) fitted to my hardtail. Fantastic fork when it was working and I was able to set it up to suit my needs perfectly. Just recently I have noticed the fork has been bleeding air out of the positi ... Read More »

Replacement fork for '04 Rockshox SID Team fork (disc compatible)

Riding an old carbon 2004 Trek Fuel 98. Love the bike but would like to replace the fork with something more current (still serviceable) that wouldn't change how the bike would handle too much. Would anyone be able to offer info on such or change or a fork(s) recommendation. I'm not quite up to ... Read More »

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