RockShox Sid World Cup 2008 Forks

5/5 (3 Reviews)
Weight : 2.9 lbs


Product Description

  • 28mm aluminum upper tubes
  • Dual Air infinitely adjustable spring
  • Canti-compatible lower legs
  • All control knobs are machined aluminum
  • External rebound adjustment
  • Black Box one-piece carbon crown and steerer
  • Motion Control damping


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by vvv a Weekend Warrior from Cupertino, California

Date Reviewed: March 26, 2012

Strengths:    Lightest Fork on planet, super adjustable, Plush. Also comes with V brake. Does not bottom out.

Weaknesses:    None! Its a SID, Are you kidding. A bit costly- thats all.

Bottom Line:   
Light, dependable.

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Favorite Trail:   Fremont Older

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   Fox, Manitou, Mozo

Bike Setup:   Specialized S Works Epic

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by XCFred a Racer from Wakefield, MA USA

Date Reviewed: June 3, 2009

Strengths:    Light, plush

Weaknesses:    A bit flexy

Bottom Line:   
Great fork. I believe it actually feels better than my 06 Reba race, which I was actually shocked by. the lockout works great, too. I weigh 160 lbs and the only time I notice any flex is in rock gardens, but needless to say, that's not really what this fork was designed for; it was deisgned to blast through singletrack as fast as possible, and for that use, I give it an A+. Probably the best fork I've ridden - feels much better (and its lighter) than comparable Fox forks. Plus lets face it, the carbon steerer and crown is just plain sexy. We will see how durability is, but I imagine it will be like all other forks, and will need to be serviced every season for best performance.

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Favorite Trail:   BH

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   mtbr classifieds

Similar Products Used:   Older Sids, Reba Race, Fox forks

Bike Setup:   Giant Anthem

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Paul Crawford a Cross Country Rider from Augusta, ME, USA

Date Reviewed: October 23, 2008

Strengths:    Light, Light, Light

Weaknesses:    A little sticky until they warm up.

Bottom Line:   
Light!!! I can't say it enough. You won't need lockout if you set it right, so it can sit under 3 lbs no problem. If you want it, PushLoc is the way to go. Machine your brake lever or shifter to accept it, and the perch will mount to nearly anything. Not a lot of cable, and a really easy lever to reach, no matter where you put it. Well designed fork all around, with nothing in excess. Not a DH fork, obviously, but it doesn't stutter on washboards, or bottom out on bad landings. Kinda expensive, but under 3 lbs?! It is gonna cost. I would love to send it to Push, might make it ride like the $1K fork it was designed to be. Not that there are flaws, just that delicate subtlety of added confidence that this fork does not come with, which Push seems to know how to add.

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Favorite Trail:   Sugarloaf MTN.

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   Sage Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Judy DH w/ AC crown, WB HardBody, Eibach ProRace spring

Bike Setup:   Yeti ASR Carbon w/ the works!

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Is this a 2012 or 2013 Rock Shox Sid XX World Cup ?

I am guessing it is a O.E.M. take off from a bike but I thought all the new forks had that metal plate that the race sits on ? I have never seen this in black with the old style hydraulic hose tab either and it is dual air. Can anyone take a stab at it ? [ATTACH=CONFIG]798945[/ATTACH]Read More »

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