RST Sigma 2008 Forks

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
Weight : 3.60 kg

Product Description

  • Steerer: 28.6mm aluminum 7050
  • Crown: Aluminum
  • Crown pitch: 148mm-daul
  • Stanchion: 36mm aluminum 7050
  • Travel: 8"(203mm)

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jacob from Somerset, Ky, USA

Date Reviewed: February 27, 2008

Strengths:    Study construction, good damping, and looks good.

Weaknesses:    No compression adjustment

Bottom Line:   
First of all, I am reviewing a 2001.

Good fork, I got mine far below original price (paid 300; msrp 1,500). I loved how underrated this fork is. Its far better than most of the top name forks, but doesn't get any credit. The fork never bottomed out, even on 8' drops to flat, and always had smooth rebound action, off drops, or reacting to small stutter bumps. Stiffness is phenomenal, torsionally, and under braking. Some nice, but small details: The rubber boots are great, they resist tearing and seal out dirt and grime nicely; The uppers are anodized and extremely scratch resistant; integrated stem is stiff, easy to adjust and doesn't pinch bars unevenly. The only possible downfall is the lack of a compression adjustment, which I personally didn't miss, because the damping was spot on for me and my riding.

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi's Rockshox, Manitou

Bike Setup:   Mongoose XR-850 with Sigma, Shimano Deore group, Bombshell wheels, Truvativ Firex cranks, WTB Mutanoraptor 2.4's

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by simon müller a Downhiller from wels austria

Date Reviewed: October 19, 2007

Strengths:    very cool looking fork, massive, very sensitive,.....

Weaknesses:    its from RST

Bottom Line:   
The Sigma is a cool Fork, unfortunatly everyone think its not good because its from RST.
But it is as good as a Shiver IMHO.
And its very cheap for what you get!

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Favorite Trail:   REICHENAU Trail

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   Austria

Similar Products Used:   Manitou Dorado, Marzocchi Shiver

Bike Setup:   Norco Atomik with Fox dhx 3.0 in the rear and the Sigma in the front.

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