Marzocchi 888 RC3 WC 2009 Forks

2/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $1659.00

Product Description

  • 200mm Travel
  • One Side Ti Spring
  • Aluminum Steer Tube
  • 38mm Nickel Coated Alloy Stanchions
  • 8” Post Mount (Max Disc 9”)

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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by FormerMarzGuy a Weekend Warrior from canada

Date Reviewed: July 1, 2009

Strengths:    Well the 888RC2 is quite an art to look at, nice looking, VERY stiff in its ride. Excellent bottom out resistance, so what can be wrong right??

Weaknesses:    Great fork for the first five rides that is. And then YES the infamous "supposed to be there" bushing play rears its ugly head.

Bottom Line:   
This fork looks and rides great, and if you plan on only doing about 10 hours of riding at the most, this fork might be your ticket. However JUST LIKE the 08's models, this fork has developed EXTREMELY unacceptable levels of bushing slop. Really poor quality control if you ask me. You would "think" that Marz would fix this issue in the 09 model after their disasterous 08 offerings??

Marz went from being the best years ago to maybe the worst in a matter of a couple years. I hope the move in manufacturing from Italy to Taiwan is really working out for the company, because at this rate, Marz is in big trouble unless they can fix this issue. Goodbye Marz ... you have lost a 5 year loyal supporter.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $900.00

Purchased At:   Online

Similar Products Used:   2004 + 2005 888's (excellent) 2008 888ATA (bushing slop as well)

Bike Setup:   Specialized Demo Series

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