Marzocchi 55 RV 2011 Forks

3.5/5 (4 Reviews)

Product Description

  • 160mm Travel
  • RV (Coil Preload, Rebound)
  • Alloy Steer Tube and Crown
  • 35mm Alloy Stanchions
  • 20mm quick release axle

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by CJS a Downhiller from NE

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2011

Strengths:    Feels like Marzocchi of old, smooth plush travel.

Weaknesses:    Lack of fine tuning adjustments

Bottom Line:   
I have ridden many forks and I Love this fork. This fork has been great so far. I love that marzocchi went back to the dual bath damping. For the money you can't go wrong.

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Favorite Trail:   ShyAnn

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   Internet

Similar Products Used:   Boxxer, RST Storm, Manitou travis, Manitou Stance

Bike Setup:   Sette Venom downhill

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Binford a Weekend Warrior from Canada

Date Reviewed: December 12, 2010

Strengths:    Smooth travell, open bath, good spring rate

Weaknesses:    Check oil level befor riding, mine was too high, would have caused it to leak.

Rebound control has little effect, 2010 888RCV has way more range

Bottom Line:   
Nice basic coil fork just like the old Marzocchi(dual coil, open bath)

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   Wheel World

Similar Products Used:   2001 Junior T,2001 Super T,2002 Z1 Wedge,2003 DJ3,2003 Junior T,2004 Z1 Dropoff,2005 888VF,2007 Z1 Sport RV,2010 888 RCV,2001 Judy,2000 Judy XL

Bike Setup:   2003 Norco Team Shore,2010 55RV,Sun Doublewides,DMR Motodigger,Fox Vanill RC

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sks a Weekend Warrior from corona, ca, USA

Date Reviewed: October 26, 2010

Strengths:    price, durable, reliable, best bang for the bucks, thru axle

Weaknesses:    weight @ 6.2 lbs, no lockout on this model,

Bottom Line:   
didn't want to pay $500 plus for Fox. wanted something affordable for my simple bike. the company been around for many years, had a bad year in 08 and 09 due to subcontract to china. this is 2010 model suppose to have corrected issues and bring back ownership. took it a few times on small trail around the house, so far so leaks, dont even feel small bumps and eats up moderate jumps. will take to intermediate trail at chino hill park and test soon.

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Favorite Trail:   chino state park

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $269.00

Purchased At:

Similar Products Used:   upgrading from older cross crountry marzocchi to all mountain/freestyle

Bike Setup:   hardtail mt bike, shimano xt components, hallowtech crank, avid disc brakes

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Ese Loco a Cross Country Rider from Canmore, Alberta Canada

Date Reviewed: September 12, 2010

Strengths:    Not a bad fork for dirt jumping

Weaknesses:    Preload and rebound adjustment knobs do absolutely nothing.
Heavy fork.
Leaked oil.
Not made in Italy anymore(made in taiwan)

Bottom Line:   
This fork is garbage. My old Z5 worked alot better than this new fork. I upgraded to a fox talas 36 and now i am happy.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Bow Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi Z5

Bike Setup:   Norco rampage, Fox talas 36, HammerSchmidt, avid elixers,

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