RockShox Domain RC 2011 Forks

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $575.00

Product Description

Burly and beautiful,The Domain offers competition-level performance in a packageThat holds upTo real-world demands Medium Weight Coil Spring (Soft and firmTuning springs are included) 35mmTaper-wall steel upperTubes Mission Control IS features externally adjustable rebound and low-speed compression damping High Speed Compression damping is achieved by a factory set shim stack Magnesium lower legs incorporate Power BulgesTo reduce weight and maximize bushing placement All control k

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by GEMINI DH

Date Reviewed: October 23, 2012

Strengths:    Feels ok for heavy duties, hydraulics is simple but it does its job, works a lot and uses most of the travel, it flows perfectly, great stnachion covering, super-resistant lower finish, doesn't feel thin or flexy at all, very good QR pivot: stiff and fast to remove !

Weaknesses:    If I must complain about something I'd say it's "Heavy"... Which is not that much heavy actually...
35mm stanchions on 180mm single crowned FR fork may sound thin.
IS Motion Control is not super-good at stopping High speed compressions: the fork doesn't work very well on big rocky gardens or stairs

Bottom Line:   
Lower price, better functionging and less weight than Marzocchi 66 RCV: it's the perfect choice for any entry level FR bike: you pay much less while getting not that much less than a pro fork: very resistent and reliable fork !

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Duration Product Used:   4 months

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   HiBike

Similar Products Used:   Fox 36 Talas RC2 FiT 2010, Rock Shox Totem RC DH Coil 2010

Bike Setup:   Specialized Big Hit Sport

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by rickybonnell a Weekend Warrior from Vernon, BC

Date Reviewed: May 31, 2011

Strengths:    This fork is one of the most fluid coil based forks I have ever used, it is plush and there is no harsh bottom out feel. The compression and rebound control works easily and effectively. The compression can easily be changed on the fly. This fork also has one of the largest travel adjusts I have used, 115 to 160. The $600 price tag was also appealing, other forks with the same specs don't come near that price and reviews for the more expensive forks do not seem to be any better.

Weaknesses:    The weight would be the only weakness, possibly lack of a lock out feature but if you need that feature, this is probably not the fork for you anyway.

Bottom Line:   
The bottom line is that this fork is versatile:

Travel at 115 with compression up - urban street riding
Travel at 160 softened - freeride fork with lots of strength

As long as you are a fair sized rider, the extra weight this fork brings along will not impede your riding. I am about 210, and my bike weighs somewhere around 50lbs so its perfect for freeriding but not so good for urban. Overall for the price, you can make this fork work will any style of riding.

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Favorite Trail:   Satan's Choice

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Gerricks cycle and s

Similar Products Used:   Marzocchi m3, Manitou stance pro, Rockshox Boxxer.

Bike Setup:   2007 Banshee Morphine
-Sram X-7 drivetrain
-Avid mechanical disc brakes (has to go)
-Shimano Saint Crankset with E-thirteen BG
-Atomlab Trail Pimp Wheel set
-Rockshox Domain RC fork

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