RockShox Revelation RL 2011 Forks

5/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Travel: 130/140/150mm Dual Air
  • Damping: Motion Control
  • Available Springs: Dual Air, Dual Position Air
  • Steerer Options: Aluminum, 1 1/8" or 1.5 to 1 1/8" Tapered
  • Crown: Forged, Hollow 6061 T-6 Aluminum


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by monkei a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: May 17, 2012

Strengths:    pretty light for a 150fork, pretty stiff w/ th 20mm maxle, took a lickin' n' kept on kickin', worked great @ N* and all the local DHish trais

Weaknesses:    Maybe a bit stiff to some on the initial part of the travel?

Bottom Line:   
The Revelation 150 is a great fork for a light-ish AM build. It worked great with my 5" Niota. Packed the fork into the ground and my headtube separated from the downtube at the welds, the fork however showed no signs of damage.

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Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   mtbr classifieds

Similar Products Used:   Manitou minute 140


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hutch3637 a Cross Country Rider from NY

Date Reviewed: January 13, 2012

Strengths:    Plush, easy to set up and dial in. Stiff even with QR drop outs.

Weaknesses:    PSI settings on left fork for initial sag are off.

Bottom Line:   
Either 130-150 this fork is great even with quick release drop outs. Great for for trail to all-mountain riding. When setting up the (-) psi it is better to run 5 to 10 psi above the (+) chamber. Just make sure you do the (+) first.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year


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RS Revelation RL Travel / Spacer Questions...

I have a 2011 Revelation RL Dual Air Motion Control 140mm, just spoke with SRAM and they said it can be extended to 150mm (assume spacers need removal) In the RS tech doc, it shows spacer(s) on the air spring side. I'm confident I can figure out how to remove and reseal... but welcome any helpful t ... Read More »

Uprading Revelation RL to RCT3 compression damper

I am looking in to changing the compression damper on my 2012 Revelation to RCT3 . I know how my damper works and i checked RTL i would like to know how the RCT3 is different . RL has now way to adjust the flood gate but you can control the low speed compression and the flood gate is like set in th ... Read More »

RS Revelation RL Brake Dive

Suspension experts... I'm getting pretty heavy brake dive at times. My current solution has been running it at high pressures and the negative spring at 5-10psi higher. Fork is supple on the chatter and progressive, works fairly well but the compromise is that it's typically 3/4" shy of getting full ... Read More »

?s re: Rockshox Revelation RL (need advice on first 'nice' fork)

Hey everyone. I'm not real use to posting in this forum, but figured this was the best spot for my questions... I'm looking to buy a 27.5 fork real soon. I just ordered a Soma B-Side frame and will be doing a ground up build around it. Price is a factor in my buying choices. I would like to find ... Read More »

Revelation RL and RCT3, Differences?

Someone offered me a pretty good deal on a take-off revelation RL. Came off a Kona Process 111. I can't seem to find out the differences between this OE fork and the aftermarket RCT3. Anyone care to enlighten me?Read More »

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