Fox Racing Shox 36 Van 160 FIT RC2 2012 Forks

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $955.00


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Anyone worldwide may purchaseThis FOX Racing Shox product, however,The delivery address must be insideThe United States. "Factory"is FOXsTop ofThe line series and gives youThe best-of-the-besttechnology FOX hasTo offer.The 36 VAN 160 RC2 sports a coil spring and Kashima coating for super plushness and FIT dampingTechnology forThe best best all-mountain fork outThere. Kashima Coat: Buttery-smooth, Genuine Kashima Coat is available only from FOX Racing Shox. Its distinctive gold color is


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by fvaldivia a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: July 9, 2012

Strengths:    consistent even after 35mins harsh enduro downhill like, taking jumps after jumps after jumps, or whatever you can do. compression adjustments really do the work. very noticeably light (if you come from zocchi's). very stiff=control tuneable, fit cartridge is very predictable so at 30mph downhilling it feels very, very reliable.

Weaknesses:    some would say pricey, i would say "you get what you pay for"

Bottom Line:   
coming from an era of openbath tech, tested this awesome fork for about 9 months, i throwed everything at it, bikeparks at 30mph, jumps after jumps after jumps, uphill pedaling, and it always behaves in the same way. hard to bottom it due to its hydraulic bottom out circuit, really tunable and serviceable unlike marzocchi (sorry, it's the truth), easy to maintain. it's stiffness is what you notice a first when you go donwhill, and that it's just pure control, i loved this fork, it is a reliable product.

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Favorite Trail:   la parva bikepark, huinganal, las varas,etc

Duration Product Used:   9 months

Price Paid:    $850.00

Purchased At:   bikewagon

Similar Products Used:   marzocchi 66, manitou's sherman&nixon, suntour durolux.

Bike Setup:   09' bottlerocket, rp23 high volume,

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

Date Reviewed: May 20, 2012

Strengths:    Smooth and consistent. The best riding 160mm fork I've ever ridden.

Weaknesses:    None

Bottom Line:   
This fork rocks. Kashma and the new seals make it smoooth. Dampening is effective and the compression adjustments make a noticeable difference. Air springs can't compete with coil for small bump with consistent mid stroke. Get it while you can, it's discontinued in 2013.

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Price Paid:    $725.00

Purchased At:   Bike bling

Similar Products Used:   07 36 talas, 09 36 talas and float, 10 Marzocchi 55rc3 ti

Bike Setup:   Blur ltc - db air, crossmax sx, xtr, xo cranks, etc

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