RockShox Sektor RL 2013 Forks

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $426.99

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Product Description

The RockShox Sektor RL is the perfect example of RockShox’s trickle down technology. The Sektor features the performance and chassis of the Revelation with the price tag that you won’t believe. The Sektor Dual Position Coil f...

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by obs08 a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2014

Strengths:    looks good, got it at a killer price, 15mm axle is easy to use, rides like a caddy

Weaknesses:    wish it had remote lockout but not that big of a deal

Bottom Line:   
I picked this up on sale for $300. I had an air fork before that gave me nothing but problems so I was dead set on coil. it surprisingly didn't weigh much more than the marzocchi air. mounted up to my on one 456 with no problems, took it for a spin and omg, this thing is amazing. I wasn't expecting such a vast difference but this fork is worth every penny. its quiet over the big hits, responds nicely, even with 150mm travel it climbs well too. lots of rocks and roots where I live and this handles all of them no problem. wouldn't not hesitate to recommend or purchase again. came with a complete rebuild kit too!

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Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   jenson

Bike Setup:   on one evo 456 II, sektor rl, azonic outlaws, 1x10 steel hardtail trail tamer

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ray

Date Reviewed: October 7, 2013

Strengths:    Surprisingly good fork. Very plush, fairly stiff, and responsive.

Weaknesses:    Limited adjustments, won't win the "biggest loser" award.(To be fair it is a very inexpensive fork, you can't expect 1,000 dollar performance for 400 bucks.)

Bottom Line:   
It came with the Giant Trance 27.5 3 I just bought. Having a Trance 29er 1, I purchased the 27.5 3 with plans on upgrading it over time. I could not justify the 1 model even tho it's a great value. I thought one of the first things that has to go is the fork. I could not believe the performance on its first trail ride. It performed admirably. It is a very good fork for the money. Very plush and responsive without being dull, certainly did not feel like a 400 fork. I must say, subjectively speaking, it felt more responsive than my Fox CTD with less flex. Because your limited on adjustment you have to nail down Sag to personal preference and effects the overall performance of the fork more so than on a fork that you can "tinker" with. Overall very good fork.

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Sektor RL or Revelation RLT?

Building a bike and trying to choose a fork (150mm-160mm) around the $500 mark. Terrain is mostly dirt, roots and rocks with no big drops or jumps. So far looking at the Rockshox Sektor RL solo air or the Revelation RLT Which is better or more suited to my terrain? Thanks DeanRead More »

rock shox sektor rl

does the moco adjuster click or does it just spin?Read More »

Sektor RL Coil 150 to DPC conversion?

Hello! I would like to convert my RS Sektor RL Coil 150mm to a Dual-Position 120-150mm version. Is that possible, and what is required of spare parts apart from the coil itself? Thank youRead More »

Transition from Dart 2 to Rock Shox Sektor RL DPC 150

Riding a Raleigh "Mixte" once or twice on NW Carolina trails got me hooked and so, three years ago at the age of 63, I invested $750 in a Haro Flightline Comp. That Hardtail bike was getting a little too exciting on the downhills so I put together an Ebay Heckler frame, wheels and derailleurs from ... Read More »

anyone service their rockshox sektor RL solo air?

My sektor is two years old and never been serviced, it doesnt leak or anything but i think i want to change the oil and maybe the seals but ive never serviced a fork before. The manual seems to have all the info but its also a little overwhelming. I wish there was a video for it. Anyone ever done ... Read More »

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