Progressive Suspension 5th Element CVT 3 Rear Shock

3/5 (4 Reviews)

Product Description

• Patented Control Valve Technology, CV/t
• Adjustable Platform Damping
• Factory Preset Bottoming Control
• Adjustable Velocity Sensitive Compression Damping
• Adjustable Rebound Damping
• New Polished Nitride Shaft
• New Shorter Overall Reservoir Length
• Optional Ti Spring

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Reviews 1 - 4 (4 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tom a Downhiller from Syracuse, NY

Date Reviewed: May 1, 2007

Strengths:    Great response, very smooth, keeps the rear tire on the ground well..

Weaknesses:    needs to be completely rebuilt after about 5 months of riding...

Bottom Line:   
good for racing dh and free-ride... but be a little carefull with it cuz it will blow on you if u hit it too hard...

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Purchased At:   came on bike

Similar Products Used:   dhx 3.0, fox vanilla, cvt 2way

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by mark a Downhiller from banchory

Date Reviewed: July 2, 2006

Strengths:    adjustable, light-ish, doesn't suck ass

Weaknesses:    bushings wore in a matter of weeks.

Bottom Line:   
wouldn't choose over range toppin fox and manitou but if it comes with your bike get it tf tuned and enjoy the buttery smoothness!!!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   pitfichie dh

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   alpine bikes came with ironhorse 7point

Similar Products Used:   fox dhx5.0, fox vanilla, manitou swinger 6way

Bike Setup:   stock ironhorse 7point5 except single ring and hi rise bars.

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by fread a Downhiller from richmound

Date Reviewed: April 3, 2006

Strengths:    none

Weaknesses:    all

Bottom Line:   
sucks ass

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mike Cleverley a Downhiller from Christchurch, NZ

Date Reviewed: November 7, 2005

Strengths:    adjustable. strong

Weaknesses:    compression knob broke when adjusting

Bottom Line:   
good shock would reccommend but need to go for a harder spring than whatever is reccommended at your LBS

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Favorite Trail:   Vic Park, Nationals Track

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $150.00

Purchased At:   Bike HQ

Similar Products Used:   na

Bike Setup:   Ironhorse Yakuza Kumicho

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