RockShox Ario RLR Rear Shock

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $276.00


Product Description

  • Damping: Hydraulic with IFP, Remote Lockout
  • Rebound Damping: External Rebound Adjustment
  • Spring: Solo Air
  • Spring Adjust: Spring via Air Pressure
  • Shaft Diameter: 9mm


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Daniel a Cross Country Rider

Date Reviewed: May 9, 2013

Strengths:    -Remote Lockout
-Works Nicely
-Durable
-Looks Nice


Weaknesses:    -Rebound adjustment is in a hard to reach place

Bottom Line:   
I rebuilt my 2001 Giant NRS with this shock and it has been working very nicely.
I've been riding on it for about a year now. It holds air great and has not given me any trouble.
There are not many controls to dial this shock in like you might find with other more expensive products (eg. Fox, RS Monarch). The Ario RLR gives you control over: air spring, rebound, and lockout.
I'm a cross country rider who does not stray from some technical downhill sections. For cross country and singletrack, this shock has performed wonderfully. It has made steep and bumpy descents much more managable. It also performs well when landing after small jumps, stumps, and logs.
Overall, this shock performs nicely. Adjust it once and ride :)

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Favorite Trail:   Braille Trail (Soquel Demo Forest)

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $185.00

Purchased At:   Some online store

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   2001 Giant NRS
-Rockshox Sid XC
-Rockshox Ario RLR
-XTR Components (circa 2001)
-Hayes disc brakes (circa 2001)
-Mavice tubeless rims (txc 3.01)


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