SR Suntour RS8-EPICON-DA Rear Shock

5/5 (1 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Configurations 200 x 50 / 190 x 50 / 165 x 38
  • System Air spring / Hydraulic with rebound adjust
  • Spring adjustability Air pressure adjust
  • Damping Hydraulic with nitrogen gas
  • Damping adjustable Yes
  • Main body Alloy
  • Piston Alloy
  • Finish Black anodized
  • Lock-out compatible N/A

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    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by joshwalee a Racer from Phoenix, AZ USA

    Date Reviewed: November 28, 2008

    Strengths:    Very plush, very smooth, large volume with low pressure requirement.

    Weaknesses:    None found yet

    Bottom Line:   
    This may be a value oriented shock, but value does not mean garbage! The Epicon line-up outperforms many of it's higher priced counterparts and for a fraction of the price. This shock provides nearly 6" of smooth, plush travel through my Teocali. I really beat the heck outta my bikes, and this thing has not so much as wimpered. Pressure holds fine, rebound adjust functions great. I don't know how this shock would hold up on other frame designs, but I do not have pedal bob issues with my freedrive. Some bikes require a platform shock for efficient climbs, and this may not be the shock for them. If your bike can function well with a regular shock, though, then save some money and spring for one of these!

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    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Purchased At:   Stock on Mongoose Te

    Similar Products Used:   RS SID, RS Coils, Manitou S-Type SPV.

    Bike Setup:   Mongoose Teocali Comp. Stock except for raceface evolve dh cranks and bb.

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