X-Fusion O2 RL/RLR Rear Shock

1.5/5 (2 Reviews)

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Product Description

  • Travel: 165/38, 190/51, 200/51, 200/57
  • Spring: Air
  • Adjustments: 2 Position Compression Adjustment
  • Options: AV Canister

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Mellow Groover a Cross Country Rider from portland, maine

Date Reviewed: August 16, 2011

Strengths:    None that I can see

Weaknesses:    Scarring on the piston on both shocks I had, came on a Specialized FSC XC, junk shock, had to replace it in 14 months, the second one scarred 10 months later, company would rebuild for $150, i don't think so..stay away from x-fusion.

Bottom Line:   
this is a bad shock, went through two in three years, company wouldn't back up the product, by something that will last like rock or fox, if you're a serious rider stay away from any bike that has an X shock, these are built for the weekend "go to church" rider, not someone who wants to rip up the trails.

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Favorite Trail:   All of them

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $280.00

Similar Products Used:   fox, rock shox

Bike Setup:   Ellsworth, Specialized

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Whumpus a Weekend Warrior from Boise, ID

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2011

Strengths:    semi-plush for 4in travel

Weaknesses:    loses air quickly, no lockout, and even w/ rebound adj on fast, it seemed too slow

Bottom Line:   
First air shock, and does not convince me that air shocks are great. Rode coil for longer, and it seemed to have better small bump sensitivity, but big hit control too. This air shock seems too catchy, and flings the bike over rocks, not rolls it. Good value for price?

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Favorite Trail:   Hulls Gulch

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   came w/ frame

Similar Products Used:   X-Fusion Glyde R

Bike Setup:   DB Recoil Comp 2011, SRAM X4 shifters w/ SRAM X7 derailleur, RockShox Tora Trail 289 fork

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