RCR Bomber Cartridge Shock Upgrade

2/5 (3 Reviews)

Product Description

Bomber Cartridge

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Scott Simpson a Cross Country Rider from Arlington Heights, Il USA

Date Reviewed: September 10, 2002

Strengths:    Better than OEM cartridge

Weaknesses:    Not built to last, need to shim upper shaft under adjustment knob seems an after thought

Bottom Line:   
I have access to a gearhead friend who loves a good project. He is currently fabricating 2 replacement units "based" on RCR's design, but going that EXTRA step and making them bomb proof and TOTALLY maintainable/rebuildable. He's anal and they will make RCR envious !

IF you can't build your own
Drop the fluid 2x a season, run 10 weight in the cool weather and 15 in the hot

I ride hard and frequently so its worth the effort to me. If you don't like maintenance, get an AIR shock and let your local wrench do the tune ups

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Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $60.00

Purchased At:   through RCR

Similar Products Used:   OEM 5x two were sent from Marzocchi defective.

Bike Setup:   Santa Cruz Tazmon w/98 Z-1 BAM front....Risse rear

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by fred a Downhiller from ca

Date Reviewed: March 19, 2000

Strengths:    improves ride quality

Weaknesses:    blew out 2 times

Bottom Line:   
RCR had a good idea but they need to make it last. the ride was way better, until it blew out man my fork felt like a ROCK shox.
dont bother with these

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by ian jacob a weekend warrior from NYC

Date Reviewed: January 19, 1999

Bottom Line:   

After riding a Z1 for a few weeks, I decided that I loved the travel and plushness but hated the bobbing. So i threw in the RCR cartridge and after getting used to playing with the settings I loved it. It kicks ass!!!
All around action drastically improved! I've been riding with the cartridge for almost a year and the only reason I would'nt give it five stars is because quality is a touch sub-par and I've blown the damn thing 3X..
+++++ Greatly Improves Fork Action and Control of the bike
----- Leaky Little @$&%*!
Stick with what you got...just change oil viscosity and height according to your weight.Same goes for the springs.

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