RST Launch 2009 Forks

RST Launch 2009 Forks 

DESCRIPTION

  • Steerer: 28.6
  • Crown: Aluminum, Satin Black
  • Crown Pitch: 130mm
  • Stanchion: 32 steel, Black color
  • Outer Leg: Aluminum

USER REVIEWS

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[Dec 12, 2017]
Peter
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

None

Weakness:

Snaps like a twig doing a 6 inch bunnyhop at 20 MPH

Screw RST and everything about them. One bunnyhop on a Jamis Komodo Dirt Jumper and my 175 pound son is eating concrete for dinner. My 14 year old rode the bike for 3 years, never took a wheel over anything but concrete. first time it was ever jumped it failed. RST customer service said, basically, eat a dick.

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[Jul 27, 2012]
Billie Cook

Strength:

None

Weakness:

Really heavy
Don't have the "130" mm travel, more like 5mm
Rust in two days
Bend from a 1 foot drop

do not get these! They are the worst forks be built! Bottom line RST stands for really sh*t technology

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[Oct 25, 2011]
BARAvnzla
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

None

Weakness:

Heavy, QR on a "freeride/dirt jump" fork.

This is one of the worst forks I've ever tried, there's only like 70mm of travel from the advertised 130, the preload adjust knobs are just cosmetic (dont adjust anything) dont work on small bumps (extra rigid) or big drops (can barely use half of the travel), and there's only QR option on a suposed "freeride/ dirt Jump" fork. Another "stay away at all cost" product from RST. Dumping them as soon as i can aford something better.

Similar Products Used:

Marzocchi 55 rv, RST Gila.

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[Jun 21, 2011]
Nike2405
Downhiller

Weakness:

Its a piece of poo.
It feels like its made of rock.

DONT BUY THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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[Oct 31, 2010]
launch is terrible
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

it looks really smooth when the forks snapped like a banana.

Weakness:

the fact that it snapped on me

dont buy them cause there a piece of POO! and SNAP!

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[Oct 03, 2010]
FireballADICT
Downhiller

Strength:

no issues about them being "weak"

Weakness:

They bearly work..

after about 2 days of use they just stopped working, oiled them, used WD40 nothing works, basicly dont buy them unless there stock, and if they are, replace them

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[Apr 25, 2010]
bikes
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

Big drops onto dirt.

Weakness:

Any small jump. Concrete.

Look for better deals. They look nice but they are no good for street or anything besides trails.

Similar Products Used:

RST191

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[Feb 02, 2010]
hazzah
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

Looks OK but doesnt perform - really - None

Weakness:

Both Forks snapped completely going over a small jump. The bike was one week old and barely used - Jump was perfect, - 30 stitches later,fractures and a fully broken bike. I'm not happy.forks are crap and obviously weak

Dont ever buy

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[Feb 01, 2010]
kabalyero
Cross Country Rider

Weakness:

heavy

better if less weight

Similar Products Used:

mozo

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[Jan 11, 2010]
paddyeire55
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

can take some hard hits descent for value

Weakness:

bridge is flimsy as hell.they seized up after 3 months

stay away from them

Similar Products Used:

gila t4,xcr

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