RockShox Reba SL Dual Air 2010 Forks

RockShox Reba SL Dual Air 2010 Forks 

DESCRIPTION

  • Damping: Motion Control
  • Spring: Dual Air, Air U-Turn
  • Crown: Forged, Hollow Al66 Tv Aluminum
  • Steerer: Aluminum, 1 1/8" Or 1.5 To 1 1/8" Tapered
  • Maximum Rotor Size: 210mm

USER REVIEWS

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[Jul 13, 2016]
victor
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

Bether then a FOX,rebound,motion control,lockout/low-speed compresion
LIGHT
Outstandig preformance
easy to service
new parts avalable
Dual-air

Weakness:

Hard to set up

Had a FOX for 2 years,haited it.This fork is much betther than fox f80

Similar Products Used:

Fox f80,Manitou forks,RS Tora,Recon,xc30,32,28

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Apr 23, 2013]
tyrebyter
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

Light, parts availability, axle options, deep knowledge base in the MTB community.

Weakness:

Compression damping, stiction

The subject fork is a dual-air, 120mm w/straight 1-1/8" steerer. Have both 9mm QR and 20mm lowers. The fork is very light and easy to service. No special tools required and it responds well to any decent suspension oil. Rebound damping is adequate and easy to adjust, though hard to duplicate settings for lack of stops/clicks. The dual-air has a bit of a learning curve, after which it is useful. Where this fork fails is in compression damping. It is on or off and in any position, it's not that good. Rocky, broken terrain is torturous at speed. It does not seem to be speed sensitive as HS damping is harsh when LS is OK, or HS damping is OK when LS damping is non-existent. Others seem to love this fork; matter of taste, different riding style, different terrain? I've tried a few Rebas on other bikes and I just don't get it. Not really in the same league with Fox or even Manitou.

Similar Products Used:

Fox, Maintou, Marzocchi

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
3
[Sep 16, 2012]
jersievers

Strength:

value and weight

Weakness:

remote could be less expensive

These just work, been around for a while now and this still is one of the best 29 forks. Fox tend to blow out for people round here, these just keep on pumpin. Track nice and handle everything I need. Weight is very respectable, more expensive forks only have more features, don't really weigh less.

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
[May 20, 2012]
stumpy2

Strength:

Reliable, responsive, tough

Weakness:

pop lock system with remote not as good as direct lock

This is the second of these forks I have had (on different bikes). They are reliable and do exactly what they're supposed to do, and last. Mine has survived continuous mud and wet conditions with only one service so far. Good value for money too if you can find one with a decent discount.
Go for the direct lock out not the remote lock-out as that tends to be problematic.
I would buy this again, and again.

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Dec 06, 2011]
Blue Sugar
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

Reliable, light, holds air, small bump absorbtion

Weakness:

Rebound adjustment, large bump absorbtion.

This fork came on my Stumpjumper Comp 29er. It works well for a reasonably priced air fork and is a good choice for a hardtail. It works well on small to medium bumps, but is prone to bottoming on larger bumps. It's not a big hit fork though. I don't notice much flex or wandering in the front end (I use a 9mm thru axle). It's been totally reliable so far, and I ride a lot. I'd recommend spending some time dialing in the + and - air pressures and rebound damping to optimize the performance of the fork.

My only gripes are that the rebound damping is a real pain in the @$$ to adjust. The dial is recessed into the bottom of the fork leg and it's hard to get your fingers in there, and using tools is not an option. I'd expect more from Rock Shox. It also makes a squeaking sound over bumps.

Overall it's a good fork for the price and for its intended purpose.

Similar Products Used:

None

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
4
[Jan 08, 2011]
bubblesgb
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

-Smoother than a fox
-Light
-Sleek
-VERY easy tuning
-Lockout actually works
-Small bump compliance
-Rebound smoothness

Weakness:

-Rebound adjuster fell out after 10 or so rides. no big deal as it can be adjusted with a 2.5mm hex wrench.

What a great performing fork!!!!! works very smoothly and takes small bumps like they arent there and big bumps very good. the +- air chambers make it easy to have small bump compliance and not bottom out on big hits. running the air how it is (88- 72+) it uses only half of the travel when i press down on the fork. when you hit a big jump/bump, the full travel is used.
I have a custom 2011 Giant Anthem X and it has a Fox F32 100RL on it and that fork is no where near as smooth as the reba!
Overall the best fork ive ever used.

Similar Products Used:

-Rock Shox Dart 3
-Fox F32 100RL
-Rock Shox Tora TK/RL

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Nov 09, 2010]
Veda
Racer

Strength:

Light, relatively cheap.

Weakness:

Ain't a Fox.

Came with the bikes I bought new. The most expensive forks before jumping straight to a Fox. If you want to spend more then save up and get a Fox F series. Does the job well for the occasional big holes or bumps but not when descending a rocky path. That's what a Fox is for.

Similar Products Used:

RST, Suntour, Fox

OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
3
[Oct 07, 2010]
saeta119
Weekend Warrior

Strength:

Great product, absorbs bumps quite nicely

Weakness:

can't think of any

What a great suspension, coming from the Tora, which I already liked so much, this was a plush very soft and responsive.
Pop Lock is a great feature and definitely much more lighter than my previous Tora.

Similar Products Used:

Suntour XCM , RockShox Tora 302

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Jun 27, 2010]
jason
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

takes little bumps great. looks nice. lots of opinions. light. traded my fox f-series 2009 for reba sl 2010. they r just as comfortable, and a lot more opinions. love the positive and negative valves.

Weakness:

none

couldnt say enough of good things about them. go for reba

Similar Products Used:

fox f-series

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
[Jun 17, 2010]
Farmer Ted
Cross Country Rider

Strength:

bump compliance, adjustability, stiffness

Weakness:

none so far

These came on my Sette Razzo 29er and are set to 80mm of travel for the 29er...I may bump them up to 100mm, we'll see how it goes. They do everything I need a fork to do. You can adjust them to your riding style - I like a soft-ish fork with high negative air and low rebound damping for good small bump performance on the 29er.

These track well and take large and small hits well. I haven't been as impressed with lower end Rock Shox forks small bump compliance (Tora air) but the mid to upper end is great (Recon, Reba, SID).

I have a Fox RL on my full suspension XC bike and I also like it for both small and big bump performance...this fork feels very similar. The Reba soaks up bumps without you even knowing it's there and that, to me, is what a suspension fork should do.

Similar Products Used:

Rock Shox SID, Tora, Recon, Fox F series

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
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