The RockShox XC 28 Mountain Bike Suspension Fork is a tough fork designed for superb performance with a durable system for dampening and lockout utilizing turnkey for a powerful shock absorbing properties that works well with PopLoc remotes. The top tube of this fork is machined from a 4130 grade chromed steel at twenty eight millimetres while the crown is fabricated from aluminium that has been forged. Travel adjustments on this fork is made possible via springs that are preloaded to enable the fork adjust to a perfect fit according to the user’s preference. This XC28 model of suspension fork is specially designed for first timers to mountain bicycle riding as the configuration offers the proper performance and support that is essential for hard core cycling.
The RockShox XC 28 Mountain Bike Suspension Fork comes with the following features:
- Utilizes a nine millimetres QR axle for the hubs located in front, and the turnkey crown comes adjustable.
- Works well with either disc or rim brakes.
- Travel allowance of one hundred millimetres with a sprung coil.
- The lower legs are fabricated from a high quality aluminium material.
- It doesn’t come with an adjuster for the external rebound.
The RockShox XC 28 Mountain Bike Suspension Fork is a great component that provides excellent shock absorbing properties. It is very consistent in performance and offers a great value for money. When compared with older generations of stand-alone suspension forks, this model provides premium features at a fraction of the cost.
This is one of the best forks designed to be compatible with bikes that sports twenty six inches wheels that utilizes the V-braking system or cantilever system. It is rebound, preloaded and works well with the PopLac features.
For functionality, this suspension fork works well and eats bumps with ease. It takes on rough terrain, potholes and dirt paths without compromising rider’s comfort. When negotiating tight corners, handling becomes stiffer for a well-coordinated and cushioned performance.
With this suspension fork, you will not get the experience of an air suspension system and they are not light weight. Though not overly heavy, they are still somewhat bulky.
Overall, aside from the slight issues which are really not really a concern, this fork comes recommended for every type of bike and for its price tag, performs well.