Rockshox Pike RCT3 - Solo Air - Forks - 27.5" - 2016
Rockshox Pike RCT3 Forks - 27.5" - 2016
Don't Call It a Comeback!
A comeback has never been so amazing. After taking a few years off, PIKE comes back in the RockShox lineup, as the ultimate trail fork.
Your trail could be a silky smooth ribbon of singletrack, or a rock-infested goat trail in the Alps. Either way, there is a PIKE for you.
All wheel sizes, with 26”, 27.5” and 29” options, and 160mm and 150mm travel models, plus a 140mm version for the 29” platform.
The RCT3 damper is available in either Dual Position Air or a Solo Air version to complete the offering.
Specifications for Pike RCT3:
- Travel: 150mm or 160mm
- Wheel Size: 27.5"
- Springs: Solo Air
- Adjustments: External rebound, low speed compression, 3-position compression (Open/Pedal/Lock)
- Steerer: Tapered Aluminum
- CRown: Forged, hollow 7075 Aluminum
- Lowers: Magnesium, disc only
- Dropouts: 15mm MaxleLite
- Maximum Rotor Size: 200mm
- Colour:Diffusion Black
All 2016 Rockshox Forks are supplied in a Rockshox box with a service kit and Rockshox Pump.
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Again I'm very happy with the experience ordering online with Merlin. My order came on the 3rd day after ordered it and considering it was shipped to UAE. Well for the Pike all I can only say, is its super plush, very good small bumps sensitivity and a lot of adjustment. You can never go wrong with RS Pike and its freaking light compare to the other leading brand. Another happy customer here. More power to Merlin and Rockshox.
It's everything that it's been said to be. Makes my Fox 34 feel like a Quadra. This fork is dangerous, because it makes me ride faster than I ever have!
Best fork I have ever ridden. Bye bye fox.
These forks are every bit as amazing as the reviews say. They have transformed my bike into an absolute rocket. Damping action is sublime and the adjustments are simple and effective on the trail. Lightweight , beautiful and excellent value from Merlin. Delivered next day no issues. Great to have the pump and seal kit included too. Best buy for my build so far! Thanks Merlin!
Out of the box these forks felt very good. Set them up in my usual way, went with the recommended air settings and ran the rebound as fast as I could get away with. Forks feel as stiff as the 36's on my other bike despite the 15mm axle instead of a 20mm. The maxle lite is a huge improvement on the old Rock Shox bolt thru QR. First couple of rides I've been impressed. Pretty plush, rebound needed a bit of work to get under control, travel feels more than 160mm (I've got one token in). Only downside is that the forks are totally outclassed by the Vivid Air on the back of my bike. I reckon I'll be able to narrow that performance gap with more tuning though. If it was an option I'd go for 4.5 stars for now. I ordered from Merlin because I knew they'd send the forks boxed with all spares, pump etc unlike other big internet stores.
The best single crown forks at the moment. This is the second pair I've had as I also have the 140mm 29er version on my Tallboy LTc.
Super plush action, rigid and light with it. Install the 2 red bottomless tokens before you even fit them to the bike. They make an already awesome fork even better as they help ramp up the end stroke and the bike is supported in the mid stroke more.
Merlin once again the best price on the web and fast delivery.
Amazing fork. Plush out of the box. Good weight, super stiff. First ride on proper terrain says all the postive press is bang on.