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  • Black, 29in, 15QR, 140mm, Tapered ($799.95)
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Item # RSX000K

Tune it yourself.

The Pike RCT3 uses 35mm stanchions and an RCT3 damper in its right leg. The damper incorporates three instant compression settings: open, trail-tuned, and locked out so that you don’t have to fiddle while riding. Sitting opposite the RCT3, in the left leg, is the Solo Air spring. And while it doesn’t have the travel adjust of a Dual Position Air spring, it is less complicated and it only weighs 50 grams. Service intervals are longer and static friction is reduced for a smoother ride.

  • 140mm travel
  • Three damper settings
  • 15mm Maxle Lite axle

Tech Specs

Travel:
140 mm
Stanchion Material:
aluminum
Lower Material:
magnesium
Crown Material:
aluminum
Wheel Size:
29 mm
Stanchion Diameter:
35 mm
Spring Type:
Solo Air
Damper:
RCT3
Adjustability:
rebound, preload, low-speed compression
Lockout:
yes
Axle:
15 mm
Brake Compatibility:
disc
Manufacturer Warranty:
2 years
Actual Weight:
Black, 29in, 15QR, 140mm, Tapered: 1,876g

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5 5

Pike Rocks

great fork, super smooth but rigid to boot. I bought the 51mm offset 29er and love the 15mm thru axle. Makes a huge difference on a wheel this size.

Do I want the 51mm offset for a Tallboy LT Carbon?
Does the 51mm offset makes the head angle more slack? If yes, I don't think I want it. I want more of an XC/switchback/woods ride. Not so much descending here in the midwest....

Responded on

That is a great question. The 51mm offset is a good choice for anyone that is looking for a quicker-handling bike. In fact, 51mm offset forks are standard spec on a lot of other brands and helps to give you an xc type feel. if you’re looking for help on placing that order. I would be more than happy to help. Don: 801-746-7580 ext. 4646

Responded on

I believe the standard Fox forks that come on Tallboy LT's are 51mm, I am trying to decide which offset pike I want as well.

What is the offset, on these?

Responded on

These come in both offests. Standard (46mm) and extended (51mm). You'll choose this in the options when you check out. We have both. My number here is 801-736-6396 x 5630 or email adewitt@competitivecyclist.com

Responded on

Isn't the 51 mm preferred for a relatively slack 29er like a Yeti SB95?

How much would it cost to get the Pike to 130mm?

Responded on

The 130 option can be made by reducing the 140 with srams part number 11.4018.026.000. Retail is $39. We can special order. If you want to call me I can help enter the order for both and we can install before shipping. Plan on 2-3 turnaround

My number here is 801-736-6396 x 5630 or email adewitt@competitivecyclist.com

Can the Pike 29" be lowered to 130 mm travel? I do a lot of climbing and 130 mm is plenty for me and need the lower front end height.

Responded on

To lower these forks, you'll need an air cartridge we can special order. We can definitely install before shipping but it will take a little while to special order.

Another option is the dual air fork. Its adjustable 150-110mm of travel on the fly.

Let me know if you're interested and I can get the order/conversion put together. My number here is 801-736-6396 x 5630 or email adewitt@competitivecyclist.com

Responded on

Adam, I am considering this fork with the travel reduced to 120mm for my Tallboy C. What do you recommend? I weigh 220 and was looking for a fork with bigger stanchions to help make the bike track a little more true. Would it make more sense to go with stiffer carbon wheels and keep my 32mm Fox Float?

5 5

I want one on every one of my bikes.

  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

The day before you ride the Pike, you'll say to yourself (regarding whatever fork you're riding at the moment) "this fork I have right here is SO awesome!"

Then you ride the Pike, and hop back on your previously SO awesome fork...and think "this fork I've been riding is SO much less awesome than the Pike."

Seriously, so plush, the air volume reducers are great for ramping up the spring rate and keeping the bottom soft and supple, and its still so light that there's really no reason to not ride it all of the time, no matter the terrain.

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Jason, can the pike be installed on a Jet9 RDO?

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Feldy - yes! I have run a 120 and 130m Pike on my Jet 9 RDO and never put my Sid back on. I highly recommend this fork on the Jet 9.

5 5

Best on the Market

  • Gender: Male
  • Familiarity: I've put it through the wringer

I have the 29" 140mm black 51mm offset version. This is paired to a Yeti SB95c and the fork continues to amaze me. I have approx. 400 miles on the fork and this Pike is much more linear, doesn't creek, and doesn't get sticky like several Fox 32/34's Ive had. It also has a much better feel than the two Rebas and SID Motion Control/Dual Air forks I've had.

The best thing you can do is demo a bike with a Pike and witness it for yourself.

is this fork the 51mm offset version?

is this fork the 51mm offset version?

RockShox Pike damper adjustment

By TheBikemag. RockShox Pike three-stage compression damper adjustments

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Claimed weight

  • Familiarity: I've used it several times

1876g for the 29"