They say you’re only as good as your last game, so in that respect RockShox are top of the tree having had the proverbial anodizing skinned off their stanchions in the hands of Frenchman Loic Bruni in his epic World championship winning run in Andorra last September.
“a proven winner, and in the right hands in pretty much standard trim will still deliver”
It had come after a very lean spell for RockShox at world level in the men’s downhill category, a place that they were once so very dominant in the top ten rankings. The BoXXer ruled world cup downhill for a long time but not so in recent years with the rise of Fox and their latest 40 fork.
Yet the BoXXer is still a proven winner, and in the right hands in pretty much standard trim will still deliver very good performance.
At just over 2.6kg, with 200mm travel within its 35mm upper tubes available in black, diffusion black or white it offers beginning stroke rebound and low speed compression adjustment making it a simpler fork than its predecessor or many of the competition.