RockShox SID Travels to Beijing Olympics

Aug 20, 2008
by Luc 'Acadian' Albert  
News Source: Eric Schutt
Select RockShox® sponsored athletes competing in this year’s Olympic games have been given a special Beijing Limited Edition SID. These are sure to be coveted, as there are no plans for this version to become publicly available.Graphic Designer, Russ Forbes lead the graphic design of the Beijing Edition SID. Forbes said, “The Celestial Chinese Dragon is often seen as the symbol of the Chinese. It symbolizes power and excellence, valiancy and boldness. A dragon overcomes obstacles until success is his.”

Competition begins with the Women’s Mountain Bike Cross Country on Friday, August 22 3:00pm (local Beijing time). On Saturday, August 23, the Men’s Mountain Bike XC takes place at 3:00pm. For real time coverage, or to check your local listing, visit

Olympic athletes can use the included national flag decal sheet to further decorate their RockShox SID suspension fork, and represent their country.

SRAM® athlete roster participating in the 2008 Men’s and Women’s Mountain Bike Cross Country events.

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  • 8 0
 wow so 'sick...' copy the stickers and get em printed for about 20quid jesus, its all about the hype, get some fucking originality
  • 8 2
 Whatever man....everything's a joke to someone....
The olympics are too corporate for my liking but lots of people dig it, so who am I to judge?
  • 4 0
 Well it would be neat to get your hands on something so rare, but I'm not going to be shelling out the big bucks for some special stickers.
  • 3 0
 pimpsmack dont get mad because youll never be talented enough to be in them, watch the bmx finals tomorrow and tell me it still sucks, the racing last night was sick and the course is something else
  • 2 0
 I agree... that course was killer. While I was watching, I could not help but drool over how bad-ass that course must be to ride.
  • 0 0
 agreed. it's like they're doing massive road gaps, but with the perfect take-offs and trannies, it's like they're still pedaling and not leaving the ground.
  • 4 1
 Thats a sick new design! My guess is there are no new performance ups and down right?
  • 1 0
 when is sram going to make a front derailer worth more than 50 bucks?
Ill ride shimano any day
  • 1 0
 thatd be cool to have!
  • 3 3
 wow....... cool sticker pack...... :S
  • 0 0
 Julien Absalon was winner! nice
  • 0 0
 l90ovin the decals
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