Marzocchi MTB 888 Rc3

Marzocchi MTB 888 Rc3

17 Reviews for 888 Rc3

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 The best fork on the f.... World





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 These shocks may be heavy, but not many others can survive hitting a tree at 30kph. They have a nice flow to them when riding trails also.

One negative i have noticed on mine are that the seals at top and bottom tend to split slightly and leak after a season or so.
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 I've got a 2010 888 RC3 Evo Ti and it's fantastic. It's stiff without being overly stiff and transmitting too much back to the bars, it's super plush, soaking up brake bumps and small hits with ease, but super controlled under heavy hits. Tracks the ground amazingly well and super light (about 3.09kg out of the box). Beautifully made and a 3 year warranty! Highly recommended. It's transformed by Trek Session 88 and my riding!
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 very good. cutions everything. you survive without it. its like butter going down rock trails. i have the junior T which is similar to this fork but it has an air compresion. which can blowout if you land wrong or too hard. which happened to me
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 Great fork, I've been a Marzo fan since I began to bike... Adjustable, low maintenance, it works perfectly on almost every trail, downhill or freeride, on small rocks or big drops. Try it then buy it.

Cons: a bit heavy, but you can get used to it. Will try it soon with 5W oil.
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 i have had this fork for nearly two years on my santacruz v10. in that time i have only bottomed the fork out a handful of times, even with a lighter spring. this fork is plush as hell but can also take big hits. big ones. if you cant afford the WC then this is the fork for you... with no compromises.
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 Great fork, so many options, very low maintance, FOX 40 Lighter do only 30cc of oil in each leg vs. 300cc adjustable range of oil level in 888 in each leg. Can install RCV air pressure cap, can install 2 RCV rebound dampers in each leg with a spring in each, I have installed HEAVY duty Ti Spring with RCV air cap and 10wt oil in each leg. No costly maintance like the FOX40 damper requires. Just ride and easy oil change once a season on a 888 RC3.
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 this recommendation is for the 2009 rc2 model, because I can't find it under the list. Anyway, there isn't much to review, I'm not sure how it holds up because I've only owned it for a day, but rode the hell outa it and it takes all the abuse, and feels ridiculously plush for a Marzocci, (in a good way), unlike the 888's reputation. My only complaint is the lack of knobs on mine (not the one in the pic), but I bought mine used for a great price, so I'm not gonna complain about that. But at this point, I can't comment on it's durability from my point of view, but the person who owned it before me abused the hell out of it and has had no leaks so far. Very impressed from Marzocci, coming from an ex-Marzocci hater. Big Grin
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 i love it iv only had 2 weekends on the mountain with it but it soaks everything up good and is bomb proof, its a great fork for the money, there is a little noise in it when i got it but it doesnt effect it what so ever, couldnt be happier
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 If you want something cheaper than the rc3 wc or the fox 40, this is the way to go. It has lots of quality. Also easy to maintain, and is stiff. Has the typical zocchi plush and active feeling about it.
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 This is a great fork, I decided to buy this for my 2005 Giant Team DH and its totally worth the money. It also looks great with it.
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 i love 'zocchi! woooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo
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 This fork is sicker than people think, buy one. Itll blow ur mind out ur ass no doubt.
Buy one
Youll like it
Its dope
Dont believe the hype
Marzocchi is back
Everyone hatin
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 my friend has some and i love them its like riding a cloud.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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 Great fork ! Never broke. Never bottomed out. Liked it a lot..............................................................
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 i would recomend any marzocchi fork ive owened many and they are all very good forks and can never go wrong with the 888
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Marzocchi MTB 888 Rc3 (MSRP $1099) — "The 888 is the benchmark for double crown race and freeride performance. Marzocchi refined this fork since 2004 to bring you the absolute pinnacle in performance suspension. Prepare to be amazed...again."

Specifications Compare to other Forks

Release Date 2009
Price $1,099
Weight 3748 g
Color Options Grey
Travel 200 mm
Travel - refers to the distance the wheel can move in respect to the frame. Typically measured in millimeters, most forks range from 80 to 203 mm of travel
Spring Coil
Crown Dual
Rebound Yes
Rebound - is how quick your fork returns to a fully extended position after being compressed. Almost all after-market forks feature external rebound adjustment for easy fine tuning.
Stanchion material 38mm Alloy Stanchions
Steer Tube 1.125
Damping Rc3
Damping - The process of absorbing the energy of impacts transmitted through the forks or rear shock during the compression stroke, and absorbing the energy of the spring during the rebound stroke.
DropOut Options 20mm
Compression Hi-Lo Auto Compression Adj, Volume Adj
Compression - This is the damping circuit that absorbs the compression energy force on the damper. Compression damping is used to adjust how quickly a fork or rear shock compresses when hitting a bump, and is adjustable on some products. When compression damping is too soft, this condition allows most of the available travel to be used without attaining control of the wheel. When it's adjusted too firmly, the wheel will jump or "dance" about when hitting small bumps, again failing to gain control of the wheel.
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