Description Fully equipped to address the needs of XC and all-mountain bike riders, the Rock Shox Tora SL SE Suspension Mountain Bike Fork remains unmatched in its class for stiffness, performance and value.
Pros: Good price, light weight, lockout, performs well for the money, excellent warranty.
Cons: Had to have it rebuilt after the first ride. The fork would stick in the fully bottomed out position. Makes some squishy noises when it rebounds.
Recommendation: Overall a well performing fork. I got a bad fork right from the get go. Rock Shox stands behind their products and took care of it no questions asked. I've been riding it hard for 20+ miles a week for the last 3 months and it's holding up great. I would absolutely recommend this fork for someone on a budget.
Pros: Strong, lightweight, firm lockout, great paint job.
Recommendation: Will stick with air springs from now on. The fork is fine-handles my 220lbs with no problem. It was a fantastic upgrade: the bike climbs 10 times better than before. The lockout is solid but I don't use it. No better deal for the money. PS: A year and 500 miles later I still love this fork. I use it for a ride range of trails and it works great. No problems to date. PS: two years and well over 1500 miles later, I love this thing to death. Great fork.