Marzocchi 4X WC review

Light, tight and impressively controlled four-cross & dirt jumper

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £449.99 RRP | USD $894.95
Marzocchi 4X WC

Our review

Light, tight and impressively controlled, truly world class if you can afford it
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As the name suggests, the 4X is designed purely as a race fork, and the 08 version is a big improvement on the original. It uses a lighter version of the Dirt Jumper chassis, but with 20mm axle to keep steering stiffness and strength high. 


The air spring drops a lot of weight out too, giving it a clear gram count advantage over everything inits class but Manitou’s Black Label.

The feel is noticeably better than the 07 version. Rebound is more consistent and the compression damping adjustments make a big difference to the 100mm stroke. 

This fork launches and lands well, losing no time in regaining control, and gives a definite edge when the gate goes down. 


At £450 you’re paying for that performance!

Product Specifications


Name 4X WC (08)
Brand Marzocchi

Weight (g) 2178
Disc Caliper Mount Post Mount
Lowers Magnesium
Damping Compression Rebound
Spring Adjustment Air pressure
Dropout Type Thru Axle
Damping Adjustment External Rebound High Speed Compression Low Speed Compression
Year 2008
Spring Type Air
Stanchion Diameter 32
Bike Use Freeride Mountain Off Road
Steerer Size 1 1/8
Wheel Size 26
Brake System Compatability Disc Brake
Colour White
Set Up 20
Travel 100
Stanchions Material Alloy