RockShox Argyle 302 review

Tight, sweetly controlled, super reliable jump fork

Our rating 
4.5 out of 5 star rating 4.5
£269.99 RRP
RockShox Argyle 302

Our review

Tight, sweetly controlled and super reliable. Argyle is still our No 1 jump fork
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Basically a beefed-up, shorter travel Pike, Argyle has been chieftain of the jump fork clan since it appeared. 

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The proven bottom end benefits from RockShox’s simple but secure Maxle 20mm screw through-axle for extra tracking stiffness. The steel top end is fully reinforced so you’ve no worries if you come up short on a set.

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It’s the cheapest fork around that has anything that feels like proper suspension. It’s still tuned to suck up big stuff, but there’s enough compliance for holding traction on less groomed trails. The additional Floodgate platform control of the 318 models is well worth the extra money if you’ve got it.

Product Specifications

Product

Name Argyle 302 (08)
Brand RockShox

Features Maxle 360 QR
Year 2008
Mounts International Standard Disc Brake Mounts
Lowers 20mm Maxle Only Magnesium
Upper Tube Material 4130 Steel
Crown Material 6061 T6 Aluminium
Damping Rebound
Spring Adjustment Internal Preload
Damping Adjustment External Rebound
Disc Caliper Mount I.S
Weight (g) 2487
Spring Type Coil
Bike Use All Mountain Freeride
Steerer Size 1 1/8
Wheel Size 24 26
Brake System Compatability Disc Brake
Available Colours Black White
Set Up 20
Travel 100
Stanchions Material Steel