RockShox Boxxer Race review

Cheapest 'serious' dual crown fork

Our rating 
4.0 out of 5 star rating 4.0
GBP £469.68 RRP | USD $934.81
RockShox Boxxer Race

Our review

Flexy, but a great value, highly upgradeable starting point
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Since Marzocchi recently discontinued their Super T, this is the cheapest entry into dual crown forks. With their skinny 32mm legs, Boxxers are quite flexible as ‘big’ forks go, so you’ll have to get used to turning in a bit harder and longer on fast corners or off-camber sections.  


On the plus side, they’re pretty light, really simple to set up and the Motion Control rebound and low speed compression damping stay controlled in most situations.


There are loads of tuning travel/damping options for the Boxxer chassis too, so the Race is a great place to upgrade from. They have a good long term reliability history.

Product Specifications


Name Boxxer Race (08)
Brand RockShox

Features Motion Control, Maxle QR
Damping Adjustment Compression Rebound
Mounts International Standard Disc Brake Mounts
Lowers 20mm Maxle Only Magnesium
Crown Material 6061 T6 Aluminium
Damping Motion Control
Spring Adjustment Internal Preload
Steerer Material Aluminium
Adjustable Travel No
Year 2008
Weight (g) 3129
Disc Caliper Mount I.S
Spring Type Coil
Bike Use Downhill Freeride
Steerer Size 1 1/8
Wheel Size 26
Brake System Compatability Disc Brake
Available Colours Black Diffusion Silver
Travel 203
Stanchions Material Alloy