[Video] Rockshox Pike, Lyrik, Yari...What's the Difference??? (Which One Do You Need?)

 

Rockshox Fork Comparison: Pike, Lyrik, & Yari

In this comparison, we break down the primary differences between the Rockshox Pike, Lyrik, and Yari forks. Although they all look similar, each has its own unique characteristics that can be fine-tuned to fit your riding style.

Rockshox Pike

2018 RockShox Pike fork

The Rockshox Pike is one of the most versatile forks on the market. From cross country bikes to long travel 29ers, the Pike can handle almost any kind of riding. Its industry redefining the asymmetric approach to chassis design delivers an unparalleled stiffness to travel to weight ratio that will have other engineers playing catch up for years. It is truly a "do it all" fork and has been proven time and time again.

2018 RockShox Pike RCT3 fork

Specifications for Pike RCT3:

  • Travel: 100/110/120/130/140/150/160mm in 27.5" - 100/110/120/130/140mm in 29"
  • Wheels: 27.5", 29"
  • Weight: 1841g (27.5" model, 140mm travel, Maxle Ultimate, DebonAir)
  • Damping: Charger 2 damper
  • Available Springs: DebonAir, Dual Position Air
  • Adjustments: External rebound, 3-position compression adjustment (open/pedal/firm), low-speed compression in open position
  • Steerer Options: Tapered
  • Crown: Forged, hollow 7050 aluminum
  • Upper Tubes: 35mm tapered wall aluminum
  • Lowers: Magnesium
  • Options: RCT Remote with 2-position compression (open/firm) via OneLoc remote and low-speed compression adjustment in open mode
  • Recommended Rear Shock: Deluxe, Super Deluxe
  • Maximum Rotor Size: 203mm
  • Color Options: Diffusion black, gloss black, gloss white
  • Remotes: OneLoc
  • Other: 180mm direct mount rotor, compatible with 2.8" tires in both 27.5" and 29"

Rockshox Lyrik

2018 RockShox Lyrik fork

The Rockshox Lyrik is made with the same internals as the Pike and designed to be the ultimate enduro fork. Offering three damper adjustments for open, platform, and locked riding allows the Lyrik to be easily adjusted with the flick of a switch. By combining trail bike weight with dual crown aggression, the Lyric is designed to inspire confidence throughout the trail.

2018 RockShox Lyrik RCT3 fork

Specifications for Lyrik RCT3:

  • Travel: 150/160-170/180mm in 27.5" and 29"
  • Weight: 2040g (27.5" model, 160mm travel, Maxle Ultimate, DebonAir)
  • Damping: Charger 2 damper
  • Available Springs: DebonAir, Dual Position Air
  • Adjustments: External rebound, 3-position adjustment (open/pedal/firm), low-speed compression in open position
  • Steerer Options: Tapered
  • Crown: Forged, hollow 7050 aluminum
  • Upper Tubes: 35mm tapered wall aluminum
  • Lowers:  Magnesium
  • Options: RCT Remote with 2-position compression (open/firm) via OneLoc remote and low-speed compression adjustment in open mode
  • Recommended Rear Shock: Super Deluxe, Super Deluxe Coil
  • Maximum Rotor Size: 203mm
  • Color Options: Diffusion black, gloss black, gloss white
  • Remotes: OneLoc
  • Other: 180mm direct mount rotor, compatible with 2.8" tires in both 27.5" and 29"

Rockshox Yari

2018 RockShox Yari fork

Although it is designed to be a "trail fork," the Yari provides the same confidence inspiring stiffness offered by the Lyric but in lower travel configurations. Additionally, the refined Motion Control IS damper features Rapid Recovery rebound and its high-speed compression circuit is tuned to match the feeling of the Charger damper.

2018 RockShox Yari RC fork

Specifications for Yari RC:

  • Travel: 150/160/170/180mm in 27.5" and 29"
  • Wheels: 27.5", 29"
  • Weight: 2123g (27.5" model, 160mm travel, Maxle Ultimate, DebonAir)
  • Damping: Motion Control
  • Available Springs: DebonAir, Dual Position Air
  • Adjustments: External rebound, low-speed compression from open to lock
  • Steerer Options: Tapered
  • Crown: Forged, hollow 7050 aluminum
  • Upper Tubes: 35mm tapered wall aluminum
  • Lowers:  Magnesium
  • Options: RC Remote with 2-position compression (open/lock) via OneLoc remote
  • Recommended Rear Shock: Super Deluxe, Super Deluxe Coil
  • Maximum Rotor Size: 203mm
  • Color Options: Diffusion black, gloss black, gloss white
  • Remotes: OneLoc
  • Other: 180mm direct mount rotor, compatible with 2.8" tires in both 27.5" and 29"

RockShox Lyrik Pike Yari Whats The Difference


December 18, 2017

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