RockShox Announces The 2016 LYRIK And YARI Forks

by Brian Mullin on July 7, 2015

RockShox Lyric Fork

RockShox is releasing some much-needed updates to the All Mountain Lyric and adding the brand new Enduro oriented Yari fork. One of the biggest changes is they’ll only come in 27.5″ and 29″ sizes, which shows the slow death of 26″ bikes? The forks get some of the new technologies that the Pike has been using, including Tapered legs and taller stiffer brace and better tuning capabilities.

I like the Lyric’s 27.5 size with the 160-180mm of travel and the option for Boost 110, which is now available on the Pike, Lyric and Yari. My fave is the Lyric 27.5+ in 150mm and 160mm travel lengths, which be ideal for my Ibis HD3 and new 27.5+ wheel and tire set up. The new Yari fork has an excellent price point and comes in a huge range of travel options from 120-180mm for 27.5 and 120-160mm for 29 and 27.5+.

Press Release

ROCKSHOX LYRIK

INTRODUCING THE NEW LYRIK – FOR THOSE WANTING MORE.

Everything you love in Pike in a stiffer, more capable, longer travel option. We built the new Lyrik for the riders who know there will always be more to explore, more to challenge and more to conquer. If it’s out there, they’re going to ride it, and the new Lyrik will always be up to the task. It’s built on a stiffer yet lightweight 35mm chassis, equipped with the world-acclaimed Charger Damper featuring new Torque Cap and Boost compatibility, and is available in 160mm-180mm travel options for 27.5” and 150mm-160mm for 29”. Lyrik combines single crown weight and agility with dual crown strength and aggression, blurring the lines of capability that limit all other forks in its class. The new Lyrik is built to inspire confidence and give you that much more. So keep going – Lyrik is ready.

PRICING

  • Lyrik RCT3 Solo Air, all, travels and configurations: 1,030.00 US$, 1075 €, 824 £
  • Lyrik RCT3 Dual Position Air, all AM wheel sizes, travels and configurations: 1,110 US $, 1158 €, 888 £
  • Lyrik RC: OEM only

RockShox Lyric Fork - front view

NEW TECHNOLOGIES:

  • 15×100 and Boost 110 (15×110) versions
  • Torque Caps compatible (15×100 and
    Boost 110 versions)
  • Tapered legs, taller stiffer brace – chassis optimized for stiffness and light weight
  • New retuned Solo Air spring with additional negative volume for a plusher initial stroke
  • Bottomless Token tunable in both Solo Air AND Dual Position Air configurations
  • SKF wiper seals – lower friction better sealing
  • User tunable rebound damping via internal shims (same as BoXXer)

PROVEN FEATURES:

  • 35mm chassis
  • Charger Damper with new SKF cartridge seal – reduced friction and extended service intervals
  • Solo Air and Dual Position Air
  • Fast Black upper tubes

SPECS:

MODEL WHEEL SIZE TRAVEL WEIGHT SPRING DAMPER AXLE STEERER OFFSET COLOR AVAILABILITY
LYRIK 27.5” 160mm,170mm, 180mm 2005g – 27.5” Solo Air, Dual Position Air Charger RCT3, Charger RC 15×100, 15×110* Tapered 42mm Diffusion Black, Gloss Black (OEM only), White (OEM only) October 2015
29” 150mm, 160mm 2032g – 29” 15×100 51mm
29”/27.5”+ 15×110

RockShox Yari Fork


ROCKSHOX YARI

AGILITY AND STRENGTH IN A RELIABLE BOMBPROOF PACKAGE WITH MORE TRAVEL CONFIGURATIONS

Yari is for riders who aren’t afraid to go for it. For the ones who don’t know where the limit is, but are prepared to find out. The climbs, jumps, views, and natural terrain these riders encounter might be new to them, but they want to experience it all. Built with the same confidence-inspiring strength and stiffness as Lyrik and featuring the new, refined Motion Control damper, Yari is available in shorter travel configurations (starting at 120mm), making it a perfect complement to any ride. Riders who are constantly testing their own limits can be confident they’re well within Yari’s. Introducing the new 2016 RockShox Yari – Go for more.

PRICING:

  • Yari RC Solo Air, all wheel sizes, travels and configurations: 700 US$, 730 €, 560 £

RockShox Yari Fork - front view

NEW TECHNOLOGIES

  • 15×100 and Boost 110 (15×110) versions
  • Torque Caps compatible (15×100 and
    Boost 110 versions)
  • Tapered legs, taller stiffer brace – chassis optimized for stiffness and lightweight
  • New retuned Solo Air spring with additional negative volume for a plusher initial stroke
  • Bottomless Token tunable in both Solo Air AND Dual Position Air configurations
  • SKF wiper seals – lower friction and better sealing
  • New refined Motion Control damper:
    • Rapid Recovery rebound
    • Re-tuned high speed compression to match Charger

PROVEN FEATURES

  • 35mm chassis
  • Fast Black upper tubes
  • Solo Air and Dual Position Air

 SPECS:

MODEL WHEEL SIZE TRAVEL WEIGHT SPRING DAMPER AXLE STEERER OFFSET COLOR AVAILABILITY
YARI 27.5” 120-180mm 2023g Solo Air, Dual Position Air (OEM only) Motion Control 15x10015x110 Tapered 42mm Diffusion Black, Gloss Black (OEM only), White (OEM only) October 2015
29” 120-160mm 2046g 51mm
29”/27.5”+

ROCKSHOX OFFERS BOOST 110 COMPATIBLE

OPTIONS OF ITS MOST POPULAR FORKS.

With revolutionary advancements in bicycle componentry, like SRAM’s XX1, X01 and X1 drivetrains, mountain bike designers have been given almost limitless freedom to focus solely on the performance of the bike. Each advancement demands that the entire package works flawlessly. Aggressive trail and enduro riders have been increasingly enjoying the benefits of larger wheels, but many still view 27.5″ and 29″ wheels as a possible weak link. Which is why SRAM has developed an open standard with Boost compatible components for SRAM drivetrain, hubs and RockShox forks.

  • 27.5” Boost 110 option is available on Pike, Lyrik and Yari
  • 29” Boost 110/27.5+ option is available on SID, Reba, Pike, Lyrik and Yari.
  • All 29” forks with Boost 110 compatibility also fit 27.5” Plus (27.5” x 3.0 tires)

UNIQUE TO ROCKSHOX: TORQUE CAPS

  • Larger interface between dropout and hub end cap results in stiffer front end – increased steering precision, better bike handling, more confidence.
  • Lyrik and Yari are Torque Cap compatible in both 15×100 and Boost 110 (15×110) models
  • All RockShox 15x110mm forks are Torque Cap compatible (SID, Reba, Pike, Lyrik, Yari)
  • Torque Caps are compatible with the following SRAM wheels and hubs: Rise XX, Rise 60, Roam 30, Roam 40, Rail 40 and X0 hubs.

PIKE-BOXXER UPDATES

PIKE

  • Torque Cap compatibility (Boost 110)
  • Bottomless Token tunable in both Solo Air AND Dual Position Air configurations
  • Charger Damper (RCT3 and RC models) with new SKF cartridge seal – reduced friction and extended service intervals
  • SKF wiper seals – lower friction and better sealing
  • User tunable rebound damping via internal shims (same as BoXXer)

BOXXER

  • Charger Damper (World Cup and Team models) with new SKF cartridge seal – reduced friction and extended service intervals
  • SKF wiper seals – lower friction and better sealing

AVAILABLE: August 2015

CHARGER UPGRADE KIT FOR 26” LYRIK

  • Upgrade 26” Lyrik models to Charger RCT3 damper performance
  • Compatible with all Lyrik 26” models up to 170mm of travel, air and coil
  • Includes complete right side leg internals
  • Ships with Charger bleed kit

PRICING

  • Damper upgrade kit – Charger RCT3: 330 US $, 344 €, 264 £

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