Recon RL

Recon combines Reba’s light weight and Sektor’s stiff chassis with bombproof RockShox steel upper tubes, growing in travel options up to 150mm in 27.5”. And with the addition of its now-standard Motion Control™ RL damper, the re-invented Recon is the new gold standard for fun.

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27.5" | 29"
Recon RL

Specs

Specifications for Recon RL

Travel80, 100, 120, 130, 140, 150mm
Wheels27.5", 29"
Axle to Crown490mm - 27.5"/100mm travel, 506mm - 29"/100mm travel
DampingMotion Control RL
Available SpringsSolo Air
AdjustmentsExternal rebound, low speed compression to lock
Steerer Options1-1/8" Aluminum, Tapered
CrownForged, hollow aluminum
Upper Tubes32mm straight wall steel
LowersMagnesium
OptionsOneLoc remote
Recommended Rear ShockDeluxe RT, Deluxe RL, Monarch RT, Monarch RL
Maximum Rotor Size203mm
Color OptionsDiffusion Black, Gloss Black, Gloss White
RemotesOneLoc
Retail AvailabilityApril 2017

Technology

BOOST™

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.

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Maxle Lite™

Who obsesses over the weight of their wheel axles? It’s ridiculous, right? It’s just a rod of metal bolting the wheels to your bike. But then again, Maxle Lite is a nifty thru axle system that makes your bike both lighter and stiffer. And less weight makes it easier to get your bike to do what you want. Especially when you don’t need to bring tools to remove it, front or rear. And that extra stiffness gives you the precision to hit your lines no matter how burly. So maybe that obsession isn’t so ridiculous after all. Now available in 20 x 110mm and 15 x 100mm sizes.

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Maxle Stealth

Who knew we could make a thru axle disappear? The new Maxle Stealth offers a light, low profile alternative to Maxle Lite and Maxle Ultimate.

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Motion Control™

Imagine riding on the moon. Rolling hills, crushed rock blasted out of craters… craters. There’s no gravity so you wouldn’t even need a chairlift. Unfortunately you can’t ride on the moon. There’s lots of gnarly terrain on earth. But, earth has gravity so you’ll need suspension that climbs as well as it descends. With our Motion Control damper technology you’ll do just that. 

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OneLoc

The new OneLoc remote provides total control over your suspension at your fingertips.The increased leverage at the bar, translate in a smoother and easier actuation. Its countless mounting options (left and right, below or above the bar, tall or standard clamp) make it an ideal companion for SRAM's drivetrain, brakes and RockShox's Reverb remote.

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Service

Documents Available for Recon RL

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SRAM Warranty (2.19 MB, PDF) - 28 Pages

Languages covered: EN, DE, ES, FR, IT, NL, PT, JA, ZH, PL, DA, CS, EL, RO, FI, SV, GA, BG, MT, SK, SL, HU, ET, LV, LT, KO, RU
Updated June 16, 2015