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EXT Storia Lok V4 Rear Shock
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Italian suspension specialist EXT has been on a roll recently, introducing new products and updating existing models regularly. The Storia (enduro) and Arma (DH) coil shocks have now been given a complete overhaul, with plenty of new features added and further construction improvements implemented. We’ve had the Storia V4 on a test bike for a few weeks now, keep reading to learn all about the changes and find out what we think of it on the trail. EXT Storia V4 Highlights PSR (Position Sensitive Rebound) - hydraulic top-out system that eliminates harsh top out and improves sensitivity High and...
Posted by iceman2058 on 6/21/2024 1:29am
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EXT Era V2.1 Fork
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Extreme Racing Shox or EXT is an Italian suspension supplier with roots in motorsports, where the brand found success working with legendary racers like Sebastien Loeb who dominated the World Rally Championship for years aboard his Citroens. In 2014, EXT decided to try their hand at making products for mountain bikes as well, and brought over many of the technologies and the expertise they have been developing over the years. When the company launched their first suspension fork in 2021, we were impressed with the performance although we noted at the time that it required quite a bit of effort...
Posted by iceman2058 on 1/20/2024 7:23am
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EXT Aria Rear Shock
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Extreme Racing Shox or EXT is an Italian suspension supplier with roots in motorsports, where the brand found success working with legendary racers like Sebastien Loeb who dominated the World Rally Championship for years aboard his Citroens. In 2014, EXT decided to try their hand at making products for mountain bikes as well, and brought over many of the technologies and the expertise they have been developing over the years. We have previously tested their excellent coil shocks with good results (links: Storia review and e-Storia review), so when the company introduced their first air shock...
Posted by iceman2058 on 1/9/2024 6:30am
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EXT e-Storia Rear Shock
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EXT has had its fair share of the spotlight over the last year, courtesy of their Storia V3 Lok and ERA V1 and V2 forks. With the inevitable and relentless rise of really good E-bikes, it was natural for EXT to look at providing purpose-built shocks for this segment, and for us bike nerds - to test it. Strengths Weaknesses Great rear wheel grip Very tunable Real difference from every click of the adjusters External and tunable bottom out control Looks Not available in every size Sucking noise from rebound circuit, especially at higher rebound speeds (open) Price On the fly adjustments require...
Posted by yonatan.yatom on 10/27/2022 4:47am
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EXT ERA Fork
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EXTis an Italian suspension company with roots in automotive racing. They have also been making coil shocks for mountain bikes since 2014, and we had very good results testing their Storia V3 enduro shock last year. When they decided to try their hand at making a fork as well, we knew we had to give it a spin – and after running two different travel options on two different bikes over a period of 6 months, we’re here to let you know how we’ve been getting on. You can watch the review in video form below, or keep reading if you prefer that format. Strengths Weaknesses Highly adjustable Very...
Posted by iceman2058 on 7/13/2021 2:08am
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EXT Storia Lok v3 Rear Shock
Vital Review
Overall Review
Extreme Racing Shox or EXT is an Italian suspension supplier, primarily known for its rich motorsports history which includes working with legendary racers like Sebastien Loeb who dominated the World Rally Championship for years aboard his Citroens. In 2014, EXT decided to try its hand at making products for mountain bikes as well, and brought over many of the technologies and the expertise it had developed over the years. Intended primarily for enduro and gravity riding, the Storia and Arma have been well-received and are now onto their third generations, respectively. We’ve put the latest...
Posted by iceman2058 on 10/23/2020 10:04am
EXT Arma HBC Rear Shock
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The Italian word “Arma” translates to “Weapon.” If you currently don’t know anything about this company or piece of suspension, that's at least a pretty good starting point. Extreme Racing Shox, better known as EXT, is an Italian brand that has been immersed in the world of racing for 55 years. They have been helping make rally, F1, Le Mans, and pretty much anything that needs to go fast, do so under precise control with their unique valving technologies and future-minded approach to product development. In 2014, EXT decided to take their decades of experience in motorsports and bring it to...
Posted by sideshow on 9/21/2018 5:34pm