Currently a part of the SRAM corporation, Rockshox is the an American company founded by Paul Turner in 1989. Rockshox practically invented mountain biking with the development of bicycle suspensions. The recon 26Q gold is a premium fork for heavy shock absorbtion. WIth a 100mm travel and turnkey damping it is an ideal choice for a stable and robust fork. It also boasts of Solo Air springs and is available in black color.