Rx Smart Gear EVO GO Speed Rope

RX Smart Gear Evo Go
RX Smart Gear Evo Go
RX Smart Gear Evo Go handles and case
RX Smart Gear Evo Go rope handles

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RX Smart Gear EVO (Extreme Velocity Optimized) GO is a customizable, high-end speed rope that was specifically engineered to spin fast while maintaining its durability and reliability. It shares many similarities with RX Smart Gear’s more expensive EVO G2, including the diamond-knurled, corrosion-resistant aluminum handles and a large variety of customizable options,. The main differences between the two ropes is that the GO has shorter handles. 

According to RX Smart Gear’s website, many  CrossFit Games athletes who helped test the EVO GO called it the “Ferrari of speed ropes” because it turns so fast. This sentiment is echoed in many of the exceedingly positive reviews on the brand’s website.


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Made in USA

Pros & Cons

What we like about the product...

  1. Diamond-knurled handles create great grip
  2. Spins beautifully
  3. Superior handles are anodized for corrosion-resistant finish

What needs improvement...

  1. One of the most expensive ropes available
  2. Handles could be incompatible for users with large hands
  3. Warranty doesn’t cover cables, bearings and/or rubber o-ring grips

Product Summary & Specs

The EVO GO is a spunky little sister to the EVO G2. It is reliable, durable, and speedy. In fact, EVO states that the speed of this rope makes it a go-to for many CrossFit Games athletes. 

The EVO GO is slightly less expensive than the G2, and while the smaller handles could be problematic for athletes with large hands, the diamond knurling provides added grip and control. The PVC coating for the cable is offered in more than 20 colors, six weights, and lengths for users ranging from 3 feet 5 inches to 7 feet 1 inch.

Although the EVO GO is cheaper than the G2, the $125 sticker still makes it one of the most expensive on the market. This is largely due to the incredibly grippy handles and because you can customize many aspects of the rope. It also comes with its own carrying case that makes storage a breeze, while keeping your rope free from knots and kinks.  


Handle Mechanism



Handles: Aerospace-Grade Aluminum w/Diamond Knurling

Cable Type

PVC Coating, Uncoated Speed/Heavy Metal


Six options

Cable Length

3'5" – 7'1"


20 options

Made in the USA


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    The Bottom Line

    The price of this rope is a bit of a gut punch. However, while similar performances could most likely be obtained with less expensive speed ropes, the EVO GO is an across-the-board beauty. If it is in your budget, get this rope. 

    Author Spotlight

    Kate has nearly two decades of experience working in both the fitness and content industries. On the fitness side, she has worked in a number of settings: youth athletics, owned a CrossFit affiliate, personal training, weightlifting coach, CrossFit coach, and fitness floor consultant at a YMCA. Personally, Kate enjoys competing in weightlifting and stores her barbell in her bedroom.Certifications:NASM Certified Personal Trainer CrossFit Level 1 Trainer USA Weightlifting Level 1 Trainer

    Author: Kate Meier Contact: kate.meier@pillarfour.com