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Rock Shox RS-1 Solo Air 29" black matte - 100mm 25 years after the original RS-1, the... more
Product information "Rock Shox RS-1 Solo Air 29" black matte - 100mm"
Rock Shox RS-1 Solo Air 29" black matte - 100mm
25 years after the original RS-1, the fork that revolutionized mountain biking, RockShox does it again.
A chassis design never seen before, which integrates the fork's steerer tube, crown and legs into a single carbonmainframe. The all-new Accelerator Damper, which combines incredible small bump performance with an ultra-efficient lockout. And Predictive Steering, a reimagined interface between hub and dropouts which enabled us to create an inverted fork light enough for XC racing and stiff enough for trail riding.
- Travel: 100mm
- Wheels: 29"
- Weight: 1666g
- Damping: Accelerator (with Dig Valve and Rapid Recovery rebound tune)
- Spring: Solo Air
- Adjustments: XLoc remote (lockout and floodgate) and Beginning Stroke rebound
- Steerer: Carbon Tapered 1,5" to 1 1/8", 265mm
- Crown: Carbon
- Upper Tubes: 32mm aluminum, Fast Black
- Lowers: Carbon
- Lower Leg Material: Carbon
- Drop out: 15mm Maxle Lite
- Disc brake mount: Postmount
- Maximum Rotor Size: 200mm
- Remote: Hydraulic XLoc remote
Scope of delivery: Incl. XLoc remote lever,
Contrary to popular belief, rewriting the rulebook isn't all upside. After designing the fork chassis from the ground up, it meant developing an all-new damper to eek every percent of performance out of the RS-1. A tall order, but one that RockShox fully embraced. We started by reevaluating how XC athletes produce efficient power and navigate course conditions while fatigued. We created a firmer lockout for moments of maximum sprint efficiency. We added the Rapid Recovery system to keep the fork riding high, in the plushest part of the travel. Then air was eliminated from the damper circuit ensuring absolute consistency. The Dig Valve compression tune was created to manage diving during successive hits and heavy braking. We eliminated material redundancies by housing the circuit in a sealed cartridge, reducing weight. We even made the cartridge easily serviceable in the race pits or at your local shop. We believe the Accelerator Damper crystalizes the performance of RS-1 by helping riders turn every pedal stroke into acceleration towards the top step of the dais.
RockShox has redesigned the rebound piston to accommodate the Dig Valve, which provides the optimal level of control for both low and high speed compression, carefully controlling the oil flow to provide the rider with the right amount of support and impact absorption. The piston redesign allows the use of Rapid Recovery, a rebound tune that allows the shock to recover faster between consecutive bumps, for greater traction and a more controlled ride.
Unique fork, axle and compression technologies combine at the core of Predictive Steering. Fork twisting is reduced thanks to the large-diameter TORQUE TUBE axle that creates an unbreakable bond, locking the lowers in place and maximizing torsional stiffness. A wider hub flange spacing results in a stronger, more responsive wheel. The new Maxle Ultimate completes the connection with a tighter, stronger clamping force than you'd expect with a quick release compression system. Compatible with the SRAM PREDICTIVE STEERING hub and the RISE XX, RISE 60 and ROAM 50 29" Wheels, and featured on RockShox RS-1.
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