RockShox ZEB Ultimate Fork Charger 3

$1,800.00
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Long on travel, short on excuses, ZEB Ultimate is a whole new breed of fork designed to challenge the limits and take on the world’s toughest enduro tracks.

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DESCRIPTION

Long on travel, short on excuses, ZEB Ultimate is a whole new breed of fork designed to challenge the limits and take on the world’s toughest enduro tracks. An updated stiff 38mm chassis includes the new Charger 3 RC2 damper with vibration-killing ButterCup technology. Our highest performing, athlete-proven technologies matched with premium style plays. This is ZEB. 

FEATURES

  • 38mm chassis for increased stiffness and rider confidence on every critical line.
  • Already proving itself on the podium with multiple wins during the 2021 season, Charger 3 is ready to meet the masses. Charger 3 features an all-new Internal Floating Piston (IFP) design that offers more consistency through the stroke, and truly independent adjustments that reduce harshness and increase control without any “cross-talk”. Featuring High Speed Compression, Low Speed Compression, and a revamped Low Speed Rebound, every click is exact and meaningful. Dial in your perfect ride experience without a second guess. No sacrifices and no hesitation. This is Charger 3.
  • ButterCups block 20% of high frequency “trail chatter”. Limiting these vibrations massively reduces hand and arm fatigue leaving you feeling fresh with more control.
  • DebonAir+ air spring is built to strike the perfect balance of what riders really want: a butterlike small bump feel, increased air volume to add support throughout the travel, and higher overall ride height for more confidence when things get steep.
  • Ultimate Bushing Package maximizes bushing overlap, reducing friction and creating the smoothest ride possible.
  • Pressure Relief Valves eliminate unwanted air pressure build-up in the lower leg caused by variations in altitude or temperature. With the press of a button, Pressure Relief Valves restore that premium fork feel.
  • Maxima Plush Dynamic Suspension Lube reduces friction, lasts longer, and enhances suspension performance ride after ride.
  • Bolt-in torque cap adapters now included for use with standard hub end caps.
  • Lightweight machined and anodized crown for premium looks and durability.
  • Available in the Signature colorway Slab Grey or Ultimate High Gloss Black.
  • Ultra-low friction SKF wiper seals provide long lasting fork performance and improve overall suspension feel
  • RockShox premium short fender compatibility.
  • Maxima Plush damping fluid reduces friction and silences damper noise.

TECHNOLOGY

PRESSURE RELIEF VALVES

Pressure Relief Valves eliminate unwanted air pressure build up in the lower leg caused by variations in altitude or temperature. With the press of a button or two, Pressure Relief Valves restore the lower leg balance for optimum sensitivity and a premium fork feel.

BUTTERCUPS

Low amplitude, vibration reducing material pucks... but we like to call them ButterCups. ButterCups block 20% of unwanted “trail chatter” before it reaches your hands. The gold housings on the end of the damper and air spring hold two rubber pucks that absorb the high frequency vibrations before they travel through the fork and into the handlebar. ButterCups reduce overall hand and arm fatigue and will leave you feeling fresh with more control over the trail.

DEBONAIR+

DebonAir+ is built to strike the perfect balance of what riders really want: butter-like small bump feel, increased support throughout the travel, and higher overall ride height for more confidence when things get steep.

CHARGER 3

Scrap everything and start from scratch. It took a fresh set of eyes to produce what became the Charger 3 damper. Let’s see what we can do, where we can go. The result gives way to a new era of riding, where the decision between adding more damping and sacrificing your hands to a harsh ride doesn’t exist.

MAXIMA PLUSH DYNAMIC SUSPENSION LUBE

Maxima Plush Dynamic Suspension Lube reduces friction, lasts longer, and enhances suspension performance ride after ride.

SKF SEALS

Everyone loves a good collaboration, which is why we’ve been working with SKF, the world’s highest-performance seal manufacturer, for over 5 years. Together we’ll provide ultra-low friction wiper seals, less fatigue, and unmatched suspension feel, all while keeping the dirt where it belongs- because no one wants dirt in there.

SPECIFICATIONS

WHEEL SIZE 27.5", 29"
TRAVEL (MM) 150mm, 160mm, 170mm, 180mm, 190mm
STEERER 1.5" Tapered
AXLE 15x110mm BOOST™
SPRING DebonAir+ W/ButterCups
FORK OFFSET 38mm (27.5"), 44mm (27.5"), 44mm (29"), 51mm (29")
MAXIMUM ROTOR SIZE 220mm
UPPER TUBE TYPE 38mm aluminum
MAX TIRE WIDTH (MM) 81
MINIMUM ROTOR SIZE 200mm
E-BIKE APPROVED E-bike Approved
DAMPER TYPE Charger 3 RC2 W/ButterCup
VOLUME REDUCER 0/4 Tokens, 1/4 Tokens, 1/5 Tokens, 2/5 Tokens
COLOR (FS) Gloss Black, Slab Grey - Matte
FENDER COMPATIBILITY Bolt On - Short
WEIGHT (G) 2341
WEIGHT BASED ON 29" Maxle Stealth 190mm Travel 1.5" Taper Steerer, W/Pressure Relief Valves & ButterCups
 

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