RockShox Pike RCT3 Solo Air (26-inch)

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Description

RockShox's Pike RCT3 Solo Air is the ultimate fork for all-mountain and enduro riding. Burly 35mm stanchions, magnesium lowers, and a lightweight hollow forged aluminum crown deliver supreme stiffness to rip down the toughest enduro courses. When the bumps come hard and fast, RockShox's Charger damper keeps the fork high in the travel to maintain proper bike geometry, all while soaking up everything from flowy dirt ribbons to crazy rock-strewn goat paths. The RCT3 three-position switch changes between full travel, lockout and threshold modes so you can save your legs on a transition stage and open it up to pin the next timed downhill.

Features & Info

Solo Air

RockShox Solo Air

Charger damper

RockShox's Charger Damper

RockShox’s Charger damper features a sealed rubber bladder that expands when the fork is compressed, so oil and air stay separate, virtually eliminating any chance of foaming or bubbles in the system. What does this mean? It means the fork rides higher in the travel, in the plushest part of the stroke, preserves the bike's geometry, and recovers from hits quickly, all while maintaining incredibly consistent damping, no matter how long the downhill.

RCT3

RockShox RCT3 Damper

For the ultimate in trail riding characteristics and performance, RockShox’s RCT3 has open (full-travel) and lockout settings, plus a threshold mode. This is a platform setting that stiffens the initial part of the stroke, helping increase pedaling efficiency. When you hit a bump, the damper opens and allows full travel, then returns to threshold mode once the trail smooths out.

Specifications

Travel
150/160mm
Wheel Size
26-inch
Brake Compatibility
Post-mount disc
Steerer Diameter/Material
Tapered 1.5 to 1 1/8-inch, aluminum
Stanchion Diameter/Materials
35mm, aluminum
Dropouts
15mm thru-axle
Spring
Solo Air spring
Damper
Charger Damper, Rapid Recovery Rebound
Lockout
Charger RCT3
Tunability
External rebound, low-speed compression
Weight
1835 grams