Vorsprung Spring Upgrades: Benchmark

VORSPRUNG SPRING UPGRADES

 

UPGRADE LUFTKAPPE SECUS SMASHPOT
Description Air Piston Upgrade designed to increase the negative chamber volume Air Spring Upgrade: external air can designed to increase the negative chamber volume and manage support and control Fork Coil Conversion System: replace the original air spring with a guided coil spring with integrated bottom out management system
Picture Luftkappe Secus Vorsprung Smashpot
PERFORMANCE
Support Improved + Improved ++ Improved ++
Sensibility Improved + Improved ++ Improved ++
Traction Improved + Improved ++ Improved ++
Bump compliance Improved + Ultimate +++ Ultimate +++
Predictability / Consistency - Improved Ultimate
Friction Depend on service level Depend on service level Zero
Stiction Depend on service level Depend on service level Zero
PRACTICALITY
Reliability Depend on service level Depend on service level Higher than normal
Maintenance Requirements Normal Normal Below normal
External Adjustments Air pressure Air pressure Anti-bottoming system
Internal Adjustments Volume Spacers Volume Spacers Spring rate, travel up to 180mm
Exposure Internal External Internal
Added Weight +21gr +130gr +250-450gr
Installation Easy Easy Intermediate
Reversible Yes Yes Not guaranteed
COMPATIBILITY
Light riders More comfort Can use full travel Can use full travel
Heavy riders Depends on general setup Depends on general setup Up to 125kg
Compatible forks F34/36/38, Lyrik/Yari, Pike/Revelation F32/34/36/38/40, Z1, Z2, Rockshox Enduro single crown forks and Boxxer F36/38, Z1, Rockshox Enduro single-crown forks
Compatible with tokens Yes Yes No
Compatible with after-market top cap systems Yes Yes No
Transferrable to other forks Limited Yes Yes
OTHER POINTS
Price Lower Medium Medium
Made in  Canada Canada Canada