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Rockshox Vivid RC2 DH C1

Rockshox Vivid RC2 DH C1


Regular price £888.99
Regular price Sale price £888.99
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Only Available with WPS Podium Piston Kit!

Includes WPS Podium Piston kit worth £139.99!!

But why?!! Well, we got hold of one of the first of these shocks available in the UK and went about creating some custom tunes, so we can get you dialled in for best performance, as we do on all our other shocks we sell. But, we hit a wall - the standard piston just didn't have enough oil flow into the rebound ports to cover all applications. So rather than compromise (we wouldn't use it on our own bikes, so why should we offer it to you?!), we got our team in WPS to set about designing a replacement piston that would cover all applications and also take the shock to the next level! They ended up with this:

A hard anodised, CNC machined, aerospace grade aluminium piston (along with our own proprietary shims), using a design which allows maximum flow within the tight constraints of Rockshox's design. We had to work hard to get this developed and give the performance we wanted. But it paid off - taking a pinch of technology from some motorcycle technology, we've utilised triangulated shims to enable a larger flow of oil through the depth of piston able to fit on the standard shaft arrangement, to give much better performance than standard. The standard piston really struggles with rebound recovery on repetitive hits, but we've eliminated that with the use of our design.

Want one in Rockshox standard spec? Sorry, we're only interested in selling something we know will work for you and we can support with any setup issues you have. So, we're not offering the shock in standard spec.

What about warranty? If you get any issues, return the shock to us and we'll get it sorted for you - normal 2 year warranty on the shock and the same 2 years on our piston kit. Just make sure you send it to us for any warranty returns. 

Please note - this piston does mean the "touchdown" feature is deleted, but we find the performance advantages of the piston far outweigh the loss of the feature. 

Free Tuning and Mount Kits!

Included with the WPS Podium Piston kit is a free, full custom tune of the shim stacks! 

Free Mount Kits:

Mounting Hardware  Supplied when purchased, (Worth up to £35)

  • RC2 Damper, the most tuneable shock damper RS have ever made, offers completely independent High Speed and Low Speed Compression adjustments, eliminating “cross-talk” so you can tune your shock to exactly how you want it to perform.
  • The Adjustable Hydraulic Bottom Out offers a convenient dial with five different compression settings to customize the cushioning you experience in the last 20% of travel when facing potential bottom out.
  • The most coil-like air spring RS have ever built featuring the latest in DebonAir technology, Vivid’s air spring maximizes fine-tuning potential, allowing riders to match positive air volume to any bike. Increased mid-stroke support and off-the-top suppleness create an unparalleled ride feel out on the trail.
  • The Rebound Knob pulls out to reveal a 3mm hex wrench that can adjust both High Speed Compression and Hydraulic Bottom Out.
  • External adjustments allow for no-fuss tuning on the fly.

What Rockshox say:

Big, bold, and built for pure downhill performance, Vivid Ultimate has unmatched tunability and damping for confidence in technical terrain. With an air spring that acts like a coil, this is the latest chapter in Vivid’s legacy of reliability and rock-smashing suppleness. This premium rear shock is built to push the limits on everything from downhill to E-MTB to enduro bikes.

Owners Manual
Service Pricing
Service Intervals
Action Interval
Clean and Lubricate Every Ride
Inspect for scratches to damper shaft, dents and other signs of wear Every Ride
Check bushing and mounting bolt torque Every Ride
Air Can service Every 100hrs of use
Full Service Every 200hrs of use / 12 months whichever comes first.
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