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Description

New to mountain biking? Welcome to the most fun you can have on two wheels…

Designed by Vitus Bikes and brought to you by Chainreactioncycles.com, all bikes in the Vitus Zircon range feature a lightweight triple-butted 6061-T6 hydroformed aluminium frame and proven components package at a great price.

For newcomers to the sport, the Vitus Zircon III offers 100mm of front suspension travel with lockout mode for city streets or fire-road climbs; high-volume tyres for comfort and grip; powerful mechanical disc brakes for reliable stopping power and a 24-speed SRAM transmission to get you over the steepest ascents and back down the other side.
Built with reliability and versatility in mind, the Zircon III is the perfect bike for off-road forays, commuting duties in the urban jungle or leisurely tow-path trails.

Lightweight frame and 100mm travel RockShox forks
At the heart of the Zircon III is a lightweight, triple-butted, heat treated 6061-T6 aluminium frame with hydroformed tubeset, trail-tuned geometry, replaceable derailleur hanger and excellent upgrade potential. The frame also features internal cable routing to prevent mud and water getting into cable housings – keeping you shifting smoother for longer and keeping your bike out of the shop and out on the trails.

Suspension duties up front are handled by the dependable RockShox XC30 TK coil forks, with 100mm of travel for smooth bump absorption as well as lockout mode for climbing and commuting.

SRAM groupset
The Zircon III features a full 24spd SRAM groupset with X4/X3 shifters and derailleurs and a triple chainset offering a wide selection of gears. Stopping power comes courtesy of Avid BB5 mechanical disc brakes front and rear, with dependable braking even in wet and muddy conditions.

Finishing Kit
A reliable SRAM/Jalco wheelset will make sure you stay rolling while grippy, high-volume Maxxis Advantage tyres keep you firmly planted on the trail or street.

Finally a mix of Easton and Vitus finishing kit round out the Zircon III package – a lightweight and durable bike that’s ready to rip up the trails in your local MTB centre or hunt down hipster fixies on your city commute.

The Vitus Zircon III. Everything you need in a mountain bike. Nothing you don’t..

Specification


FrameTriple-butted 6061 hydroformed aluminium
ForksRockShox XC30 TK coil
Shock
ChainsetSRAM S200 3.0
Bottom BracketSRAM GXP (BSA)
ShiftersSRAM X4
Front DerailleurSRAM X3
Rear DerailleurSRAM X4
CassetteSRAM PG-820
ChainKMC
Rims
Front HubSRAM MTH-306 Disc QR
Rear HubSRAM MTH-306 Disc QR
Spokes
TyresMaxxis Advantage
Front BrakeAvid BB5 mechanical disc
Rear BrakeAvid BB5 mechanical disc
HandlebarsVitus alloy riser
StemEaston EA50
HeadsetFSA Orbit 1.5B Zero Stack
SaddleVitus
SeatpostVitus alloy
SeatclampAlloy QR
Weight13.3kg (Medium)

Size

Size Small Medium Large
Rec. Rider Height (ins)
Rec. Rider Height (cm)
Rec. Inside Leg (ins)
Rec. Inside Leg (cm)
Seat Tube Length 406mm 457mm 508mm
Top Tube Length
Effective Top Tube 588.5mm 605mm 625mm
Reach
Chainstay Length 426mm 426mm 426mm
Head tube Length 115mm 140mm 155mm
Head Tube Angle 68° 68° 68°
Seat Tube Angle 72° 72.5° 73°
Bottom Bracket Drop 22.5mm 22.5mm 22.5mm
Wheelbase 1095.2mm 1121.9mm 1149.1mm
Seat Post Diameter 27.2mm 27.2mm 27.2mm
Bottom Bracket 68mm BSA 68mm BSA 68mm BSA
Headset ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/30 ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/30 ZS44/28.6 | ZS56/30
Front Mech 31.8mm Band 31.8mm Band 31.8mm Band
Rear Axle 10mm x 135mm QR 10mm x 135mm QR 10mm x 135mm QR
Frame Material 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy 6061-T6 Alloy
Fork Material

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