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Shimano Zee: Gravity Components for a New Generation

Totally new from Shimano, the Zee line is for the new adrenaline junkies who would like to try out Shimano’s gravity program at an entry-level price. The Zee line includes a 10-speed system, also equipped with the Ice Technologies and Shadow Plus technologies.

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Priced slightly below SLX but equipped with all the important features of its older brother – SAINT’, Zee is ready to rock the industry.

Durable, reinforced crank set

Strong, Durable and Aggressive Style
  • Strong thick-wall 2 pc-crank arm
  • Steel pedal insert
With an axle 30% stronger than comparable trail cranks and smooth running, accurately aligned chain wheels, the Zee crank will perform reliably – run after run. The crank arm features outboard bearings and steel pedal inserts.

Zee Shadow Plus RD-M640

Stable and Silent
  • Shimano Shadow RD+ Short Cage: Shadow Plus technology to reduce chain slap, drop and impact noise
  • MTB 10s stable system: Offers complete compatibility with Dyna-Sys MTB product and Shimano’s latest chain and cassette technology
  • Low profile design
  • Close Ratio
  • Two spec available: Wide ratio spec for FR > 11-32T; Close ratio spec for DH < 11-28T
  • No mode converter (See SAINT’s mode converter)

Shift Lever: New gravity 10-speed shifter

Consistent and DH ergonomic
The new Zee shifter uses Dyna-Sys compatible cable stroke, which means linear shift effort, easy set-up and accurate, stable gear changes.
  • DH race proven antiskid ergonomics
  • Two-way release: Dimpled main lever to allow riders to be more in control and perfectly engaged

Powerful 4-piston Disc Brakes with ICE Tech

Powerful, Controllable and Easy setup
New Zee hydraulic disc brake systems are gravity rated with a Servo-Wave brake lever and new 4-piston ceramic disc brake caliper. System stiffness is tuned using Shimano’s high-power hose and shorter lever blade while ergonomics are perfected with a new pivot location and dimpled surface.
  • Hi power 4-ceramic piston caliper with short servowave lever
  • Ergonomic antiskid lever
  • Tool less reach adjust
  • Total designed rigidity
  • Easy and clean bleeding: One way bleeding caliper; Funnel bleeding tool
  • Ispec compatible

Durable and reliable hubsets

Quick engaging, smooth running hubs are a big advantage on the mountain.
  • Most affordable DH hub set
  • Quality sealing
  • Cup and Cone: Angular contact bearing; Adjustable bearing
  • Quick engagement (FH)
  • Center lock disc mount
  • Zee hubs are ready for any modern gravity bike with 20mm axles up front and 12mm axles in 135, 142 and 150mm configurations

Looks like Zee is revolutionizing the MTB culture. As Saint’s little brother, Zee is equipped with some of Shimano’s latest technologies at a fairly affordable price. For more information, check out Shimano’s website.

You can get more information at your nearest authorised dealer – Find them at www.raleigh.my or  www.lerun.com.my



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