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Virage Front Production Picture

Post by Michael Stride » Fri Mar 13, 2009 2:59 pm

On the way to team 'Flow', Sam G and Pelle. These are the prodution version fronts, featuring a 55 degree baseplate, maximal use of baseplate to hold kingpin, Rear of baseplaet machined to match the design of the rear truck 'tombstone', integrated riser )ie ie tall baseplate design to minimise risers. both side of the hanger are flat to allow for the new 'Eliminator' bushings from Venom which are scallopped to allow for spherical bearings. grade 8 Khiro kingpin, with imperial spherical bearing. Virage logo is machined on the front face, and care has been taken to make these particularly strong and stiff, but light too.


Also, we have the new machined risers in 3 and 5 degrees. Designed to complement not only the Virage, but other trucks too, these have slightly elongated holes in the tall side to allow for the change in angle and to prevent bolts bending.

prices and more picture on the Virage website by the end of the weekend http://www.viragetrucks.com

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Post by Toby Warg » Sat Mar 14, 2009 3:58 pm

I feel the need..

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Post by Michael Stride » Sat Mar 14, 2009 7:41 pm

for speed?

Gutsiest move I ever saw.
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Riser angles

Post by Sam Gordon » Mon Mar 16, 2009 12:12 am

Why 3 and 5 degree risers? Greater adjustability.

Here are a few compound riser variables to show possible angles:

3
5
3+3=6
3+5=8
3+3+3=9
5=5=10
5+3+3=11
3+3+3+3=12
5+5+3=13
5+3+3+3=14
5+5+5=15


The front truck has been effectively pre-wedged straight out of the box to the steep angle of 55 degrees. This is done so that the truck is immediately responsive when run flat against the deck.
Should you wish to reduce responsiveness, then de-wedge the truck with riser combinations as featured above with the thick end of the wedge facing forward.

For tighter applications, some might prefer to run the front truck at 60 degrees so using a 5 degree wedge applied in the regular way, ie: thin edge facing forward.

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tight

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Mon Mar 16, 2009 10:03 am

tight like a mans? like klang says??? hehe wow this is a dream! what a machine work

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Post by Michael Stride » Wed Mar 25, 2009 5:26 pm

So, how do they make Virages...here is a short youtube clip:?
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5u0izJZa4I
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Post by Michael Stride » Wed Apr 01, 2009 9:47 pm

we did some of the new run in anodised "graphite" and "orange/gold", pictured next to normal shiny silver....evidently the anodizers say pink looks good too. For Pelle?!
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pink

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Thu Apr 02, 2009 11:37 am

hell yes!!!!

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