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An insight into the Profile Racing Z-Coaster...

The Z-Coaster is a proprietary hub to Profile. It essentially works as a spring/pawl cassette hub that can be disengaged into a freecoaster with varying slack options. Like all products from Profile, this hub is made in the USA at the Profile factory.

The Z-Coaster's Pawl is "Z" shaped to allow for engagement/disengagement by the center Slack-Cam Ring. This also allows for adjustable slack. The pawls and ratchet ring have a proprietary coating that offer smooth engagement. There are 48 points of engagement. All of the pawls engage simultaneously.

The Z-Coaster has an outer driver support bearing for the oversized driver mechanism. This bearing supports the driver from the outside.The Z-Coaster's freecoaster mechanism can only work if the jam nuts are fully tightened for optimum compression. Utility patents and design patents pending.

Weights:

  • 14mm GDH Chromo 9t Chromo: 583g/20.55oz
  • 14mm GDH Titanium 9t Titanium: 466g/16.4oz
  • 3/8 Chromo 9t Chromo: 559g/19.7oz
  • 3/8 Titanium 9t Titanium: 461g/16.25oz

Weights:

  • 14mm complete Z-Coaster with 9t chromo, 1/8 driver: 585g/20.6oz
  • 3/8 volcano cone complete Z-Coaster with 9t chromo, 1/8 driver: 585g/20.6oz
  • Chromo 14mm GDH Axle (no hardware): 182g/6.4oz
  • Solid Chromo 14mm Axle (no hardware): 217g/7.65oz
  • 3/8 titanium axle (no hardware): 66g/2.30oz
  • 14mm titanium axle (no hardware): 103g/3.6oz
  • Chromo 9t 3/32 (loaded with 2 driver bearings): 104g/3.65oz
  • Chromo 9t 1/8 (loaded with 2 driver bearings): 108g/3.8oz
  • Titanium 9t 3/32 (loaded with 2 driver bearings): 66g/2.3oz
  • Titanium 9t 1/8 (loaded with 2 driver bearings): 67g/2.35oz

Hub Dimensions:

  • Center to Drive Side Flange - 32mm
  • Flange Diameter on Drive-Side - 66mm
  • Center to Non-Drive Flange - 32mm
  • Flange Diameter on Non-Drive Side - 50mm

Currently available in black and polished with colors coming soon.

MSRP: $359.99

Profile pro rider Chad DeGroot showing the possibilities with the Z-Coaster are endless...

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Here are a couple videos with pro rider Chad DeGroot giving you a visual in-depth look into the Profile Z-Coaster...



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