Charge Plug 3 Road Bike - 2016
Save $710.00 (49%) $750.00 MSRP $1,460.00
At the heart of the Charge Plug 3 is a 6061 butted aluminum frame, that's stiff, lightweight, and super durable. It's outfitted with fender and rack mounts, and can clear up to a 42mm+ tire. Custom disc tabs at the rear dropout help stiffen up the rear end for optimal braking performance. Up front, the Plug 3 features a straight blade carbon fiber fork to help smooth out road (or fire road) chatter and keep the gram count low. A reinforced disc tab on the left fork leg helps keep brake chatter to a minimum.
Charge outfitted the Plug 3 with the all-new, redesigned Shimano Tiagra 4700 10-speed groupset, which just may deliver the best value for the money you'll find anywhere, thanks to a healthy amount of trickle down technology. That's because Shimano did more than just take their old 10-speed groupset and rebrand it. The shifters have been designed for an easier lever throw, improved ergonomics, a smoother shifting rear derailleur, and a front derailleur with a longer lever arm for increased leverage and better shifting performance. A set of Promax DSK-300 mechanical disc brakes provide all-weather and all-terrain stopping power. You'll brake with confidence no matter where you ride.
Rounding out the package are some excellent components from Charge. Charge Disc hubs, laced to a set of nice and wide Alex DRAW 1.9P rims, are all wrapped up in Maxxis Roamer Custom 700x42mm tires for plenty of cushion and traction. Charge is well-known for their excellent line saddles, and they've chosen the endurance-minded Spoon model here for plenty of support and comfort. Build kit (seatpost/stem/bars) is also supplied by Charge, with some durable and great looking alloy components.
- 6061 aluminum frame is stiff, light, durable, and tough as nails
- Carbon straight blade fork keeps the gram count low while preserving ride quality
- Shimano Tiagra 4700 10-speed groupset delivers great performance at an excellent value
- Promax DSK-300 disc brakes provide all-weather, all-terrain stopping power
- Maxxis Roamer Custom 700x42 tires