Jet Works Designs: Handmade Chromoly DH 10

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The Rocker Link is Concentric to the bike's BB Shell for cranks, this helped get the rear shock as low in the frame as possible. This photo shows part of the welded rear triangle on the right side in the photo which is connected to the pull link, and the pull link is connected to the Rocker Link which actuates the rear shock.
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Parts Brand Model Additional info
Frame Other Jet Works Designs 8.5 inches 216 mm
Rear Shock Fox Racing Shox DHX2 450 x 3.00 SLS
Fork Fox Racing Shox 40 Float 27.5
Headset Cane Creek
Handlebar Renthal FatBar
Stem Renthal Integra
Grips Lizard Skins Northshore Lock-On
Brakes Shimano Saint M820
Brake Levers Shimano Saint M820
Shifters Shimano
Rear Derailleur Shimano Zee RD-M640
Chainguide e*thirteen LG1+ 32-36T
Cranks Shimano Zee FC-M640 165 mm
Chainrings / Sprocket Renthal 34 Tooth
Bottom Bracket Shimano
Chain Shimano HG-X
Cassette / Rear Cog Shimano SLX Cassette 10 Speed HG81
Pedals Crankbrothers 50/50 Silver and Black
Front Rim Sun Ringle Inferno 29
Rear Rim Sun Ringle Inferno 29
Hubs Other Speed Tuned
Spokes Sun Ringle
Front Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.50 Super Tacky DH Casing
Rear Tire Maxxis Minion DHF 27.5 x 2.50 Super Tacky DH Casing
Saddle WTB Volt Pro 135 x 265 Cr-Mo Rails
Seatpost Thomson 25.4 mm
Seatpost Clamp Other Profile Racing (28.6 mm)
General Info
Model Year 2017
Riding Type Downhill
Weight 43 lb 0 oz (19504 g)
Additional Info 8.5 inches or 216 mm of rear wheel travel.
  • Carmel

    9/27/2017 1:45 AM

    Great design!
    How is the shock actuated? High pivot and a linkage similar to what Commencal uses?
    Would love to see a suspension action video.

  • Carmel

    10/2/2017 12:22 AM

    Awesome, thanks! That's how I imagined it, but hard to picture in your head.

  • Jet Works Designs

    9/27/2017 7:04 AM

    Thank you! This is a fun one to design! One design goal was to get the CG as low as possible and mount the rear shock as low as possible in the frame.

    This is a 100% Custom Suspension Kinematics and Suspension Design: with the High pivot rear triangle working together with a pull link and rocker link to actuate the rear shock. Will look into the suspension action video and get back to you. Thank you!!

  • C2

    9/26/2017 8:32 AM

    chainstays tucked in tight-
    Beautiful JET

  • Jet Works Designs

    9/26/2017 10:19 PM

    Thank you!!

  • sspomer

    9/26/2017 8:18 AM

    rad!!! love DIY builds

  • Jet Works Designs

    9/26/2017 10:10 PM

    Thank you!! This is a fun build!

  • iceman2058

    9/26/2017 1:01 AM

    Bike of the Day September 26, 2017!

  • Jet Works Designs

    9/26/2017 10:10 PM

    Awesome!! Thank you!!!

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