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Black Market Bikes Killswitch Frame

Average User Rating: (Spectacular)
Black Market Bikes Killswitch Frame killswitch_black
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Vital MTB Retail Partners:
Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

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    “Absofriginlutely incredible”

    The Good: Efficient, snappy, easy to jump, versatile, playful, stunning looks, beefy frame, Threaded BB, ISCG tabs, dropout options

    The Bad: Standard sliding rear drops

    Overall Review:

    Amazing frame! This is a perfect slope/park/jump frame that's truly versatile. If you live near local tight playful trails the option to run gears and a guide open a world possibilities. I don't have local trails like this but do have some great slope, slalom, and jump lines. If you want to stay planed to the ground this isn't your rig. If you want to fly the Killswitch is incredible. The rear shock does it's job without getting in the way. It's a nearly perfect frame. The only thing I could imagine changing would be to design a tensioner into the sliding dropouts. These are standard and work perfectly a intended so this is a pretty minor quibble. Overall it's tops. Get one. They're amazing

    “Worth it!!!”

    The Good: Love the hammer link design. Easily accessible shock mounts & linkage area. Stylish. Easy to throw around & extremely functional.

    The Bad: Could use a little more travel or another area to mount a slightly bigger shock. Was told I need a medium, but would like to have checked out a large to see how it feels. Needs adjustable drop outs w/a tensioner.

    Overall Review:

    Handles everything you throw at it like a champ. Responsive & stylish. I can't complain. I've put it to the test & couldn't be happier. Great looking & great riding. Highly suggested.

    “Killswitch”

    The Good: its Handling is top notch, the bottomless yet stiff and popy feel

    The Bad: What its not designed for

    Overall Review:

    This Is a 100mm Slope Style Bike designed for Slope Style, 4X, dirt jump, pump track style riding and it absolutely slays ALL of the above. It can also be a pretty fun (Small) freeride bike.

    with the69° Head Angle makes for a really short and tight wheel base and the 16"/406MM Chainstays, 13" BB Height all add up to a super popy, Manualable, Flickable Bike. with the right amount of air in the XFusion RCX 02 On the stiff setting the suspension will only move with large impacts (Landings) And than there is 3 softer setting, the softest still retaining the bottomless feel just alot better at sucking up small bumps. Does not excel on steeps but its not desigened to (69°HA).

    I highly Recommend This Frame To anyone who wants a 4" Bike.

    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry

    Specifications

    Riding Type Freeride, Dirt Jump / Urban
    Sizes and Geometry

    S, M, L View Geometry

    Size S, M, L
    Top Tube Length 21
    Head Tube Angle 69*
    Head Tube Length 110mm
    Seat Tube Angle 72*
    Seat Tube Length 12.5
    Bottom Bracket Height 12.5
    Chainstay Length 16
    Wheelbase S(1066.8mm), M(1096mm), L(1024mm
    Standover 26
    Reach
    Stack
    Frame Material Custom Drawn 6061 T6 Al. Tubeset
    Rear Travel 100mm Via BlkMrkt's Own Hammer Link Technology (HLT)
    Rear Shock X-Fusion 02 RCX W/ BlkMrkt Tune
    Head Tube Diameter 1 1/8"
    Bottom Bracket 73mm Euro ( Replaceable BB Shell/ Pivot Axle)
    Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10mm X 135mm Horizontal W/ Derailleur Hanger ( 9mm Vertical or 12mm Maxle Optional)
    Front Derailleur Size N/A
    Seat Post Diameter 34.9mm
    Max Tire Size 2.5"
    ISCG Tabs Yes
    Bottle Cage Mounts
    Colors Shock & Awe Series Black, Green, or White
    Warranty http://www.blackmarketbikes.com/pdf/warranty.pdf
    Weight

    6 lb 10 oz (3.0 kg)

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    Price $1499.99
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    Vital MTB Retail Partners:
    Chain Reaction Bicycles Jenson U.S.A. Competitive Cyclist Backcountry