- Bike Checks
Lightweight, rigid yet forgiving for optimum control, great shape and no taper allows for custom positioning of brakes for anybody, great look and color, perfect width for downhill
Nothing. If given the choice however i would swop for a 30mm riseOverall Review: Really great bar, no negatives. You are buying a bar that has heritage so it wont disappoint. I would definitely go for a bigger rise though, getting your head up and allowing you to really look forward. I have the 10mm rise and its a little too low. The only reason i gave it 4.5 stars is because theres possibly something better...
Chain guide, tires, frame geometry
seat, brakesOverall Review: I bought this because it's my third bike and I ride in two countries and needed one to use for about a month each year. The good: MRP chain guide works pretty flawlessly Kenda K-rads are great tires Frame geometry is great but chainstays could be shorter The OK: SRAM rear derailleur OK, but better if short cage Crank works fine, square taper is reliable Fork is bouncy and fun but has no adjust and bottoms and tops out really easily Wheels are heavy and don't have sealed bearings, but are reliable 710mm steel bar and short stem The Bad: Tektro brakes overheat on the slightest hill Seat rails bend easily, seat is garbage Frame Read More »
Super stabile and responsive. The most versatile bike I have ever ridden. Goes up great...down even better.
A pretty heavy rig. Wish they offered a carbon version.Overall Review: Great bike. A great option for those who ride aggressively and want one bike tosatisfy an all mountain assault. Go's up the steeps and bulldozes down the other side...taking drops like a dual crown. Pretty amazing.
Solid Frame - Beefy but light
Wheels seem sound
100mm fork is a plus
Not the best deraileurs
the fork is not that great will need to be replaced within the year (for me)
V-brakes are ok, but I will be replacing with disk
Small company = Attention to detail
Low, Slack, spot on weight, predictable in the air and on the ground
Innovative "Single Pivot" design
Loves to go sideways in the air
Will rail corners like a slot car
Can hug the ground in the snotty stuff like a cop holding his donut (with the correct shock set up)
Weak stickers (more durable custom stickers being made to replicate originals)
Seat Clamp design - not a fan
Getting the right shock tune can be a little tricky
not enough dealers in Oz
Light, strong, good setup for most people
Components are average, I still can't quite adjust them correctly. Brakes are a tad small.Overall Review: I recently got this bike for dirt jumping. I had some experience prior to buying this bike, but I'm not great. I got this one because it has the 8-speed drivetrain, which really helps with the hills at my park. It is also cheap enough to thrash about and learn on. The tires are great, the rims are great, the brakes are decent, the pedals are light, and the frame is beefy. It is also surprisingly light. The seat is reasonably comfortable, but I don't sit on it unless I'm at the top of a run waiting around. The frame is big enough for me (6' 1" and 180 lbs), but the bars are a tad low. I ordered 2-inch rise bars and they work Read More »
Easy to adjust rear shock
Frame is nice
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