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e*thirteen SRS+ Chainguide

“Reliable and simple”

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The Good: - Keeps the chain in place
- Easy to install (despite some adjustments)
- Reliable
- The N-R-W adjustments (for adjusting the guide according to your chainring) makes the installation much more easy than other models that you have a sliding adjustment (like the older models or MRP G2)

The Bad: My chain guide cracked in several places in the first couple months of use, but the cracks never got bigger. Despite the cracks the chain guide works like a charm and after almost 2 years of use the it was still going strong.
The pulley worn out and I couldn't find a replacement anywhere near me.

Overall Review: Definitely worth the money. Works like a charm even in disgusting mud conditions. At first I have thought that the guide would break really soon because of the cracks, but it never happened. I can't talk about the bash guard quality, because I was using a race face bash, but I suppose the bash is tough like the guide.

Gamut P30 Chainguide

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“Simplicity at its finest”

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The Good: Light, good looking, easy to install, bombproof, reliable and maintenance free. Not China crap.

The Bad: It's not the most silent guide out there.

Overall Review: The main thing that I like in this chain guide is that it's simple. Simple to install, simple to adjust and basically maintenance free. Unless you manage to break some part it will last a loooong time. Never had any trouble with it. The bash guard also takes a beating. The only thing I noticed is that the nylon parts wears pretty quick in the beginning but stabilizes after some use. One thing that I really appreciate is that is exclusive for 35-36t chainring, it provides a exact fit without any adjustments

MRP G2 SL Chainguide

“It Works, but it is not reliable”

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The Good: Keeps the chain in place, lightweight and a nice look. The taco is thick and probably handles pretty well hard impacts.

The Bad: Like every other guide that has range adjustments could be a pain in the arse to install properly. The roller shell just disintegrated after a month of use without notice, screwing my weekend rides. Bolts come loose often aswell. The roller attracts to much debris and it's very hard to clean properly without disassembly of the whole guide.

Overall Review: In my opinion the guide didn't last 10% that it was supposed to last. It's not cheap and the replacement parts could be hard to find depending where you live. Having a part that just breaks without notice is such a bummer, and if there's one thing that pisses me off when riding its when a bike part fails. I definitely will not spend my money again in this kind of guide. There are better options out there.

MRP G2 SL Chainguide

“Works perfect”

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The Good: Support, easy to set-up, USA aluminum machining baby! Bash is burley. Colors! RELIABILITY

The Bad: It is louder than my Straitline but whatever.

Overall Review: I have used Gamut, E.13, Truvativ, Straitline, Black Spire, and others. My MRP's have never failed me. As a tech I have found that most issues came for improper set-up. Stop by the iXS Morewood tent for MRP support at any event that we are at. I have run this guide on single pivots, four bars, VPP's, hartails, etc. They have worked right in every situation. Going to try the 2x guide this next year on the Sukuma.

MRP G2 SL Chainguide

“Better Choices Available”

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The Good: It easily mounted to the bike, no alignment issues.

The Bad: Not worth the purchase price. The plastic is cheap and upper and lower guides break constantly. I went through 3 upper guides and 4 lowers before I decided to switch to an E13 LG1

Overall Review: There are much better choices out there. Don't waste your money, but an E13. E13 makes a much better product. I've had 2 MRP guides that didn't last a season of riding. I've had e13's that I've used on multiple bikes.

Gamut P30 Chainguide

“Not bad chainguide”

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The Good: - light
- works well

The Bad: - price
- only for 36t ring
- no metal inserts for screws in bashguard (gets cracked very easily)

Overall Review: It would be nice to have adjustable plates to use this chainguide with 32-36t chainring. Bashgurd takes the beating very well, but the screws often get loose. After tightening them I found crack in the bashguard, so some sort of metal inserts would be very nice. Also bottom roller gets loose, so the first ride use loctite everywhere. On positive side, it worked well, just sometimes (1-2x per year) the chain drops, but I'm not sure if it's the chainguide fault.

Straitline Silent Guide Chainguide

“Best chain guide bar none”

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The Good: Super easy to set up unlike other guide that take a lot of tweaking to get right. Never dropped a chain or had any issues even in heavy mud. No rollers to get clogged

The Bad: The only negative i can think of is it only comes stock with green roller. But that's no big deal

Overall Review: I've used MRP and multiple e-thirteens and this trumps them all

Gamut P30 Chainguide

“Great lightweight guide”

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The Good: lightweight, durable, smooth rolling, good looks

The Bad: has a clicking sound

Overall Review: Great chainguide, very durable, I've had many hard rock strikes and still going strong. Looks good and comes in a variety of colors. Chain makes a clicking noise on the lower roller since it is hard plastic, not any louder than the average hub though.

Deity Cryptkeeper Frame

“FU$&ing awesome”

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The Good: the best. I nearly blew a load the first time I jumped it. So natural,I could not believe how easy this is to jump, I had to tame it, amaimg geo, it definitely puts the mob to shame, superCo can't compare. This is hands down THE BEST Dj bike on the market. Thank you deity... I'm a lifetime customer. I kicked my wife out of bed to make room for deity

The Bad: huh... Bad??? Ummm color selection? Whatever

Overall Review: amazing. Don't think twice, u love to jump? Just buy it. Worth every penny. The Folks at deity out did themselves, and set the new standard for Dj. Bye bye MOB

2013 Diamondback Assault 2 Bike

“absolutely amazing”

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The Good: sweet colors and lines, everyone thinks its the sexiest bike at the park. Great front forks, really soaks up rough landings, the hmx-5 brake is great, incredibly adjustable to your preference, front end feels light and allows for easy manuals and wheelies, rides great on quarter pipes, and feels really light and quick. Great components.

The Bad: Grips were ok, but some 8$ odi longnecks made it look snazzy, I bent the front rim (singlewall pbr) and rplaced it with a black blacksheep (doublewall) for a sweet look and more strength. nothing else could be wrong with this bike though.

Overall Review: definitely a confidence inspiring bike. I rode some mountain bikes, but nothing gave me the feeling this bike does. Jumps and 6 ft drops off walls would have terrified me before, but this bike really give you the confidence you need to become a much better rider. I also dont like the feel of a 20" bmx under me, feels way to small, and leaves no possibilities for singletracking like i love to do on this bike, so buy it, you wont regret it