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Chris King ISO Disc Rear Hub

“is there any thing better then Chris King?”

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The Good: theres to much to put here.....well lets start with 82 points of engagement (most dh hubs have between 24 and 36), witch makes for the best sound in the world . there so smooth you never have do do shit to keep them working they wont die, some would say "they just keep chugging" i would say they stay sprinting two years later there just as good as they were when they came out of the box.

The Bad: there not cheep.

Overall Review: theres a reason i have 3 sets of them.......

Deity Blacklabel 2010 Handlebar

“Badass Black”

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The Good: Nice and stiff unlike my sunlines, nice sweep and rise. LIght weight for all those weight weenys out there. For the price you would struggle to get a better bar.

The Bad: I struggled to find them, could use some cut marks for people who dont want them the full width

Overall Review: Best set of bars i've had so far.

Deity Dirty30 2010 Handlebar

“Raddest bars out.”

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The Good: They've stood up to some big drops to flat, some huge impacts, and a lot of ditching and bailing. Light as hell and decent angles.

The Bad: Mine were the old generation, which had a powdercoated and pretty weak finish.

Overall Review: That a light-weight DH bar can stand up to abuse and bails on a street hardtail for one season and counting says enough. Five stars.

Deity Lifesavers Bar End

“Best bang for the buck? Absolutly!”

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The Good: Whats not to like about these little guys? They do exactly what ya want bar ends to do in a modestly light, great looking package at an amazing price. I've had these on my bike for almost 2 years now and have never had to touch them other than replace the grips that wore out behind them. Even then the set screw backed right out and the cap popped right off, a ten minute grip swap like it should be.

The Bad: None! Pick your color, pop them on and never worry about your bar ends again.

Overall Review: Bar none, the best and only bar end I will put on my bikes

Five Ten Impact Low 2 Flat Pedal Shoe

“Great investment”

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The Good: - durability / toughness
- grip (of course)
- comfortable
- look good

The Bad: none what-so-ever!

Overall Review: An awesome investment for you downhill applications. I used to (3 years ago) ride with DC's and the tread would fall apart or get ground down to nothing within a few months. I've had my 5.10's for 2 years and they easily have another year, maybe 2, in them. Super grippy even to this day and just a great alternative to skate shoes. I don't clip in riding downhill, but these will keep your feet on the pedals during rough stuff nearly as good. So basically it's most of the benefits of being clipped in without the obvious risk factor of actually being clipped. It's amazing how hurt you can get when you can't separate yourself from your bike during a crash... 5.10's FTW!!!

Banshee Bikes Wildcard Frame

“do it all bike”

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The Good: frame is very ajustable, has two travel options: 5" and 6.5". with fox talas 36 this bike can do whatever you want, you can hit dirt jumps, downhill courses, all mountain trails, flowy or gnarly freeride trails. frame is super stiff, rides berms and jumps really good.

The Bad: frame is kinda heavy, and it is too big to be superb dirt jump or slopestyle bike, but it will do the thing.

Overall Review: it is perfect frame for guys who want to shred everything. but if you going to ride only dirt jumps and slopestyle tracks, dont get it, rather choose banshee rampant.

Chromag Fubar OSX Handlebar

“most awesome bar”

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The Good: looks really good in ocean blue anodised version, 760 width is probably best for slopestyle riding if you need wide bar. bar is very stiff even it is kinda wide.

The Bad: none, except the price, one of the priciest bar i have seen, but still worth every penny.

Overall Review: if someone is looking for a wide, good looking bar get it, you wont regret it.

Deity Dirty30 2010 Handlebar

“Great bar from and Idaho Based Company”

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The Good: Great feel, nice and wide, appealing graphics, great company to work with.

The Bad: Notta, Zilch, Zip...

Overall Review: First I gotta give props to Deity for making fantastic components at great prices. They're doing a great job. The Dirty30 is exception. It looks great, has modest price, and the angles are spot on. I'm currently using this bar on my Santa Cruz Nomad Carbon, which I feel must be a winning combo because I feel the bike can be ridden anywhere. Sure it can't be all the bars doing - but, it is where my hands go, and they like it. Otherwise, the bar looks great and attracts a lot of attention. Which is good or bad depending if you need attention I guess. Definitely adds value to any bike. Five Stars.

Banshee Bikes Rampant Frame

“Potentially The Best DJ/Urban/4Cross Frame Available”

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The Good: Incredible stability even at high speeds, awesome steering control, fun inspiring ride quality, stiff and durable frame, comes with a seatpost, spare bushings and extra derailleur hanger.

The Bad: Slightly longish chainstays, no option to run Maxle or thru-axle. Minor bitches really...

Overall Review: I've spent the entire summer riding this bike just about everywhere. In fact it's the bike I choose to ride to work on every day because it's just fun to ride anywhere. I'm not much of dirt jumper but if you read other reviews you'll know this bike is more than capable in that arena. What I can tell you is that this frame shines in just about every other scenario from slalom racing, to mini-DH, to Super D racing, and even XC riding. All of which I've done on the Rampant. I really didn't intend to use this bike for XC because I have other bikes that would work better; But I was pumped to ride it once I got it built and it was Read More »