Banshee Amp - 2010 Frame (discontinued)

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AMP Hardtail

Rating:
The Good:

The amp hartail has great geometry and seems to squat a lot more than previous hartails I have owned but this is great for manueling jumps and soaking up speed when racing. The small size is very small and the wheel base is not too long so for a person 6ft or over the large will be the way to go. The bike is super light and handles great, I have raced it at world cups dirt jumped with it and even put a big post in it and taken it XC riding although not ideal on rides over an hour.

The Bad:

The only recommendation I have is to upgrade the rear axle from a quick release to a bolt on as the drop outs are horizontal and you may need the extra strength of a bolt on.

Overall Review:

Great all round bike which is really light and perfect for jumping and cornering and the only downfall is the horizontal dropouts which can be fixed with a simple bolt on rear axle

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Specifications

Product Banshee Amp - 2010 Frame
Riding Type Dirt Jump / Urban
Rider Unisex
Sizes and Geometry
Regular, Long View Geometry
Size Regular Long
Top Tube Length 22.8 23.8
Head Tube Angle 68.5° 68.5°
Head Tube Length 110mm 110mm
Seat Tube Angle 69.5 69.5
Seat Tube Length
Bottom Bracket Height 12.4 12.4
Chainstay Length 15.7-16.7 15.7-16.7
Wheelbase 40.3-41.3 40.3-41.3
Standover 24.6 24.7
Reach 380mm 404mm
Stack 564mm 569mm
Wheel Size
Frame Material Aluminum
Frame Material Details Hydroformed 7005 AL tubes
Rear Travel Hardtail
Rear Shock N/A
Head Tube Diameter 1 1/8"
Bottom Bracket 73mm
Rear Dropout / Hub Dimensions 10 x 135mm
Front Derailleur Size N/A
Seatpost Diameter 30.9mm
Max Tire Size 26 x 2.3"
ISCG Tabs ISCG 05
Bottle Cage Mounts N/A
Colors Raw, White, Black
Warranty 2 year
Weight 4 lb 6.5 oz (2000 g)
Miscellaneous Internal Headset - zero stack 45/45 Campy standard
Price $550
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