Curtlo 24 Hour 29er Hardtail

5/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Breezer dropouts
  • Ovalized down tube
  • Disc mounts standard
  • 28.6mm Seatpost
  • 1-1/8" steerer
  • 26" or 29" wheels
  • Disc brake specific design


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Devin a Weekend Warrior from Oregon

Date Reviewed: May 5, 2007

Strengths:    Great frame. Great Price. Handles superiorly to my old 26er full suspension bikes overall. I think that this is because of the 29er wheels and Doug's attention to geometry for each individual. Custom is where it is at. 29 inch wheels have been great and I really feel that they work well with 29ers. I was not a big hardtail fan at all until I tried a 29er.

Weaknesses:    Steel is not as light as Ti or aluminum. But it has a great feel and the price is right. Doug does take awhile to build, so if you are not patient, off the shelf may be better. But, if you can wait 4 months or so, it is worth it.

Bottom Line:   
For a person that wants custom, is on a budget, doesn't need the blingiest looking frame (single color powdercoat is what you get)--just superb performance--Curtlo is a great way to go.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Purchased At:   Curtlo

Similar Products Used:   Niner one 9 is the other 29er hardtail I have owned.

Bike Setup:   XTR/XT, Reba etc.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dousch a Cross Country Rider from ky

Date Reviewed: December 24, 2006

Strengths:    Custom @ production price

Weaknesses:    wait time?

Bottom Line:   
What can you say. A full custom frame for about the same as a taiwanese production frame. Doug has been building steel frames forever and it is clear that he knows what he is doing. He absolutely nailed the geometry and the ride feel on my frame. The frame has just the right amount of give and is plenty stiff where it is supposed to be. As far as hardtails are concerned, it does everything perfect, as it should because it was made just for me. If you are looking for a custom, give doug @ Curtlo a try. It is a great experience and a tremendous final product.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $800.00

Purchased At:   Doug

Similar Products Used:   GF Rig

Bike Setup:   1x9, Bushnell. Sometimes rigid, sometimes suspended

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