Dirtworks Piranha Full Suspension Bike

5/5 (6 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Sizes: Small/Medium, Medium/Large.
  • Bottom Bracket height: 14.250", 73mm Shell.
  • Rear Hub: 20mm Razor Rock™ or 14mm Hadley™ w/adapter.
  • Head Angle: 67°.
  • Head Tube: 1.125".
  • Seat Tube: 31.6".
  • Wheel base: 46".
  • Adjustable shock and leverage ratios.
  • Adjustable seat: 60° seat tower angle can be adjusted to the demands of any course.
  • Massive hydra-formed front gussets join main triangle for strength and rigidity.
  • CNC machined Linkage Plates allow for suspension adjustments of 6" to 8" of travel.
  • Oversized rectangular tube lower swingarm and CNC machined, 20mm thru-axle dropouts eliminate flex.
  • Accepts RCR, Fox or Stratos rear shocks.
  • 30mm sealed bearings at main pivot.
  • Grade "8" steel hardware.
  • Accepts 3" tires
  • Durable powder coated finish.
  • Colors: Red, Yellow, Black, White, Olive Drab

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    Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:3
    Submitted by Kev Jones a Downhiller from Ireland

    Date Reviewed: September 30, 2006

    Strengths:    20mm rear end!!stifest and strongest I've ever had!!
    It's tough as F*ck!!

    Weaknesses:    Mech hanger is non replaceble.ripped the threads twice with a faulty mech,it only costs $30 to fix.

    Bottom Line:   
    This is one of the strongest bikes i've ever riden, the geometry is really good for tight tracks, it pedles really well and it's light!!I've been riding it for over a year now and only problem was the mech hanger the rest of the bike is amaizing.and the ajustble top tube length really helps make the bike easy to set up for demanding track.So any one who wants a light strong and durable bike go for this one!!but it is a bit pricey at £2500 for the frame band new.

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    Favorite Trail:   three rock

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $1100.00

    Purchased At:   A friend of mine

    Similar Products Used:   Trek diesel,specailized big hit, turner DHR.

    Bike Setup:   Sram drivetrain,boxxer teams,2" sroke romic(changed it from a 2.25" for less travel, lower bb, and better cornering)and 20mm razor rock rear hub.curent weight just under 40pounds!!

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by robert huber a Downhiller from santa barbara

    Date Reviewed: December 14, 2005

    Strengths:    great frame geometry, handles amazingly on tech or fast decents. the 20mm rear razorrock hub stiffens the rear end and adds crazy strength. With the romic 3in stroke shock this bike can handle ANYTHING!

    Weaknesses:    derailer hanger

    Bottom Line:   
    If you buy this bike you wont regret it. It will make you a faster dh rider.

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $2500.00

    Purchased At:   dirtworks

    Similar Products Used:   Intense m1, Foes mono, Demo 9

    Bike Setup:   dorado, chris king, romic,

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by mike burlles a Downhiller from whistler

    Date Reviewed: December 4, 2005

    Strengths:    Super plush 3inch stroke Romic shock. handles like its on rails, takes massive drops great. 20mm through rear axel stiffens up rear end wonderfully. The adjustable top tube is trick.

    Weaknesses:    a bit heavy but who cares its a downhill bike, it dosent matter.

    Bottom Line:   
    A great Bike! You cant go wrong with this bike.

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $2500.00

    Similar Products Used:   Intenst M1, Foes Mono

    Bike Setup:   Hayes, Chris King, Atomic Laboratories, Sram, Truvativ, romic, Razor Rock

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Rick Bosley a Downhiller from santa cruz

    Date Reviewed: February 18, 2005

    Strengths:    20mm rear hub, well balanced, smooth suspension design, fun bike to ride.

    Weaknesses:    a bit on the tall side, and the derailer hanger is not replaceable. Hard to find customer service. I had to email the UK for help and I got a reply writen in broken english.

    Bottom Line:   
    super fun dh rig that is built to last and will take a nasty beating and keep on eating (bumps and jumps and stuff)

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    Favorite Trail:   rockers ridge

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $1500.00

    Purchased At:   private

    Bike Setup:   Dorado, Avalanche rear shock, hayes, maxxis

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by alex falkenstein a Downhiller from el portal

    Date Reviewed: April 14, 2003

    Strengths:    rides great, supper plush...

    Weaknesses:    none

    Bottom Line:   
    The piranha is a awesome bike. super plush and fairly light. i love it. buy one now

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    Favorite Trail:   007

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $1500.00

    Bike Setup:   02 super t pro, north shore cranks& BB, sram 7.0/9.0, mr dirt gizmo

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jeff Wu a Downhiller from Boulder, CO

    Date Reviewed: November 1, 2002

    Strengths:    light! under 10 pounds for S/M frame
    super plush, no harsh bottoming
    relatively cheap
    great customer service
    awesome handling, great all-around geometry
    20mm rear thru-axle, rigid rear end
    maintenance free pivots
    adjustable seat angle and top tube length

    Weaknesses:    derailleur hanger is not replaceable

    Bottom Line:   
    Still one of the best designed DH frames on the market. Basic but refined 4-bar rear suspension. Great bike for racers and weekend warrior downhillers. I love my Piranha!

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Purchased At:   Dirt Works

    Similar Products Used:   Giant ATX-1, KHS Dominatrix, Fastrax F2, Pacific KIRT

    Bike Setup:   Tech-In T-11 fork, Romic shock, Hayes disc brakes, Razor Rock 20mm rear hub, Turvativ crank and bb, Maxxis tires

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