DDG Shooter Hardtail Bike

4.38/5 (8 Reviews)


Product Description

  • 7005 aluminium tubing
  • Rear disc mounts
  • Removable dropout
  • Batch production enables constantly
  • varying colours and combinations


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    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by phil hubbard a Cross Country Rider from england

    Date Reviewed: October 7, 2006

    Strengths:    strong,light,you can bash it about but it dosent break

    Weaknesses:    only got small cog on front so low gears

    Bottom Line:   
    great bike,cheap,light,and you wont get a better one for $250,you should buy it if you want a bike for life

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    Favorite Trail:   ringwood

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $250.00

    Purchased At:   je james

    Similar Products Used:   diamond back groove,trek bruiser,trek briuser 2,gt chucker 1.0

    Bike Setup:   rockshox judy tt suspension,hydraulic v brakes

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Damian Tomas from Nottingham

    Date Reviewed: March 16, 2006

    Strengths:    Strong,Fast DH,Scary over jumps,very cheap,lots off different shooter,s out there,
    Can be used as a Jump,Street,Trials or even a XC Light DH bike,


    Weaknesses:    None unless you get one of the bottom of the range shooter frame,

    Bottom Line:   
    Its a shooter and its cheap and strong,
    Great bike for Sreet,Jump,Trials,Light DH,but it depends on what shooter frame you buy,i have had about 12 shooter's yes 12 shooter's and 8 of them were different,i had a carbon fibre shooter once too which i cloked 83mph,it was a crazy shooter could handle anything,
    I reccomend DDG to anyone!!!!!

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    Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

    Similar Products Used:   Handsome Dog Rockhound ,Giant Team Trials , Hardrock ,

    Bike Setup:   I have many shooter's with allsort's of setups 8)

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Benno from England

    Date Reviewed: August 6, 2004

    Strengths:    great starter frame, wicked colours, can take some wicked jumps, lightweight n good lookin. Good handling n good for wheeling n jumping as it is pretty light. Great for jumps and especially gd for slalom n trials.

    Weaknesses:    Paint does tend to come off slightly but tht does depend on weva u are thrasin it every day n night. the cable run along the top of frame rather thn underneath.

    Bottom Line:   
    great frame, defently a must have if ur just startin out. Good for the dosh. Awsome for trials, slalom etc. I LOVE THIS FRAME!!!! and so shud u...!

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $160.00

    Purchased At:   Supercycles (160 is in pounds!)

    Similar Products Used:   identi

    Bike Setup:   ddg shooter, judy's, navigator 6 pot discs (hydraulic), n the rest

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Jonathan Bailey from Egremont, Cumbria, England

    Date Reviewed: May 3, 2004

    Strengths:    Great handling frame, nice short rear end means it is easy to manual, hop and wheelie and allows for quick acceleration. I've had mine for over 2 years now and I've had no problems after riding jumps and drops.

    Weaknesses:    Paint chips a little easily, and the colour scheme may not be to some people's taste. The top tube is quite steep so the frame is probably more orientated toward trials (but it is still spot-on for dirt and slalom).

    Bottom Line:   
    This is a great value frame for somebody who is starting out in jumping/trials/BSX. Handles great, manuals real nice. Slightly orientated towards trials, but still a great all-rounder.

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    Favorite Trail:   Mine.

    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Price Paid:    $282.00

    Purchased At:   Scotby's Cycles, Carlisle

    Similar Products Used:   GT Moto, Dawes Watoga, Trek Bruiser, Saracen X-Ess.

    Bike Setup:   DDG wheels, Gusset Pigmy cranks, 24seven stem and pedals, Marzocchi Z1 Wedge fork.

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by gray from scotland

    Date Reviewed: December 2, 2003

    Strengths:    its a great bike for the money, it is strengthened in all the right places i think that the small rear triangle makes it good and ewasyfor manualling and wheelying.

    Weaknesses:    the paint is a weakness- it looks quite good in certain colours but does occasionally chip off quite easily once you've had a fall etc. and i've had to buy a touch-up kit and it looks as good as new

    Bottom Line:   
    fantastic bike- dont fall paintwork might chip but doesn't cost alot for a touch- up kit, make sure you have the right set-up for the type of riding you do and im sure you will make the most of your bike. buy it if your the trials rider but not if your a downhiller etc.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $200.00

    Purchased At:   super cycles

    Similar Products Used:   identi, dmr, viper etc.

    Bike Setup:   truativ cranks & BB, rigid forks (for trials), ddg pedals wheels handlebars stem ,pretty much everything. and magura hydraulic HS-33's

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Gary McIntyre a Downhiller from Newcastle, England

    Date Reviewed: May 26, 2003

    Strengths:    Some very nice and well thought out details for the price, good geometry and plenty of gussets in the right places and a replaceable dropout. The short rear triangle makes it really easy to wheelie, predictable in the air and gives it good, snappy handling while adding stiffness to the frame. It's solid, not too heavy, well made and versitile.

    Weaknesses:    The graphics look cheap and nasty, and the paint lacks toughness. The clips supplied on the brake hose guides are best replaced with zip ties.

    Bottom Line:   
    It's a good honest jump/street/fun bike. With the right spec it could easily be suited to 4X/dual racing. There are some issues with the paint quality but that could be rectified with a respray or simply sticking patches where the cables rub. The frame's quite small so is best suited to a short/medium travel fork about 3-4inch works best with the geometry. It may be a bit short for taller riders but that's what makes the bike so chuckable. It's solid, versitile and excellent value for money. If you do a lot of varied riding, but need to save your money for your downhill rig, then the DDG Shooter will do you proud.

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    Favorite Trail:   Fort William

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $250.00

    Purchased At:   Denton Cycles, Newcastle.

    Similar Products Used:   DMR trialstar, Azonic DS1.

    Bike Setup:   Judy DH, Magura HS33, Hoffman BMX stem, Renthal moto trials bar, jump/downhill parts...

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by Ben Bendall a Downhiller from Portland, England

    Date Reviewed: September 6, 2002

    Strengths:    Small, whippy, has a short rear triangle which makes it better at doing manuals and wheelies (and makes it stiffer)

    Weaknesses:    the paint is easily chipped in fact so bad I had it resprayed over in white because of this and the grafics are not the nicest or the colours for that matter.

    Bottom Line:   
    easy on your wallet (can be found over here for 120 pounds)
    good workmanship on the frame, well designed , but the paint work is appaling.

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    Favorite Trail:   coed-y-brenin

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Price Paid:    $200.00

    Purchased At:   off my mate

    Similar Products Used:   Identiti Dr Jekyll.

    Bike Setup:   Hope discs/hubs, Pyslos, Sun doublewides,azonic, DMR etc

    Overall Rating:3
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Archie Nonrelevant from Finland

    Date Reviewed: April 15, 2002

    Strengths:    Cable stops are very good, altough the plastic clamps tend to break if they get a slight hit. Frame feels very firm and is easy to steer and jump.

    Weaknesses:    Paint! They really should focus on quality of the paint work. Not that would look bad, not at all, but the paint tends to chip off extremely easy. The top tube is also quite short, so riders +6ft should test-ride the rig before buying it.

    Bottom Line:   
    Good slalom/dirt/fun bike, altough it's a bit too short for me. Frame work (exept the paint) is exellent comparing to it's price.

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    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Similar Products Used:   Da Bomb XLR8, Azonic DS-1, Trek Bruiser.

    Bike Setup:   D521´s, Marzocchi MXR, Magura HS-22....

    Reviews 1 - 8 (8 Reviews Total)

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