from Phoenix, AZ, United States
Date Reviewed: September 12, 2004
Strengths: Very strong, great for urban riding and dirt jumping.
Weaknesses: Rear disc mounts move on hard landings.
This is a great frame for many different uses. I use it for mainly urban/street riding, trails, and dirt jumping, and it does excellent on everything. I would definitely recommend purchasing this frame.
a Cross Country Rider
Date Reviewed: June 30, 2003
Strengths: stong,very stiff, good looks, great geometry,its black
Weaknesses: horizontal dropouts
this bike doesnt actually belong to me any more, but before it was mine my friend beat on it jumping and he weighs 275 and then i owned it and beat it for another 9 mounths or so and now my other friend owns is and he weighs 190. he is an good rider and when he messes up the frame just takes it like a good bi***. if it hasn't broken by now then it wont. the only reason i wrote this review is because of the disses on it. i was amazed by them. and i dont know what the other guy was meashuring his seat tube with but mine is a 27.2
a Weekend Warrior
from BRONX, NEW YORK
Date Reviewed: September 11, 2002
Strengths: VERY STRONG -LIGHT & STIFF....GOOD GEOMETRY AND DESIGN, BUT STILL AFFORDABLE! ILL ASS FREERIDE, STREET-DIRTJUMPING,FRAME.
Weaknesses: REAR DISK MOUNT TENDS 2 MOVE ON HARD LANDINGS, VERY LITTLE CLEARENCE 4 CHAINRING, SEAT STAY COULD BE A LITTLE MORE DIESLE.......
THIS IS DA BYKE 4 U IF U AINT RICH BUT R A REAL ASS RIDER... WHO IS LOOKIN 2 GET A HOT RIDE, THAT AIT HEAVY OR OVER PRICED..WITH A VERSITILE FRAME EASY 2 MANEUVER, SET UP 4 JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING U CAN PUT IT THROUGH.......AND U CAN STILL FLY-DROP-RACE-JUMP& STREET RIDE.......WIT DA 1'S WHO GOT MORE SKILL THAN MONEY......4 REAL HARD CORE RYDAZ!!!!!
Purchased At: second hand(older model)430 sgdollar
Similar Products Used: Ruckus,bruiser,most ds bikes.
from Pittsburgh PA USA
Date Reviewed: May 17, 2002
Strengths: Long,sloping top tube and fast appearance.
Weaknesses: Cracked weld on the chain stay, poor tubing alignment, head tube not milled square, weird seat post size (27.0mm), poor sticker design.
Bought this bike to use as a 26 inch bmx cruiser, but when I went to build it up, I found that the head tube was not milled properly. When I took it to the local shop, the employees noticed the cracked weld in the chain stay.
Called the company and the owner said he would contact me about a new frame. Never did. Piece of junk is hanging in my basement.
Bike Setup: Manitou EFC, Sun Ryno Lites, Grafton Cranks, Specialized riser bars, Thomson post.
from Wanaka, New Zealand
Date Reviewed: December 28, 2001
Strengths: Nice as geometry and angles real stiff back end corners real nice and can mount a disk on the rear
Weaknesses: the horizontal dropouts suck they keep moving, the trye clearance in the back and it can only take a small chainguide. nothing to great but still a little hassle
a rad as little hardtail dual bike rocks on smooth stuff and corners real good has a low as centre of gravity and could carve up anything on the market!!! but a little niggle is the clearance for the trye in the back end and the dropouts would be primo as if had more clearance and had a mount for the rear axle!!! get one they rock on
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