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ESR VISE GRIP Frameset

5/5 (7 Reviews)


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ESR VISE GRIP


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Reviews 1 - 7 (7 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by dari a Downhiller from na

Date Reviewed: August 18, 1999

Strengths:    
After a year of hard riding doing drops ive bent 3 rim sets on this bike and not once has the frma ehad anything go wrong with it
lots of travel i was told if i only want 9 inches norbe rule or something that i will have a new linkage plate with 4 diffrent travel adjusments on it 4 6 8 and 9 or old one has 9.25 but .25 doesnt really do alot if i falling


Weaknesses:    
not really anthing had trouble getting it to do tight turns but now it rails


Bottom Line:   
Great bike Im goign to sell this bike and get the new vise 2 its crazy looking it gets 6 8 9 and 12 inches yes 12 comes with 2 shocks 1 shock cant run all those diffrent travel well i put a review on that when i get it but this bike is amamzing buy it

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Favorite Trail:   
na

Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
nothing even near the quality


Bike Setup:   
stock factory set up

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Shaum not march a Downhiller from Utah

Date Reviewed: August 5, 1999

Strengths:    
Finally came
Travel
Tire clearence fits a nokian gazz in the rear and still has clearence its amazing
linkage works amazing
no flex sealed bearing pivots
lots of travel


Weaknesses:    
Cant get them anymore
welder died


Bottom Line:   
the best bike ive owned email them at bbjb89@hotmail.com cause if your thinking of getting one there going really fast

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Favorite Trail:   
Fastes way down the hill

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
nothing compares


Bike Setup:   
monster t xtr raceface mavic

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Gary a Downhiller from North shore

Date Reviewed: July 26, 1999

Strengths:    
Frame is super strong i had it built up with all the goodies that the companie suggested for the best ride and it cost me but man if id of knowen it ould ride this good id of paid twice that


Weaknesses:    
waiting to have them build {but hey when you build them by hand its worth it}


Bottom Line:   
Bottom line email them and talk to one of these great guy/girls they will hook you up so good that you wont want to ever buy another bike again i cant wait till there slalom bike comes out in a month man from what i hear they will costum build it to run the fork your going to use and from the proto photo he sent me it puts all slalom bikes to sham o did i mention you can either run it rigid or run it with 4.7 inches of travel yes finally a bike that can go course to course always having the advantage

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Favorite Trail:   
twisty with big drops

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Bike Setup:   
Vise grip frame {custom flame paint}
monter t 8 inch yes 8 these guys can buld a monnster to give 8 inches of super plush travel and to me it even feels stiffer plus i dont no how but it way 3 grams less
race face headset crank bb
mrp chain gude hayes brakes deemax wheels azonic bar and stem thompson post sdg big boy saddle xtr rear der and cutsom dh xtr pod yes these guys costum build tuns of stuff i got there email adress and next thing i know im talking to the owner of the company yes he does his share to and man he builds amazing bike like all im say you tell him were you riding and they will personally dial it for your weight and riding style and your most ridden terain this bike rocks

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Aaron Metalin a Downhiller from Sweden

Date Reviewed: July 23, 1999

Strengths:    
Travel
No pedal feed back
Angles size
looks
ajustability


Weaknesses:    
Trying to get one


Bottom Line:   
What a bike I saw one at a race rode it and fell in love all im saying is any bike that Ryan Mcnabe the freerider will trust on the death trails he ride im talking 6 to 10 foot drops and 15 foot jumps and bigger gaps that is and rock sections I couldnt walk before let lone ride all im saying is this frame put with the parts of your choice would make you at least 20 secounds faster ive actaully gone up from senior sport mid pack on a m1 {NICE RIG TO} to senior ex to 5 consistent and ive even hit the podium 2
all im saying is who ever rides this bike becomes faster

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Favorite Trail:   
Switch drops

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
none even match it


Bike Setup:   
MONSTER T
XTR
HAYES
MAVIC
IRC
NOKIAN
KORE

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Dave a Downhiller from BC

Date Reviewed: July 23, 1999

Strengths:    
Adjustable travel for any condition i mean any


Weaknesses:    
hand built meaning you go to wait for a bike not saying bad construction its amazing


Bottom Line:   
I was worried about buying a bike that I never rode but once i got it and set it up Ill never ride another bike again its amazin

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Favorite Trail:   
NORTH SHORE

Duration Product Used:   
less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   
All the dh rigs


Bike Setup:   
I got all sorts of crazy costum parts

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Na a Downhiller from na

Date Reviewed: July 19, 1999

Strengths:    
No frame flex good for dh bike
plenty of travel 4 to 8.75 inches no chain grow with the vise linkage amazing costumer service i got wrong size in 2 days they had sent a bike to me of the right size and some cool garb because i had to wait


Weaknesses:    
Hard to get this bike they build to order you have to sen money in advance


Bottom Line:   
Buy this bike I went from junior ex to pro in 7 races so it works well

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Favorite Trail:   
DOWNHILL

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Intence m1
rm9
schwinn straight 8
none even equal the quality of this bike


Bike Setup:   
esr vise frame
hannebrink or monster t depending on course
mammoth rims hayes disk
race face headset cranks
azonic stem axion bar
primo pedals
hugi hubs
and other cool stuff
this bike is the best dh bike currently on the market trust me you cant possibly test it for dh purposes or even some trails at 4 inches thow

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Steve a Downhiller from ohio

Date Reviewed: July 19, 1999

Strengths:    
No flex
Amazinglinkage no pedal feed pack
is a desenct trail bike but is a pig when set up for dh
hand made
bearing pivots
adjustable travel
looks good


Weaknesses:    
no site so you have to get a email address bbjb89@hotmail.com
made to order can be a little bit of a wait


Bottom Line:   
This is one if not the altimit bike the owner onf the company races dh and made this bike to work to his expectations so no flex bearing pvots no pedal feed back looks cool strong as hell amazing costumer service

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Favorite Trail:   
Rythm drops saint anne

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
m1 mushy and pedal feed back
st.8 slow and turns bad


Bike Setup:   
esr vise frame race face xtr monter t
hayes all the best for my baby

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