Orange Patriot 66 XCEL Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Fork: Manitou Nixon Platinum IT
  • R shock: Manitou Swinger Air 4 way
  • Shifters: Shimano XT R/Fire
  • Brakes: Hope Mono M4
  • Saddle: SDG Bel Air


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by a local from the shore crew a Downhiller from reading

Date Reviewed: January 4, 2006

Strengths:    great rear suspension fox vanilla best ever probaly. front forks rock shox pike might upgrage to fox ???

Weaknesses:    tyres tioga dh factory un-controlable in wet weather try nokian nbx 2.3 front with tioga yellow kirin back 2.1

Bottom Line:   
this bike is the rest bike around if you see my reveiw buy this bike the amount of joy you will get is ridiculous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! trust me!

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Favorite Trail:   fox hill/ and chick sands

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $2200.00

Purchased At:   a.w cycles

Similar Products Used:   kona stinky dee lux/orange 5/orange patriot 7+

Bike Setup:   front forks marzocchi 888RC2X rear fox vanilla brakes hope mono m4 203f 185r rims mavic 719 front halo sas front cranks race face evos! pedals crank bros headset chris king

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Matias Romero a Weekend Warrior from Córdoba-SPAIN-Europe

Date Reviewed: February 22, 2005

Strengths:    6.6 inch rear travel without bob in a single pivot system

Weaknesses:    perhaps, it may not be able to select anyone shock that swinger in the serial set up.

Bottom Line:   
An autentic endurance-FR bike. So lighter for its segment, weights 32.45Lb. It's obvious this machine goes down like a patriot missil but really, really amazing, it's possibilities of set up to transformer in a marathon bike. Only five minutes to set up pressures and travels of SPV and TST dial from Marzocchi forx. A grasshopper with 170mm travel in booth wheels or a marathon-endurance machine with 130mm. What do you like it?

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Favorite Trail:   Corkscrew & Hi baby dh trails

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1950.00

Purchased At:   Talleres Muedra

Similar Products Used:   Orange Patriot 2001, SantaCruz Heckler '03, Intense Uzzy slx

Bike Setup:   Marzocchi Bomber All Mountain SL '05 forx, Hope Mono M4 brake disc, mavic Crossmax XL disc, thomson, SDG S7000ti Saddle, Protapper bar, Conti Vertical Pro UST tires 2.3", Shimano XT transmision and shifters.

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