Orange Patriot XCEL Freeride Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Saddle: SDG Bel Air
  • Headset: Hope
  • Stem: Thomson X4
  • Tyres: Kenda Nevegal 2.35 kevlar
  • Rims: WTB Dual Duty FR
  • Hubs: Hope Pro 2
  • Fork: Fox 36 TALAS R 160mm
  • R shock: Manitou Evolver Air X4


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Mark a Weekend Warrior from devon

Date Reviewed: January 27, 2007

Strengths:    latural stiffness, excellent shock, adjustability

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
This frame and shock is awsome, so plush you dont feel anything, i compaired it directly to my old patriot and there is no comparison. this frame is super stiff and the evolver shock is so right for all mountain and light freeride, but the actual frame could take so much more. frame and shock weighs in at 7lb which is super light for a 6.6 inch travel frame. lovely smooth lines and with a sliding shock mount you can slacken the head angle to give you the feel of a downhill frame. This is sooooooo cool, if your an orange fan buy it.

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Favorite Trail:   any uk

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1260.00

Purchased At:   bike-it.......barnstaple......devon

Similar Products Used:   2004 orange patriot,

Bike Setup:   rockshox lyric 2 step, hope mono 6, xt & sram, mavic 321

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