Planet X Pitbull Hardtail Frame Freeride Hardtail

3.83/5 (6 Reviews)

Product Description

This is the Pitbull - A sort of accident, exactly what happens when you combine a Bommer frame a Jack Flash geometry, and input from a room full of riders who want something strong to do crazy moves on.

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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brian from San Rafael, CA

Date Reviewed: October 14, 2007

Strengths:    STRONG, steel, geometry

Weaknesses:    weight

Bottom Line:   
this bike is awesome!!! i bought it at sea otter for a great price, and it came with a seat and seatpost. its strong, and steady in the air and can take hard hits. its great for street, dirt, park, and much more.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   sea otter classic

Bike Setup:   dj2, loco front, ditch witch back, stylo crankset, deore hydro rear brake, a-frame pedals

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Robert McGregor a Weekend Warrior from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2007

Strengths:    - Great Price
- super strong
- built in cro-mo derailer hanger
- good looks

Weaknesses:    - heavier then your uncle joe after thanksgiving dinner
- The rear of the frame is poorly designed, the tubes behind the seat tube have pitch fork type ends that give you serious bruses if you hit them with your legs.

Bottom Line:   
I would recomend this frame to anyone that abuses there bike regularly. ie: Trials, DJ, Urban and Park riders.
Its a heavy frame at 7.5lbs but, you won't notice it when compared to a aluminum park style frame.
With a built in derailer hanger and next to no flex. It will give you the trust in your equpment that you need for trials/urban riding.

5 terds all around!

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $130.00

Purchased At:   Ebay

Similar Products Used:   Kona scrap, GSR hooligen, GF mullet

Bike Setup:   Trials set up
- HS33 brakes w/ boosters front and rear.
- Maxxis holy rollers.
- Rhyno light rims ( terrible for trials )
- other irrelivent stuff.

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:2
Submitted by stephen jennings a Weekend Warrior from canada

Date Reviewed: July 25, 2005

Strengths:    i got this frame on crash replacement for m planet x bommer... i cracked it in 4 places in 2 months and again i have to pay crash replacement for another frame...

Weaknesses:    all welds.. becase i cracked pretty much all of them

Bottom Line:   
if u are a hard rider dont buy this frame.. bottom line

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Favorite Trail:   street

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   283.00

Similar Products Used:   planet x bommer,416 renolds,banshee scratch, norco moment,on one gimp, black market mob,

Bike Setup:   dual 24 double tracks, sherman flick camo, px bars, funn stem, no frame anymore, avid rear break

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by craig murrant a Weekend Warrior from red deer,alberta, canada

Date Reviewed: April 27, 2005

Strengths:    nice bike, has good geometry and everything, solid.

Weaknesses:    the frame snaped within the first week i had it, so i got warrenty and it craked again.

Bottom Line:   
bike is nice but it needs to stop breaking.

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Favorite Trail:   park/dirtjumps

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $450.00

Purchased At:   off my friend

Similar Products Used:   dmr sidekick, norco team trials

Bike Setup:   dirt jumper 3's, 24' double track rear, 26' double track front. azonic 454 cranks,

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joe from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: January 2, 2005

Strengths:    strong and stable, nice geomatry for street and park, weight isent a big problem

Weaknesses:    not as "trialsie" as they said on the website

Bottom Line:   
this frame is amazing if you have enough money to buy all the really good componants to put this bike to its potential, my compnants now arent the best, yet the bike still feel good in the skate park. this frame is really good for the price, and the 7lbs weight dosent really matter.

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Favorite Trail:   OSP

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Purchased At:   $328+tax

Similar Products Used:   .243 racing

Bike Setup:   05 Manitou stance flow fork(120mm), tightend chain only 5 gears, husselfelt cranx, duel 26" alex mx 22 rims with a rear hookworm and a front Kenda Kenetic, velo camo fr seat, hayes mx2 mech 6" disc, shimano hubs, Fr stem and riser bars

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Hrast a Weekend Warrior from Slovenia

Date Reviewed: July 6, 2004

Strengths:    Strength, geometry

Weaknesses:    Weigth

Bottom Line:   
Trials geometry in a cromo form. Frame feels heavy, but complete bike doesn't seem heavy at all. Great geometry (short chainstay). If you put soem big fork on the frame, it's ok. BB is a bit higher, but it doesn't bother at all. Bunyhop and manual are easier. Great funbike.

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Favorite Trail:   street

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   Veb Company LJ

Similar Products Used:   XC bikes, tried out Echo Urban and Univega TR626&TR620

Bike Setup:   Judy SL, dialed at 115 mm, short stem, road cassette + road rear mech, avid cable disks. I'm waiting for V-brake posts, to go on V-brakes and singlespeed (nothing to brake then).

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