The Dakota dXC Race is a speed demon, ready To help you accomplish your personal best. Jamis used Kinesis SuperLight (KSL) Tubing in orderTo keepThe bike as light as possible.The slopingTopTube allows for maximum stand over clearance.The semi- integrated headTube and gusseted downTube increase frontal strength, whichThe carbon fiber monostay adds additional lateral stiffness and vibration damping.The nimble nature of a hardtail allows youTo whipThroughThe course with grace.The Dakota dXC Rac
Strengths: its fast!, very fast. its geometry is agressive and you can trash it around and beat on it, XT shifter shifts fast, the rock shox recon race is one of the best i've tried.
Weaknesses: it can wear you out a little.
this is one of the better bikes i've tried, its geometry enables me to lay forward on it and really attack the trails.
it suits agressive riders, the harder i push it the better it gets.
the price on dakotas is higher than it says here, there new price was about $1800
Ridge Riders of the Black Hills are again putting the labor back in Labor Day Weekend, September 5th. If you have not had the chance to ride this course or event now is a good time to check it out. Great start/finish area in Spearfish City Park/Campground. 3 mile gravel climb to some fine singlet ... Read More »
If you are tired of high priced over rated big box races check out the Dakota Five-0. Ridge Riders of the Black Hills have been putting on mountain bike events since 1985. This year marks the 10th year of the Dakota Five-0. Putting the Labor Back In Labor Day Weekend Sept. 5 2010. Putting the gr ... Read More »
Just thinking out loud, would JeffCo ever allow an all mountain type race on top of Dakota ridge? I'm thinking with all that's going on with Apex that JeffCo would be very resaitant to this type of race. The thinking was a mass/uncompetitive ride to the middle of the Ridge.Then a time trial start un ... Read More »