Mr. Dirt Boomerang Chain Accessories

3/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $99.00


Product Description

Mr. Dirt Boomerang


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by brian a Downhiller from pa

Date Reviewed: November 3, 2000

Strengths:    easily replaced with mrp

Weaknesses:    everything

Bottom Line:   
worst piece of crap ever made. mr dirt should be ashamed of this junk. the plastic guides shred and jam chain the metal arms bend very easily.this cost me a few dnf. it came on my kona i replaced it with a mrp and have no problems. kona agrees its junk but still puts it on dh bikes, i thik to save some bucks.

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Favorite Trail:   whitetail

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   mrp

Bike Setup:   kona stab delux

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by pete a Downhiller from ON,Canada

Date Reviewed: August 15, 2000

Strengths:    works alright in dry conditions

Weaknesses:    jams up with mud
plates are weak as hell bent once and has been useless since
I originally used for two dry races and it was fine as you can see from my previous review
but one wet one and its trashed now, no longer usable
lower guide hangs down


Bottom Line:   
down buy this unless you live in the desert

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Similar Products Used:   none

Bike Setup:   cheeta prowler dh

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by pete a Downhiller from on,CAN

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2000

Strengths:    works
don't have to think about it


Weaknesses:    bit hard to put on

Bottom Line:   
works great, no noise, little maint.
haven't got them terribly wet yet though
go get em, there reasonably affordable and better than
the roller type

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Similar Products Used:   ac, mrp

Bike Setup:   CHeeta prowler DH, ud180, rf cranks, mammoth wheels, fox rc

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:3
Submitted by duncan a Downhiller from bristol, uk

Date Reviewed: February 17, 2000

Strengths:    Hasn't lost the chain from the top guide

Weaknesses:    top plate snapped after about three months use in the dry, but by combining the remains with a DMR mech-verter I have a fully floating top guide, which has been awesome, even throughout the GB winter.
the bottom guide clogs with mud alot and the chain ends up doubling up between the chainring and the guide, which doesn't stop your run, but sounds and feels like all hells gonna break lose.Also the bottom guide plate is really bendy.


Bottom Line:   
This is a good idea let down by the really cheesy mild steel plates conecting the guides to the BB. If this were beefed up to AC standards, I would buy it again, if not, see ya.

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Duration Product Used:   6 months

Similar Products Used:   DMR speed guide

Bike Setup:   Kona Stab DeeLux

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Steve a Downhiller from U.K.

Date Reviewed: October 18, 1999

Strengths:    
Hold your chain on when the trails are dry.you can run small chain rings for tight courses.


Weaknesses:    
Blocks up with mud. Bends easily.


Bottom Line:   
During the brief U.K. summer this chain device worked great with very few problems but as soon as it started to rain and the courses got muddy the guides got clogged up and caused the chain to double up on the bottom guide. I was having to take the guide apart after every run to clean it out (during limited practice time thats a real pain) in the end it expired halfway down a run as it turned in to a lump of twisted metal.
Kind of ironic its made by a company called Mr. Dirt. Would be 4 stars if I rode where it was dry all year round.

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Duration Product Used:   
6 months

Similar Products Used:   
None yet


Bike Setup:   
Marin Wildcat

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by the d man a Downhiller from oz now japan

Date Reviewed: July 8, 1999

Strengths:    
price - swapped it for red spd dh pedals (i win)
it works


Weaknesses:    
fark all


Bottom Line:   
get this bit of kit, it rocks. my mate runs ac on his giant dh 2, and it`s noisy. this took a while to wear in but now it`s sweet as. i love my boomerang.

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Favorite Trail:   
kamikaze run

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
mrp
ac


Bike Setup:   
m 1
marzocchi jr t

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