Hoffman Bikes Flow 2003 Freestyle Dirt Jumper

4.82/5 (11 Reviews)
MSRP : $250.00


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Reviews 1 - 11 (11 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Eric Seelin a Weekend Warrior from Stony Brook, NY, united States

Date Reviewed: July 22, 2007

Strengths:    it is very strong frame

Weaknesses:    stem and rims

Bottom Line:   
love it and i want another one you should get it if you have the money.....

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   my friend

Similar Products Used:   nothing my other bike is a free agent

Bike Setup:   all made into pro parts exsept the frame

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jon Devlin a Weekend Warrior from Broken Arrow, OK, U.S.A.

Date Reviewed: October 2, 2006

Strengths:    Great frame design and durability. Very strong and stable.

Weaknesses:    Rims are a bit soft for dirt jumping, I snapped the seam jumping one day.

Bottom Line:   
Amazing bike for a great price, very good deal!

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Favorite Trail:   Eastland Trails

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Velocity Psycho Rear wheel mounted on Odyssey Hazard hub, everything else stock and still working smoothly.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Emily Majkrzak a Weekend Warrior from Blaine MN USA

Date Reviewed: November 12, 2005

Strengths:    Good Solid build, Lots of FLOW on the trails...believe me. Strong frame, id say damn near indistructible. Strong fork and bars

Weaknesses:    Brake system and crank arms. Brakes are weak and crank arms are heavy

Bottom Line:   
Ok listen to me, get on your bike right after you read this and get a feel for it. Bunny hop, fufanu and 180. Thats all you need to understand a TON about this bike and what to expect. Its a solid bike and it takes a hard beating! I loved it so much i was nicknamed after it and tattooed the exact same lettering FLOW on my neck! Take it from me. Have fun. ok peace out

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Favorite Trail:   MGM

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $270.00

Purchased At:   sunset Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Hoffman products

Bike Setup:   past: flow frame, profile cranks, kink sprocket, KNC chain, hoffman ims, s&m logo seat, odyssey brakes, odessey fork, destruction SP, LS grips, hoffman fist stem, gyro, random other parts but its all the frame!

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jon a Racer from Broken Arrow, OK

Date Reviewed: August 2, 2005

Strengths:    Cranks are strong, forks and handle bars are great, and the fram is really durable!

Weaknesses:    The stock rims break easily at the seam if ridden too hard.

Bottom Line:   
This bike is durable and reliable for either a beginning rider or experienced, it is heavy for this kind of bike but still a great quality, nothing less expected from the Condor and his team!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Eastland Trails

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Similar Products Used:   Hoffman Condor

Bike Setup:   Stock setup with Odyssey Hazzard Cassette rear hub and Velocity rim.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by shane hoffman a Weekend Warrior from gordonvale

Date Reviewed: February 19, 2005

Strengths:    every thing. the crancks r strong. the frame and the wheels

Weaknesses:    nothin really, except probrably the grips and the brake pads

Bottom Line:   
go bye this bike. it is the best i have ever riden. dont buy the rythem when you can get the flow for half price and the same value.

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Favorite Trail:   golf coarse

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   edge cycle works

Similar Products Used:   hoffman alias star series

Bike Setup:   mainly stock with new triple wall x factor rims and new grips

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jack Birchall a Weekend Warrior from England

Date Reviewed: January 14, 2005

Strengths:    Frame is strong, wheels are extra strong, cranks are unbreakable.

Weaknesses:    Weights around 36 pounds

Bottom Line:   
dont look back purchase one and keep riding, if you find a problem with it its your folt not the bikes folt remeber that, becasue its unbreakable. its a super strong beast. better than a haro!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Park Rides

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   local bike shop

Similar Products Used:   Gt performer old school

Bike Setup:   New odysey spocket, primo cranks, primo hub with alex rim etc

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ian Marks a Weekend Warrior from Washington,PA Usa

Date Reviewed: December 11, 2003

Strengths:    AWESOME BIKE!!! It is super strong and comes with a lot of the more expesive parts that come on the Rythem star like the Hoffman Super Stem, and 3 piece cranks! Usually you only get hi-ten bars when you buy a bike with a chromoly mainframe. I used it for street, park, dirt, vert, and even flatland sometimes, and nothing came loose everything is perfect. The weight isn't too heavy for bunnyhops! I do just fine!The 36 spoked wheels work just as well as a pair of 48 spoked wheels.The duro jumper tires are great for any kind of riding!

Weaknesses:    the grips might be a little slippery, but they are easily replaced.


Bottom Line:   
Why pay twice this price for the same thing while you can own the flow? great for any rider level! This bike is perfect for anyone! I love this bike and will buy products from Hoffman again! This is a strong bike!!!!
KEEP UP THE GOOD BIKE MAKING MAT!!

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Favorite Trail:   South Park! I also ride a lot of skateparks too

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $259.00

Purchased At:   A bikeshop in Lochaven

Similar Products Used:   The Hoffman rythem star which is the same thing exept it has a full cromo frame and chain tenshioners. It even weighs the same too!

Bike Setup:   I bought new Pryme tat-2 grips which look great the all green parts. I also added a red oddysey slic cable, and blue redline chain tenshioners. I put some pegs on too for street and park.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rob Michel a Weekend Warrior from Petoskey MI USA

Date Reviewed: June 25, 2003

Strengths:    strong bike it has a nice stock setup with a 3pc crank

Weaknesses:    the wheight and the brake pads are weak but thats no biggy

Bottom Line:   
it a strong bike, but dont get it if your really weak

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $260.00

Purchased At:   latitude 45

Similar Products Used:   hoffman rythm but that is over 400$

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brian 13 Wilson a Weekend Warrior from NJ

Date Reviewed: June 4, 2003

Strengths:    very powerful cranks, handelbars and rims... ive punded alot into this bike and it still rides perfect!!!

Weaknesses:    the only weakness on this bike is that it ways 37 lbs or up to 40 lbs. i would not recomend buying this bike if you are not that strong because you will need to pull up 40 lbs. but trust me, if you buy it you will be still pleased...

Bottom Line:   
The bottom line is that this is a great and powerful bike to ride. If you buy this bike you will be greatly pleased with the parts that come stock. Usualy this bike will come with double wall rims if you have a good bike shop. This bike is the nicest bike i have ever had. I used to have a treck tr.20 ... that was nice, but this puts that bike out of the water... YOU HAVE TO GET THIS BIKE!!!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   pleasant hills

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $275.00

Purchased At:   eds bike shop

Similar Products Used:   HOFFMAN RYTHEM they are basicly the same thing but just little things on the bike like the fork and chain...

Bike Setup:   i ride mine mostly stock right now and im fine with everything on it...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Rodger Rynd a Weekend Warrior from Sturgis michigan usa

Date Reviewed: March 5, 2003

Strengths:    the best bike ever im a hard rider and i loved it w/e i did it never flintched or broke 36 pounds is heavey but its STRONG!!! this bike is for the trail rider mostly i think that for the price you cant get a better bike and its for a stronger rider

Weaknesses:    the weight but thats overcomable i think thats it underways the strengths the bike should be rode by strong riders becasue of the weight......but try it you wont regret it

Bottom Line:   
this is by far the best bike i have reviewed and i have liked it so much that i will only buy from hoffman from now on!!!!! the bike is the best you can posibly buy for the price

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Favorite Trail:   my own trail >

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $289.00

Purchased At:   Dans comp

Similar Products Used:   rythem basicaly the same thing with chain tencianers and little other things......and its a hoffman!!!!

Bike Setup:   stock .......for now

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Emily Majkrzak a Weekend Warrior from Blaine, MN US

Date Reviewed: January 7, 2003

Strengths:    Awsome bike! It gives you your rythm and flow perfectly! It may be a bit heavy, but I lioke it, it proves strength! It gives you a very smooth ride, like riding a million bucks! A nice 3pc, and smooth landing is on it, and well as a great flex in the air. This bike is great, and at a great price compared to its almost identical match, the rythm, which hits around $450-$500!

Weaknesses:    Really none. The only small thing that recently happened was from me pounding it, and the brake lever spring is peaking out a tad, that is it!

Bottom Line:   
This bike is great for all you advancing trick learners. Sure, you could spend more, but why? I have pounded alot out of my bike, and it rides almost like new each time!

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Favorite Trail:   5-Spot

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   Sunset Cycle

Similar Products Used:   Hoffman Rythm. Don't go for it unless you are weak and can't pull up nearly 40 lbs. It is almost the same thing as the flow, just has the super fork and some tensors. But much more pricy!

Bike Setup:   3pc crank, jump bars, platforms, usually double walls if you have a good bike shop, fair brake system, the works

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