DK General Lee 2004 Freestyle Dirt Jumper

4.11/5 (9 Reviews)
MSRP : $199.95


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Reviews 1 - 9 (9 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by bmxcherryhill a Weekend Warrior from Cherry Hill, NJ

Date Reviewed: December 2, 2008

Strengths:    Sweet Frame, nice colors, sturdy

Weaknesses:    1- piece cranks, big sprocket and big freewheel, white frame got scratched and smothered everywhere

Bottom Line:   
got this thing down to 26 pounds, not bad for an pretty unexperienced bike technician, lol

sweet for jumping dirt ramps, sturdy as can be , invest...

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Favorite Trail:   Haddon Twp. bakctrails

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $215.00

Purchased At:   Erlton Bike Shop

Similar Products Used:   Dk Rage, Dk Cinci, Dk Dayton, Dk Step-up, Dk 8-pack

Bike Setup:   hella light bars, united grips, eastern stem, shadow post, felt clamp, premium seat, alienation f rim and hub, haro back rim and hub, 13t driver, 36t eastern sprocket, 3- piece chromoly cranks, haro fork, american bb, 2 inches cut off bars

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by nick trimb a Weekend Warrior from dayton

Date Reviewed: October 1, 2007

Strengths:    has a great strong frame and is pretty light. i have jumped the crap out of this thing and nothing has broke. I've even crashed pretty bad and the bike looks and rides brand new.

Weaknesses:    the chain wheel and free wheel suck somthin feirce. the size's are all wrong i went with a 25t instead of the original 39t and a 10t free wheel my bike flys now but thats the only down part the bike is great for the money

Bottom Line:   
the bike is great for the money and the only down part is the chain wheel and freewheel if you fix that your general lee will be an outstanding bike to do dirt or street. i personly prefer street but then again i dont race so what ever your personal preferance is

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Favorite Trail:   street

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $270.00

Purchased At:   k&g bike shop

Similar Products Used:   DK eight pack, Dk rage, Dk fury, Dk dayton

Bike Setup:   season 25t chain wheel (black) 10t freewheel with new rims

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Seven Rice a Weekend Warrior from tucson,az,usa

Date Reviewed: July 20, 2007

Strengths:    frame,the macho hubs,cranks,forks arent bad.

Weaknesses:    bars,seatpost,stem slipped

Bottom Line:   
its i sick bike.

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Favorite Trail:   idk.

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $230.00

Purchased At:   broadway bikes

Similar Products Used:   ...

Bike Setup:   maxxis holy roller in back,maxx daddy up front,odyssey classic stem,united squad bars,s&m grips,36 tooth specialized sprocket,13 tooth odyssey freewheel

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Ben Cottrerll a Weekend Warrior from hayle,cornwall

Date Reviewed: June 5, 2006

Strengths:    frame hubs headset

Weaknesses:    rims bars forks

Bottom Line:   
realy good bike for the money and realy light. need to change forks and rims as they are realy weak make a mistake on trails and say good by to the forks and back rim.its an ideal bike to learn to ride trails on.

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Favorite Trail:   hayles secret trails

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $220.00

Purchased At:   hayle cycles

Bike Setup:   s and m pitch forks 48 spoke dv rims

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joey Blanchard a Weekend Warrior from Westland,MI

Date Reviewed: May 8, 2005

Strengths:    the frame,handlebars,seat,hubs

Weaknesses:    1 pices,crank,rims

Bottom Line:   
This bike kicks ass when u upgrade some parts on it.

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Favorite Trail:   john glenn jumps

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $210.00

Similar Products Used:   dont know

Bike Setup:   I got 2 alex triple wall rims,Primo 3 picse,macnil guard 39t

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Steve Hillson from Oakland, Ca

Date Reviewed: November 23, 2004

Strengths:    3 peice cranks, nice looking and farely strong frame, love the ching shen 1.95 tires, 2 peice handlebars

Weaknesses:    the alex 303 rims work for a while but could be better. they should've put sun ryno lites on.

Bottom Line:   
nice and lite dj bike thats good for the intermediate rider. new rims are eventually a big need but it comes with some stock parts that are impressive. im glad i bought the bike

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Favorite Trail:   lots

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $290.00

Purchased At:   Internet

Similar Products Used:   no other dirt specific bikes, many street models though

Bike Setup:   completely stock, hopefully soon i will add sun/ dk big city rim set from www.danscomp.com and possibly get new seet post

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tim turner a Cross Country Rider from richmond,va

Date Reviewed: October 20, 2004

Strengths:    this bike is awesome for dirt jumps.it could be better. the frame material needs to go back to 4130 chromoly and needs 3 piece cranks but other than that this bike is 1 of the best.

Weaknesses:    needs 4130 chromoly frame, 3 piece tubular cranks, and taller bars

Bottom Line:   
this bike is awesome,if you like dirt jumps buy it

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Favorite Trail:   ridgefield pkwy trail

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   dans comp

Similar Products Used:   gt tour, gt compe,x games 360(piece of walmart junk)

Bike Setup:   stock, other than bars

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Maxx Long a Downhiller from Alameda, Ca

Date Reviewed: October 11, 2004

Strengths:    great name. great looks. fairly strong frame and also arguably light compared to others.

Weaknesses:    not sure about the rims. dont't seem too strong we'll see. some parts of the bike such as some of the bolts are very week. I was assembling the bike and i broke one of the bolts on the stem. the bolt was made out of thin aluminum and wasn't very impressive to me.

Bottom Line:   
the bikes pretty good and has a strong frame. What i'm not imprested with is some of the parts on the bike. I'v been riding it for about 3 weeks. I live in the city so going dirtjumping at the local spot isn't too entertaining since the jumps are so small. I haven't really had the chance to go big with the bike yet but hopefully after a trip to sand hill ranch, I'll be able to test the true strength of the bike. I'll probably end up upgrading the rims to sun ryno lites if i can.

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Favorite Trail:   many

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $230.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   diamond back venom "freestyle" bike, converted to dirt style

Bike Setup:   stock so far

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by john donavan a Racer from kahl ohio

Date Reviewed: August 1, 2004

Strengths:    the tire are wicked and the handle bars are 2. the seat is nice it dosent tear at ease 3 piece crank is good with new crank arms.14 millmeter alexs

Weaknesses:    3 peice crank bent the 2nd month i had it the frame cracked on the main tube and the allumnim rims bent my first race i had it in.the fork is pretty weak

Bottom Line:   
the bike needs a lot of adjustments and upgrades and it will be fine i race i dont hit big jumps and it falls a part dont buy it unless you ride and dont pull tricks. if you buy it you need a lot of spare money for better parts.

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Favorite Trail:   hidden valley race course

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $239.00

Purchased At:   cycler paradise

Similar Products Used:   diamondback venom x gt jamie bestwick haro sx 20

Bike Setup:   black widow crank eastern chain tensionors sun lite rims 14 millameter maxxis dirt daddy tires pitch fork lite s m smal bars

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