S&M Dirtbike Bike 1998 or Older

4.78/5 (9 Reviews)
MSRP : $550.00


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S&M Dirtbike


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Reviews 1 - 9 (9 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Kevin a Cross Country Rider from Houston, Texas USA

Date Reviewed: April 28, 2010

Strengths:    Handmade in AMERICA!

Weaknesses:    It is tougher than I am.

Bottom Line:   
I am not a BMXer, I ride cross country on a 29er. I built this Mamma Jamma so I could learn to stand up and sprint. My theory is; if I can flow 20" through sand and over roots, then I'll fly on the 29er.

This bike is awesome! It is strong like bull! But it does not weigh a ton. The BB is high and backend is long. It gets over logs great and climbs way better than I expected from such a tiny wheel.

I might learn to jump stumps and be a BMX punk yet!

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Favorite Trail:   Cypresswood

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   Direct

Similar Products Used:   First 20"

Bike Setup:   Pitchfork, Sun Rims, Profile hubs, 39:13, Schwalbe tires, Revenge brakes

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Sick Stickmin a Weekend Warrior from Rochester NY USA

Date Reviewed: January 16, 2008

Strengths:    I have been riding dirt bike classics for 5 years now. It took me 3 years to kill my first. It survived through Brutal abuse (180 down 10+ stares, learning handrails, Brakeless Trails, and countless bails, first bike I flipped, whipped, flip-whipped, flared) It succumbed to barrel roles. The down tube completely detached from the head tube but didn’t end a light Minnie session. I am 6 foot 1 inches and scale in at 180lb. Dirt Bikes take an unimaginable beating.

Weaknesses:    Geometry, the dirt bike never spun or whipped as well as other frames I set up. I attribute this to the lengthy back end and the super sized dropouts. The newer versions are better but still have the sluggish get-around. But this is a plus for trails, felt the best over 15ft + doubles. 990s on chain stays get ground down by the chain when running a 30 or less tooth ratio.

Bottom Line:   
Fantastic frame, wish it was still around for beginners, it was the cornerstone of a bmx revolution. I still ride the dirt bike and love giving it as much hell as I can.There are better frames on the market but the dirt bikes’ a grade A value for people who are just getting into heavier riding. The frame will probably last through you, the little kid next door, and his ratty little friend before you get on a nostalgic trip and want to kill it yourself.

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Favorite Trail:   Honda hills

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   dans

Similar Products Used:   Various dirt bike models, it’s very much like a racing frame.

Bike Setup:   I try to keep it under 30lb. 25t to 9t, primo hollow Ti, midways to vandero 2 front, profile ss mini back, odyssey forks, coalition stem front load, Martinez V bars, Coalition seat, profile gas peddles.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jeffrey Montgomery a Weekend Warrior from SNB

Date Reviewed: January 3, 2008

Strengths:    great overall frame good for rideing trails and around town

Weaknesses:    frame really dosent have any yet alittle paint chips in some spots but overall its awsome

Bottom Line:   
It is a awsome bike to have and build up as your own custom or buy it complete either way it is a kickass bike

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Favorite Trail:   dirt

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   from a freind and parts from Dans comp

Bike Setup:   dirtbike classic frame profile deluxe cranks alex mx 22 rims shadow lil dirty grips odyssey dirtpath tires shadow crow seat primo seat post and clamp s and m slam bars and fly pantera 2 forks fsa pig seald headset animal jump off stem primo e brake with odyssey slic cable and sinz brake lever

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by chris a Weekend Warrior from Mounds View

Date Reviewed: May 5, 2007

Strengths:    super strong and light for a freestyle bmx frame!! wouldnt buy anything else

Weaknesses:    NONE!!!

Bottom Line:   
simple yet extremly functional bmx frame. can be used for dirt street or even racing. i highly recomend this frame to ALL!!!

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $250.00

Purchased At:   danscomp.com

Similar Products Used:   haro supra

Bike Setup:   dirtbike frame, pitchfork, lots of primo and odyssey gear

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Will Culpepper from Woodbury, CT USA

Date Reviewed: August 10, 2003

Strengths:    The frame is so light comin in at 5 pounds 13 ounces for me.(I have last years version) It is really strong even though I've only had it for less than a month. It has great frame geometry.

Weaknesses:    It isn't free.

Bottom Line:   
If your small or light or a trail rider get it, it will be perfect. If your a bigger guy, FBM angel of death or standard STA would be better for you. None the less, this frame is great.

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Favorite Trail:   not sure

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $200.00

Purchased At:   nearby bike shop

Similar Products Used:   nothing similiar...

Bike Setup:   kink low life bars, profile cranks, 4130 chrome fork, alex rims, primo stem

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by brian zahn from whiting, nj, usa

Date Reviewed: June 11, 2003

Strengths:    S&M tough, great geometry, perfect length, light.

Weaknesses:    hard to find

Bottom Line:   
the best trail/ dirt jumping frame ever made. holds up to street and park abuse too. if your a shorter rider and want a frame that will last longer you, look for an older classic dirtbike.

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Favorite Trail:   C.O.D.

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   eastern jane, dk general lee, NG dirtbike, the classic $hits on all of them.

Bike Setup:   dirtbike frame, pitforks, tank headset, kink cross stem, primo pro bars, profiles, standard 45t sproket, triple walls.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Jack from London, UK

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2002

Strengths:    Nice and floaty light especially for a wee lil' rider like me. An absolute CLASSIC frame.

Weaknesses:    Not as built as framesets nowadays so perhaps not suitable if your a complete fat-ass.

Bottom Line:   
F**kin' A

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Now riding a Standard STA.

Bike Setup:   Hoffmann Jumping bars, DK Stem, Pitchforks, Profile cranks blah blah blah

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Rl price a Racer from h-town NV

Date Reviewed: July 6, 1999

Strengths:    
good geometry, not to long or short,not heavy or aluminumlight but a good weight for how string the bike is made props to moeller


Weaknesses:    
nothing


Bottom Line:   
good bike and should last a long damn time

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Favorite Trail:   
money or pittman

Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
ericksons hyper he dont live far from me and thats a good bike too but just wasnt comfortable on it


Bike Setup:   
pitchforks, flights, 48's, slam bars,990's, gyro

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Weird Beard a Weekend Warrior from Smalltown, PA

Date Reviewed: May 23, 1999

Strengths:    
bulletproof


Weaknesses:    
none


Bottom Line:   
best bike i have ever owned. has great geometry, classic looks(who wants one of these ugly ass Y shaped things anyway?), is super stiff, and isnt out of the reach of most wallets. best bike out there to me. simply bulletproof.
thats the bottom line

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Favorite Trail:   
my girlfriends happy trail

Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   
Kastan, GT, Cyclecraft, Free Agent, Auburn, DK, Standard Industries, Renthal, Iron Horse, TNT, MCS, Balance, Parkpre, ELF, SE, Bully, Redline, 2-Hip, Haro, most everything else


Bike Setup:   
Dirtbike frame, Pitch fork, other stuff from Gack, GT, American Classic, Araya, Jive, Profile, DK, Tioga, TNT, S&M

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