Spooky darkside Bike 1998 or Older

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1100.00


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Spooky darkside


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Ed Thompson a Cross-Country Rider from Huntington, NY

Date Reviewed: October 11, 1999

Strengths:    
Light-weight frame
Geometry
Cool Factor


Weaknesses:    
Fat welds (who cares?)
Decals need replacing often


Bottom Line:   
Ideal bike for east coast singletrack. Great for climbing, log-hopping. Everyone asks What's a Spooky? 3 years of hard riding by 190 lb. guy, no signs of stress (on the bike at least!)

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Favorite Trail:   
Stillwell Woods

Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   
Klein Attitude
Trek 970


Bike Setup:   
19 Darkside; XTR Drivetrain, brakes; RaceFace everything else; Mavic Crossmax wheels; Ritchey ZMax tires; RSHX Judy SL

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Keith deLeeuw a Cross-Country Rider from Grapevine, TX

Date Reviewed: September 25, 1999

Strengths:    
Lightweight Easton Elite frame (3 lbs)
Excellent climber


Weaknesses:    
None


Bottom Line:   
Frame geometry is excellent for technical singletrack. The long top tube and short chainstay make it an excellent climber. The high bottom bracket clearance pretty much eliminates grinding the chainring over logs or rocks. Worth the high cost.

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Favorite Trail:   
Northshore

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
None that compare...
M2 Stumpy
Schwinn s96.1
etc.


Bike Setup:   
Everything Raceface has to offer, XTR, Altek, etc.

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Went to the darkside.. EMD 29er build made from a ladies GTw!

The build all started with an impluse buy. Impulse, meaning a 1 week obsession with the idea of NEEDING a 29er. The frame went on sale on Jenson and boom. I got a fork new due to my lovely Amazon Prime membership and 3 days later, the EMD was born. The compenents (less the fork, stem, and headset) a ... Read More »

cold on the darkside of da m00n !

i have always heard it was cold on the darkside of the moon but today we rode there ! we started out leaving bloom temp of 20 with with wind making it about 7 according to the weather person . when arival we met up with great riding friends . it was a great ride and we took it a great pace . it w ... Read More »

Back to the darkside...

After 2 years riding my 'Cog, I bought a '12 Stumpy EVO 29 HT. Its 1x10 and has a Fox fork. Decided I wanted a little more versatility but still wanted to keep it simple. The rigid SS has been a blast and made me a stronger/better rider without a doubt. The 1x10 is great; a few extra gears when ... Read More »

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