Specialized P. Street Singlespeed

User Reviews (21)

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rwilson   Weekend Warrior [May 09, 2011]
Strength:

Absolutely ridiculously overbuilt chromoly frame. Unstoppable air fork (2005 Marzocchi Dirt Street 24's), DH stem, bars, and headset, GYRO, great brakes (even though they are rim brakes, they don't feel like it), beastly trials cranks with long arms and a taco cog guard, well built wheelset with VERY DURABLE hubs (rear hub allows chain to be mounted to either left or right side, or BOTH for an unique appearance), and fantastic tires.

Weakness:

With all these strengths, the bike is unbreakable. However, this comes at a price, and in this case, that price is WEIGHT. It tips the scales at over 35 lbs... A bit much for street but i'm willing to compensate for the unreal fit and finish, and the durability.

This bike is 6 years old. I bought it un-used, and I have not once regretted it. If you're schizophrenic like me, and are not sure if you want to do DJ, street, Skate Park, free-ride, or just ripping' around the city, this is the bike for you.

Similar Products Used: Where do I start... oh, DJ bikes in general. Blk Mrkt, Norco, Specialized, NS, you name it. I've probably tried it.
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
Aaron   Downhiller [Jun 30, 2009]
Strength:

frame and hubs so far are doing really well

Weakness:

i hade to replace the wheel set. i destroyed the wheels no problem. then i had to replace the crank set it was way to heavy.i didnt like the mechanical disks and thought the rotors where to small so upgrade. also replaced the stem.i didnt like the grab of the tires on dirt or street so had them replaced also.keep in mind i ride hard and beat this bike almost to death before the rebuild.

bottom line is i put this bike through the ringer and it keeps coming back for more. a very smooth ride that i cant get enough of.ive been ridin specialized for many years and dont have much negative feedback. i love the p series and im about to get a new one.buy this bike if you like big air,dirt jumps, and bustin nasty moves.

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Dmfs89   Weekend Warrior [May 30, 2009]
Strength:

Super Strong Forks , built on grind plates big plus....flip flop rear hub...

Weakness:

front end heavy already replaed the rim and hub ryno lite dosent do the jjob although i bought another ryno lite and a specialized flip flop hub and theyve held up on some 12 set gaps since i had it....sweeet.

super diesel tough bike ....either way your looking at a bmx on steroids......

Similar Products Used: specialized hardrock sport small frame.....
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
pedal_or_die88   Weekend Warrior [Apr 29, 2009]
Strength:

Its smooth so smooth the geometry is amazing its like riding a bmx but a big one u get the best of both freeride and bmx 14 mm drops rock and ne one sayin the fork is heavy just isnt ready to ride this bike ne ways ull get used to the DJ overall great for trails parks and especially beatin the hell outta the streets

Weakness:

i find the wheelset could be stronger ive gotta true the rear alot the fronts cool cause its light and i run a HolyRoller on that but the gyro had to go straight cables the way to go and the tabs should be removable but oh well the bike is great

This Bike Kicks the sh*t outta the competition Ive riddin them all Get this bike people

Similar Products Used: Giant STP SS Cannondale Chase Gary Fisher Bitter SE DJ Flyer Stolen Brat GT Bump
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Jordan   Weekend Warrior [Mar 11, 2009]
Strength:

bike is a tank feels very solid and rides very predictably.

Weakness:

heavy, but not really a problem when riding. weight is sign of reliability. wish it has a disc mount. would prefer shorter crank arms, it comes with 180mm ones

although i just got the bike i already love it. feels pretty burly. why, i wonder, didn't they use mechanical discs or at least have a disc brake boss. my guess is to keep 110mm bmx spacing out back. 05' p1 cromo has a rear disc with a gyro and iscg tabs... live and learn

Similar Products Used: voodoo shango, cannondale chase
OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
willc   Weekend Warrior [Sep 30, 2008]
Strength:

great bike a wee bit heavy but its toughness makes up for that

Weakness:

heavy front end, and the rhino lite back rim bends if you land wrong

one of the best bikes ive ever rode for jumping and street riding

Similar Products Used: other specialized bikes p.1 p.2
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
unfunk   [Jan 24, 2006]
Strength:

Frame, Forks, Gyro

Weakness:

Seatpole length, weight, brakes, weight, chainring clearance, weight

This Is Not A Courier Bike. I bought it because it was on special for less than half price, under the assumption that I could ramp up the gearing. The 36t chainring barely clears the frame as it is, and to get a smaller cog on the back involves replacing the rear hub at great cost. The weight of the bike, although decried by many, is not all that noticeable when it is being ridden, and the bike itself rides like a wet dream. My only major problem is the stock rear rim keeps shredding tyres. In the two months that I've owned it, it's sliced the beading away from two tyres, so if you buy one, then make sure your bike store is willing to replace the rim under warranty if the need arises.

Similar Products Used: Specialized P.1
OVERALL
RATING
3
VALUE
RATING
3
David Callaway   Downhiller [May 24, 2007]
Strength:

Really strong bike and can handle really well.

Weakness:

There is no weakness.

If you are looking for an upgrade from a BMX.
"JUST BUY ONE"

Similar Products Used: Haro BMX
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
David Callaway   Downhiller [May 18, 2007]
Strength:

Really solid bike, handles the trails really well.
Good Sun Rims which are really solid.

Weakness:

The bike is really heavy but it doesnt really matter.

If tou want an upgrade from a BMX just go straight to the Specialized P Street. You dont know what you are missing out on.

Similar Products Used: Haro BMX
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
A-Jey   Weekend Warrior [May 14, 2007]
Strength:

I wanted an older model P.Street because of the good reviews so i called a local bike shop and they had a 2004 model still in the box surprisingly in 2007 so they built it up for me. Solid frame and fork. good components except for the pedals (Wellgo sucks)

Weakness:

Front end weight fork, handlebar stem combo heavy, pedals are sh#t!! a few minutes into my ride out of the bike shop i did a few curb jumps and the pedals bent Wellgo brand. Im not a heavy guy and I've been riding since the 80's I took the bike back the next day. they replaced the pedals free of charge. they gave me a pair of SNAFU pedals, no problems since.

Good bike for the money, super solid, killer color combo.
smooth urban rider, great for dirt jumping!!

if you want the most bang for your buck. get the P.Street its indestructible, LOVE the bike you wont be disappointed.

Similar Products Used: 2003-P.1, 2004-P.2, 2004-Giant STP,.. I own all three and they are great bikes also. I highly recommend them.
OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
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