Flight Bikes Fighter All Mountain Full Suspension

DESCRIPTION

TRAIL SUPERIORITY
100-140mm Travel
5.5 Pound Frame

USER REVIEWS

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[Nov 27, 2006]
Michael
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Awesome frame, amazing handling and overall control is just superior to any other bike that I have ridden. Frame design eliminates just about all “bob” on those tougher climbs and when sprinting.

Weakness:

Nothing Comes to mind, Flight has got everything covered

Buy this bike. Not only does Flight go above and beyond how you want to get your bike set up, they can take anything that you toss at it. All from trails to some rough urban riding. I think the best part about these bikes, is you don't see them all over the trail. You can be apart from the crowd and all the trendy mass produced factory rigs.
I cant wait too see the new bikes Flight is coming out with, like the 29ers, and Trial rigs!

Similar Products Used:

Yeti 575, Klein Mantra, Kona Dawg

[Nov 10, 2006]
Dan L
Cross Country Rider

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Light weight, lots of custom color options, huge amount of standover, climbs really well over just about anything. Descends really well too. Very balanced bike and a great all-around performer.

Weakness:

My bike's a pre-production, so tire clearance is a little tight, and the rear end's a little flexy. The production frames will correct both issues. I'm used to more "neutral" pedaling bikes, so I noticed a little bit of feedback while climbing in the granny gear, but, it's nowhere near as bad as VPP.

This is a great bike for Colorado! It just screams up anything in the middle ring. It's very balanced and predictable, very nice at speed. It's hard to explain, but it's stable and flickable at the same time.

The suspension absorbs bumps extremely well and the low standover height is great for people like me with short legs. The BB height is perfect for techy terrain, but is still low enough to carve. With the adjustable travel (from 4 to 5.5"), and the light weight frame, you can set it up as a versatile trail bike or an XC racer. Mine weighed in at 29lbs with no uber-light parts.

And, you can get pretty much any color scheme you want, so your ride can be as pimpalicious as you are ;) All in all, a great all-around trail bike.

Similar Products Used:

Turner 5 Spot, Yeti 575, Titus Racer X, Intense 6.6

[Nov 29, 2006]
PlushPig
Weekend Warrior

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Strength:

Light weight at 5.5 pounds, adjustable travel, sealed bearings at all locations, stiff rear triangle, great handling, great standover for short riders, and looks awesome.

Weakness:

NONE.

Fantastic design, good price that is comparable to other at the $1600-$1800 price range. Great for short rides to epic rides.

Similar Products Used:

GT STS, and K2 5500 carbon.

[Nov 27, 2006]
Brian T
Racer

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

FIRM, just the right amount of twitch for cornering, I can attack without the bob. I race with 4" rear setting(did I mention NO BOB?) but the change to 5.5", for urban rides, was a simple turn of a hex key. A year of hard riding and no sway. Frame & rear shock was 5.4 pounds(med.) Paint job always turns heads...no other frame co. has anything like it's paint. My son races on an extra small and podiums every race...he's 10 and pushes it like a rigid.

Weakness:

Took a little longer to get the frame custom fitted(I modified seat&head tube angles) but Flight-bikes was totally cool with it. It's a smaller company but many like that because of originality and better focus on quality.

This is a diamond in the rough...none of the bike mags know about this bike...yet! I await the new model. I've been offered great frame deals, from other teams and shops, but I gotta stay with The Fighter. Hard to describe but all the paint jobs were off the frickin hook...no other company was as creative. My bike always gets attention. Can't beat the price for the performance and style!

Similar Products Used:

Giant NRS

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