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can my setup handle Freeride?

CHaDSTeR

Chimp
Sep 19, 2005
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MODEL: 2005 Reign 3 USDM
SIZE: 18"
COLOUR: Silver
FORK: 2006 Marzocchi Z.1SL
SHOCK: Marzocchi Roco R 7.875 X 2.25

WHEELS:
FRON HUB: EASTON HAVOC AM
REAR HUB: EASTON HAVOC AM
SPOKES: Oversize Custom DT Swiss Spokes
RIMS: EASTON HAVOC AM 28mm
F TIRE: Continental Mountain King Supersonic 2.4
R TIRE: Continental Mountain King Supersonic 2.4

STEM: 50mm EASTON HAVOC AM Stem
BAR: 710mm EASTON HAVOC AM Handle Bar
POST: EASTON HAVOC AM Seat Post
GRIPS: Weed Grips
SADDLE: Green Fizi:k Zea:k
HEADSET: Canecreek ZS-6

F BRAKE: Shimano XT Hydraulic / 8" Rotors w/Galfer Semi Metallic pad
R BRAKE: Shimano XT HyDraulic / 8" Rotors w/Galfer Semi Metallic pad
LEVERS: Shimano XT Hydraulic Dual Control
PEDALS:Shimano DX
CRANKSET: Shimano XT Hollowtech II converted to 22/32 with Shimano Bashguard
CHAIN TENSIONER: Blackspire Stinger
CHAIN: Shimano XTR Chain
FREEWHEEL: Shimano XT 9spd 11-34

F DERAILLEUR: Shimano XT
R DERAILLEUR: 2007 Shimano XT Mid Cage w/ Avid Rollamajig and Hanger Banger
F SHIFTER: Shimano XT Hydraulic Dual Control
R SHIFTER: Shimano XT Hydraulic Dual Control

ADDITIONAL PARTS: Lizard Skins chainstay guard, Custom made rear shock guard














 

SquadraCorse

Monkey
Jul 25, 2007
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Ridgefield CT
I don't think it will handle freeride. Chances are the frame will fold in half and the fork will break at the crown the first time out. Don't chance it. Go buy a $4000.00 fully.
 

CHaDSTeR

Chimp
Sep 19, 2005
5
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I don't think it will handle freeride. Chances are the frame will fold in half and the fork will break at the crown the first time out. Don't chance it. Go buy a $4000.00 fully.
I've seen a lot guys abuse this frame and it held up pretty good! Gee Atherton did a huge jump with this exact frame. besides i'm not planning to do a hardcore freeride! I would say light freeride?
 

SquadraCorse

Monkey
Jul 25, 2007
300
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Ridgefield CT
I've seen a lot guys abuse this frame and it held up pretty good! Gee Atherton did a huge jump with this exact frame. besides i'm not planning to do a hardcore freeride! I would say light freeride?
I was just busting your balls man, really nice build and great looking bike:cheers:
 

HAB

Chelsea from Seattle
Apr 28, 2007
10,668
960
Seattle
Those tires won't hold up if you have any rocks where you ride. I scored a free pair, so I gave 'em a shot, and they fell apart in no time. They'd probably make good race day Super D tires, but durability is not there.

Other than that, it looks like you've got a pretty solid bike there.
 

jonKranked

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Nov 10, 2005
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that bike should definitely do you good to get started. As things break (and they will) upgrade them with stronger components.
 

bballboy388

Monkey
Dec 4, 2004
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You can find those grips on S&M's website they come in a few different colors and also come stock on there booze cruise bike :).
 
i think the first thing that will fail is your shifters and or derailuer,

the bike doesnt matter, i have seen guys ride old rigids who could hit more than 5 thousand dollar bikes
Don't listen to this tool. I have the same dual's on my all mountain bike and after countless trips to mammoth and bootleg(did all the drops except the road gap and big red) the only thing that didnt hold up was the paint. People just asume that they are bad for FR because none of there beloved pro's use them.

Go ride and have fun!