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Steelhead for ds/4x?

Discussion in 'BMX & Dirt Jumping' started by livetheride514, Sep 23, 2005.

  1. livetheride514

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    How would a steelhead do for ds and 4x? Would that just be a dumb idea? Or should I beef up my jekyll and race that? (that's what Cedric rode before the Prophet)
     

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  2. aznfreerdr08

    aznfreerdr08 Monkey

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    steelheads are a bit heavy, but if you're comfortable with it.....
     
  3. rpk1988

    rpk1988 90210

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    You could run your Jekyll or just buy a Prophet 4X. They are super sweet and you will like it 10x's better then your Jekyll. Look into the Azonic DS-1.
     
  4. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    I'll be racing mine 4x/DS next year.
     
  5. bigdrop05

    bigdrop05 Monkey

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    Steelheads have a real steep HA{head angle}.
    Some riders love it. I personally hate it.
     
  6. bikerpunk98199

    bikerpunk98199 Turbo Monkey

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    dude i race 4x on mine it works great even w/ my z150. i love it i wana try ds on it i think itd work fine
     
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  7. Odd is he

    Odd is he Chimp

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    Steel heads=shyt

    Their so mass produced that its a "hit or miss" situation. Don't get a steelhead
     
    #7 -   Oct 2, 2005
  8. aznfreerdr08

    aznfreerdr08 Monkey

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    yeah seriously, complete hit or miss. i know people who snapped the frame with a little 100mm fork on it, and i ran mine for as a fr bike for a while with a 150mm fork on it, and its perfect. so pretty much it's luck whether you get a strong one or not.
     
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  9. FR Dragon

    FR Dragon Chimp

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    Damn I hope I got a strong one (not done building yet)
     
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  10. McGRP01

    McGRP01 beer and bikes

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    :stupid: My steelhead build is in process as well...