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Amber Dorado Bike (discontinued)

Average User Rating: (Spectacular)
Discontinued
Amber Dorado Bike Dorado angle front
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    “Dorado Complete.”

    The Good: I got it for 300$ as a X-mas sale. Full chromo everything , sealed everything , dope build. Frame is like a custom one. Decent parts even though Amber/Ezra are kind of budget parts. I mean for 300$ you can't go wrong. Most parts lasted awhile , frame, bars , seat and front wheel I'm still running !

    The Bad: It's actually like 700$ now and they don't even make this model anymore LOL. The stem is pretty garbage ; slipped and stripped all the time. I even BENT it. Rode my headset loose because I didnt know how to maintain a bike then , and my steerer tube ovalized. The back wheel was good but I ran my chain TIGHT and it blew the bearings .

    Overall Review:

    I got a great deal. I wouldn't mind another Amber complete . It lasted a fair bit of abuse and half the parts I still have and are fine. The deal I got was soooo good it was stupid. I'd get it , if you can find one. but at 700$ you can pick up a whole complete for around 400$ more. So a fair bit but fully custom so take that in mind.

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    Specifications

    Model Year
    Frame Dorado FULL 4130 chromoly frame with butted down tube. Replaceable brake mounts and cable stop. Internal headset, Spanish BB and holes for gyro tabs. **lifetime warranty & lifetime upgrade policy** 20.7" top tube length
        Materials
        Top Tube Length
        Chainstay Length
        Head Tube Angle
        Seat Tube Angle
        Standover Height
        BB Height
        Brakemounts
        Dropouts
    Fork GUERRA, FULL 4130 chromoly with 1pc CNC steerer tube. Machined integrated bearing race and tapered legs
    Handlebar GUERRA "Toro" Bars, 13-butted Chromoly bars, 8.25" x 28"
    Stem EZRA "Guantlet", CNC machined from Billet 7075 Aluminum with Hardended Chromoly Bolts
    Grips Longneck style black
    Bar Ends Nylon
    Headset Sealed bearing 45/45 integrated
    Cranks EZRA Geist 172mm chromoly 48 spline
    Sprocket EZRA "Equis" 25t Alloy sprocket CNC machined from 7075 Billet Aluminum
    Bottom Bracket Sealed bearing Spanish
    Pedals Amber plastic
    Chain Half-link chain
    Driver/Freewheel Sealed bearing, right or left hand drive, 9-tooth one-piece driver w/ 6 Pawls
    Front Rim ALIENATION SKYLARK double wall alloy rim, 36 Hole
    Rear Rim ALIENATION RUNAWAY double wall alloy rim, 36 Hole
    Front Hub EZRA hub 7075-T6 alloy axle, heat-treated chromoly studs.
    Rear Hub EZRA Opus female 7075-T6 alloy axle, heat-treated chromoly studs
    Front Tire Alienation Differential tire, 20 x 2.2", 65psi
    Rear Tire Alienation Differential tire, 20 x 2.2", 65psi
    Spokes 14G Stainless w/ Brass Nipples
    Seat AMBER one-piece seat and alloy post combo
    Seatpost Forged alloy pivotal
    Seatpost Clamp Guerra Internal clamp
    Brakes 990 U style, forged alloy
    Brake Levers Amber 6061 Forged with Hinged Clamp
    Detangler N/A
    Cable Straight cable
    Pegs 2 Included
    Colors Matte Black w/ Gold
    Weight

    26 lb 0 oz (11.8 kg)

    Miscellaneous
    Price $699.99
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