2012 Kink Whip Bike

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    “A bad bike do not reccomend”

    The Good:

    Solid, light

    The Bad:

    even though it chromoly, its thin chromoly. breaks and bends easily. Fork dropout bend, Bars bend, rear rim bent, Spokes bent, Stem is crap and it slips, grips slip and suck, pedals wore out the first week, the whole break system is a piece of crap, the crank bent, the sit is uncomfortable, and the pegs that come with it are super heavy and hard on your wrist.

    Overall Review:

    its a good bike for beginners who dont really do tricks. it is not for people who fall alot (breaks alot). Definitaly not for trail riding. Its a piece of crap. But you know, for its price i guess its alright.

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    Vital BMX member Nissan_Mushiev
    82932 Nissan_Mushiev http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/82932/avatar/c50_fb_picture_100000121641811.jpg?1311949769 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Nissan-Mushiev,82932/all 07/29/11 2

    “this bike is the best”

    The Good:

    this bike is awsome ive had it since christmas and i havent changed much but i love this bike its a great choice!

    The Bad:

    the stem slipped since the first night i had it so i got a new one and now its awsome! the tires that come stock suck and the pedals that come stock suck and the stock grips suck but if u get those new parts then itll be an awsome bike!

    Overall Review:

    i love this bike since i got new pedals,grips,stem, and everything else i good so thanks kink this bike is great! and i got a free sticker pack from kink for buying a bike! and a free subsciption to 9 issues if bmx magizenes! so get this bike but i recommend getting these parts i said then ull be happy with the kink whip

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    Vital BMX member les.cheek
    91923 les.cheek http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/91923/avatar/c50_8474146641_6eab83b5d8_o.jpg?1365371782 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/les-cheek,91923/all 03/22/12 21 120 2 2

    “Sick bike for any skill set”

    The Good:

    Everything but crank bolt and stem. Lightweight and good frame geom.

    The Bad:

    crank compression bolt stuck, stem let bars slip a little.

    Overall Review:

    this bike is GREAT for the price, had mine 1 day and I already love it. Highly suggest this bike.

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    Vital BMX member ride tx
    75958 ride tx /images/default/avatar/c50.png http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/ride-tx,75958/all 02/24/11 2 3 1

    “awesomeness”

    The Good:

    %100 cromo frame forks and bars. fully sealled bearings

    The Bad:

    the stem? i just got it yesterday not problems besides i think it has a lean to the left but that might just be my bike

    Overall Review:

    awesome bike it is really cheap and the red and gold looks AMAZING

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    Vital BMX member Evan_Yoder
    71131 Evan_Yoder http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/71131/avatar/c50_280491_1971768336772_1319914267_31958119_4260558_o.jpg?1311896862 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Evan-Yoder,71131/all 11/06/10 2 3 2 4 2 2

    “Great mid skill level bike”

    The Good:

    Color schemes, frame, most parts. Light.

    The Bad:

    Stem cant hold bars, but nothing a little thread-lock won't fix temporarily if you can't afford a good stem.

    Overall Review:

    Great overall bike for a great overall price!

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    Vital BMX member STRIX_BMX
    82278 STRIX_BMX http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/82278/avatar/c50_2012whipred.jpg?1310658201 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/STRIX-BMX,82278/all 07/14/11 1 1 1

    “Favorite bike”

    The Good:

    I have the 2011 Kink whip it is 100% chromoly and all sealed, and light weight

    The Bad:

    I havn't had anything to say about it although the cranks squeak sometimes

    Overall Review:

    This bike is the S**T i love this bike

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    Vital BMX member Jake96
    81715 Jake96 http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/81715/avatar/c50_005.jpg?1324331114 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Jake96,81715/all 07/02/11 1 2 6 1

    “Awesome Bike”

    The Good:

    looks, solid, durable

    The Bad:

    very heavy. frame is very high

    Overall Review:

    good bike to learn on. replace stem and sprocket straight away.

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    Vital BMX member Farlzap
    64773 Farlzap http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/64773/avatar/c50_93055540_1279110294.jpg?1293140014 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Farlzap,64773/all 07/14/10 1 24 85 2 2

    “Friggin good bike”

    The Good:

    Its solid, the frames chromoly, everythings sealed,

    The Bad:

    crappy brakes that streaked my rim (took them off), crapy front axle ( i broke the stock one and then i got another hollow one and bent it) small bars and frame (im 5'9") hard seat, 65 psi tires, non removable break mounts, crappy forks that i bent.

    Overall Review:

    i love this bike now that i upgraded some parts. I recommend it

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    Vital BMX member Sausy378
    76498 Sausy378 http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/76498/avatar/c50_fb_picture_100001262229253.jpg?1299864636 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/Sausy378,76498/all 03/11/11 1

    “decent beginner to advanced bike”

    The Good:

    it's a pretty solid bike,had it for almost a year and everything is good,everything is sealed, it's a mission back hub and it rolls and sounds real nice. a year later still rolling nice as the first day i got it and i also have a profile back hub so i know what a good hub is.

    The Bad:

    depends how stronge u are bcus it's a little on the heavy side but for me it wasnt an issue, especially when u throw the pegs on. then it weighs about 27 lbs. yea only thing that i can complain about is out the box the stem was crap.slipped on my first bunny hop or jump. but thats it. just the stem problem

    Overall Review:

    great bike lasted me a year no issues i ride street hard all day and i ride almost everyday for hours.so to sum it all up great bike for the money cant find anything better and it's all sealed what else do u expect for $400. cant expect to get anything better for the price.

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    Vital BMX member geemoney83
    75814 geemoney83 http://p.vitalbmx.com/photos/users/75814/avatar/c50_IMG790.jpg?1335927833 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/geemoney83,75814/all 02/20/11 14 7 http://www.vitalbmx.com/community/geemoney83,75814/setup 5 1 2 1

    “BEST BIKE EVER”

    The Good:

    light, very sturdy, great parts other than the stem. its defenitly purchasable.

    The Bad:

    The stem bolts are rubbish. they strip out in an instant...but thats not kinks fault its mission components,

    Overall Review:

    if your looking for a six to seven hundred dollar bike get this one its amazing and everything on it is solid except like i said the stem

    Specifications

    Model Year 2012
    Frame 100% 4130 Chromoly 20.5" TT 13.75" CS
        Materials
        Top Tube Length
        Chainstay Length
        Head Tube Angle
        Seat Tube Angle
        Standover Height
        BB Height
        Brakemounts
        Dropouts
    Fork Kink Volte Fork 100% Chromoly
    Handlebar Kink 8" Uptown Bars
    Stem Mission Converge Stem
    Grips Kink Omega Grips
    Bar Ends Kink Drive Barends
    Headset Mission Integrated Sealed Headset
    Cranks 100% 4130 Mission Transit 3pc 175mm 8-Spline
    Sprocket Kink Decimal 25T 6061
    Bottom Bracket Mission Sealed 19mm Spanish
    Pedals Mission Impulse PC Pedals
    Chain KMC Z410
    Driver/Freewheel Mission 9T Sealed
    Front Rim Alienation PBR
    Rear Rim Alienation Black Sheep
    Front Hub Mission Echo Sealed 3/8’s Axle
    Rear Hub Mission React Sealed Cassette 14mm
    Front Tire Kenda Kassette 2.25”
    Rear Tire Kenda Kontact 1.95”
    Spokes 14g Black
    Seat Kink Esoteric Pivotal
    Seatpost Mission Pivotal
    Seatpost Clamp Mission Slim
    Brakes Tektro 907 U-Brake
    Brake Levers Tektro 289
    Detangler N/A
    Cable Mission Linear Cable
    Pegs 2 Steel Pegs
    Colors Crimson Red, Midnight Black
    Weight

    25 lb 7 oz (11.5 kg)

    Miscellaneous Toptube Length: 20.5″ Chainstay Length: 13.75” BB Height: 11.75” Headtube Angle: 74.5° Seattube Angle: 71°
    Price $399.99
    More Info Kink website

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