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Tree Bicycle Co. Twigs N Berries Spokes

“Stiff and Strong.”

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The Good: Stiffer and stronger than a J bend spoke.
Easier to lace a straight pull wheel.

The Bad: Nothing particularly bad.

Overall Review: This is a review for just the spokes. I use G-Sport Taper-Hex Nipples with these spokes. The straight pull design is noticeably stiffer and stronger than your normal J bend spokes. It also makes your wheels much easier to lace. I've had no issues with these spokes so far. Other than that, there is not much more that can be said. I'm definitely a fan of the straight pull spoke design.

FBM Steadfast CS Frame

“The Best American Made Frame”

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The Good: Perfect geometry for every style of riding, from trails to street.
3D downtube gusset not only looks awesome but definitely strengthens the front end.
The headtube badge is straight up beautiful.
Larger 1-3/8" diameter top tube looks strong and awesome.
No unnecessary top tube gusset, which makes it look really clean.
The top tube remains round at the seat tube, and the seat stays meet each other rather than overlapping the top tube, which increases strength.
Larger diameter chainstays for strength and stiffness.
Post weld machining on the bottom bracket and headtube for a perfect bearing fit; they went in perfectly.
Mid bottom bracket, no unnecessarily small Spanish bottom bracket.
Strong dropouts with more weld contact with the stays than normal.
Non-integrated seat clamp looks better and clamps better than an integrated clamp.
Chainstay brakes look awesome and feel even better.
Extra cable guide removes the need for an ugly velcro strap or zip tie.
No gyro holes for a really clean look.
Basically, just a stiff, strong, functional frame that still weighs in at only 5 lbs.

The Bad: Can't get a perfect chainline with a 30T sprocket. On a trails frame, I expect at least the clearance for a 30T and a perfect chainline.
I would prefer a chainstay wishbone for increased strength and stiffness, but I understand why this isn't done.

Overall Review: I have the newest version of this frame, the one with the new headtube badge and non-integrated seat clamp. I got it a few weeks ago and I've been riding it a lot since I got it. I have a 21" in dark green. This is by far the best frame I've ever ridden. It feels super stable in the air and when you're bombing hills, but is still easy to maneuver and throw around. I ride mostly trails but also a lot of concrete parks and some street, and it works out absolutely perfectly for all of that. I was afraid the 74 degree headtube would be too mellow, but it's actually perfect. It feels more responsive than you think, but is still Read More »

Profile BMX Classic Race and NoBoss Crank Kit Cranks

“liked at first”

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The Good: Look clean and they don't hurt your ankles at all

The Bad: bent my spindle after 6 months trying a crooked grind, feel to delicate to even try crank arm grinds, not good for street

Overall Review: might be okay if you only ride trails or park but DO NOT buy them if you ride street. not happy with them.

Kink Pillar Cranks

“Reliable cranks !”

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The Good: These cranks are light, strong, and can take any abuse you throw at them. I have had these cranks for a year now I haven't run Into and problems. The metal backplate on the crank arms look good and add a lot of strength to the cranks. They have a beefy 22mm spinal with hollow bolts.

The Bad: The paint rubs of the arms easily if you ride a lot. I would suggest getting mid top shoes because these cranks hurt your ankles.
Spline drive is only compatible on one side.

Overall Review: I used to ride profile cranks which literally bent then snapped in the middle of the arms so I wanted a set cranks that would last, not bend or snap, so the welded on back plate was appealing to me. One year later and they are still running strong. The crank arm fits snugly into the spinal with no wobble which is also a pro. So overall I would highly recommend these cranks.

S&M Black Bike Frame

“wasnt happy”

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The Good: It was black.

The Bad: The frame was too big. i don't know if it was the chain stays or the top tube, but i had trouble doing tricks i already learned. also i had the one with the European bottom bracket.

Overall Review: I got rid of it because the frame was worse than my diamondback accomplice. and my accomplice had a 14 + chainstays.

Volume Death Wish Frame

“Pretty good”

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The Good: i like the geometry. Easy to manual and do tricks.

The Bad: The headset is not campy spec, so it is hard to find headsets for it.

Overall Review: I like it overall. I wish it was campy spec. That is the only reason why i got rid of it.

Alienation Rush V2 Freecoaster Hub Rear Hub

“Second year and great”

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The Good: Problem free and still smooth and silent is how I like my hubs. The external slack adjustment is the only way to go!

The Bad: My slack screw would tighten itself after a few rides. So I took it out for full slack. Otherwise that's a minor issue. Works great though.

Overall Review: Worth every penny. The trendy coasters aren't the best from what I'm hearing. Read reviews fellas.

2014 Premium Products Solo Bike

“It is a beast”

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The Good: Great for beginners

The Bad: No sealed hubs

Overall Review: The bike is a great beginners bike if you are trying to ride, but not riding as much as an experienced rider. This bike come with CK ( Chad Kerley) tires alienation rims and odyssey plastic pedals. This bike does not have sealed hubs so if you want to ride more often get some sealed hubs.,

2013 WeThePeople Reason Bike

“wethepeople Reason 2013”

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The Good: rides super smooth and wethepeople frames are just comfortable to ride

The Bad: it doesn't come with an actual pivotal seat post and gel brake pads would be nice

Overall Review: I've only owned the bike for about a week and it rides super smooth and really easy to spin and manual.

2012 MirraCo Luxstar Bike

“The Frame is good ”

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The Good: The frame is strong it can hold up to 300 lbs.

The Bad: The parts that comes with the frame.

Overall Review: I'm a big guy and I love this frame and I recommend this frame to any one.