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2018 DK Vega 22" Bike

“Overall solid bike but....”

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The Good:

Price: For $449 it is a solid frame- Cromoly -geometry is excellent
Sealed Hubs
Comfortable bars
Good gearing
Looks: Not too flashy but does have subtle graphics
Wise components seem to be doing well- no issues with quality.

The Bad:

Rims- Single walled?! These have no place on a park bike- mine lasted 3 months and that was with weekly tuning- had hops, dents..ugh! Replaced with Revenge double walled which are awesome!
The Stem was an issue for the 1st month- 1st off, it looks cheap and the bars would slip no matter how much I tightened, removed paint, put rubber shim in, you name it. Then they must have "broken in" because the stem now holds firm. Tires- generic thin walled rubber- have good grip but only 60 psi so had pinch flats- replaced with S&M Speedballs.
Stem cap- deformed the 1st time I went to adjust forks- thin metal?

Overall Review:

Overall it's a great bike- so it has a few flaws, replace the tires and rims and it's ready to ride well. The bar geometry can only be monkeyed with so much- I tried moving the bars forward but it threw the geometry off so much I almost flipped over backwards- DK set it right parallel with the front forks. The 22" market is tight and there are limited bikes that are complete ready to ride in this price range. It doesn't have high end components but surprisingly the Wise components have showed no signs of wear or cheapness (other than the stem looks) Don't like black paint? The go with the General Lee- basically the same Read More »

2016 Fit Dugan 1 Bike

“Bought Used But Still A Great Bike!!!”

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The Good:

Light Enough But Sturdy, Very Good Quality Welds,Looks Better In Person Pics Don't do It Justice!!

The Bad:

Not Bad But Here's What I've Replaced Bars Premium Whiskey Bar 8in. Heat Treated 13 Butted.... Tires 2.25 Vee Speedster Folding... 38mm O'Day Lincoln Stem since 50mm was too much reach "for me" 5'5"... But This Was Preference And Not Necessary.... But I paid $125 from a skater who badly rode it but it... But it's been a learning curve for me because of the length but I'm not faulting the bike as I knew the the TT before I bought It...

Overall Review:

Great All A rounder With Great Geometry... 

S&M ATF Frame

“Not great for street.”

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The Good:

Good for fast riding maybe tranny.

The Bad:

Hard to manual + hard to get tech with.

Overall Review:

Very light. Paint chips easily. Had it for 3 weeks and I'm getting a btm now. 

Subrosa Balls Out Beanie Hat

“Where can I buy one?”

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The Good:

Loved the fit

The Bad:

Nothing I loved it

Overall Review:

Use to have one i loved it and I lost it tryna find it again anyone Kno where?

Hoffman Bikes 25 yr anniversary edition 18" IMPRINT Bike

“Good starter bike, some pre-assembly issues”

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The Good:

Good value for the money, works well once dialed in, great fit for my 6yr old who isn't tall enough for a 20". Bike was partially assembled when delivered. Mat Hoffman hand-signed the card that came with the bike.

The Bad:

Plastic chain guard (which was installed from the factory) didn't fit or wasn't installed properly and rubbed the crank; I just removed it.
Headset and wheel bearings were extremely tight/rough; I had to adjust all. I could not adjust rear wheel bearings on one side because I didn't have a thin/special wrench to separate the inner cone from the nut.
No front brake; I ordered/installed separately.
The freewheel operation is rough/noisy; not what I'm used to from Shimano freewheels from bikes in the 1980s.

Overall Review:

Overall, a good investment for my son. This is his 2nd bike (1st bike was a smaller Trek with training wheels which we later removed). Due to items in "the bad" section, it took a long time to get the bike set up and dialed in.

Primo WLT Tire

“Ok I guess! ”

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The Good:

Grippy doesn’t fold to bad

The Bad:

Not fat enough to be called 2.30

Overall Review:

Wlt  W...with L...looks  T...terrible 

Primo Solid Guard Sprocket

“Best sprocket around!!!”

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The Good:

Doesn’t wear down quick and looks dope as hell gets you major puss man

The Bad:

Not enough rubbers for all the puss you will be getting rideing this

Overall Review:

Buy if you never wanna buy another sprocket again!

Stolen Revolver Wheels

“Not too bad”

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The Good:

They held up decently well after a few years, straight still, super sturdy, hubs are sealed, I'm 6'1" but don't weigh much, but I got my set off a friend and he has had no issues with it, I also have a 6'6" friend who's been riding his front for years and had no issues

The Bad:

Hub occasionally slips and rear axle bent

Overall Review:

Pretty good, idk what people did to theirs to cause all the issues they had with them

Mission Deploy Freecoaster Rear Wheels

“Mission Deploy”

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The Good:

A really good freecoaster, easy to adjust to when you first switch over from cassette to freecoaster

The Bad:

Makes a little bit of noise when no load is placed on it ( when spinning it when the bike is upside down) but this is probably normal

Overall Review:

overall, I totally recommend this hub to a beginner/amateur who wants a cheap alternative to a cassette hub

S&M Redneck XLT Stem

“Redneck xlt stem”

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The Good:

Everything! Been riding mine since feb 2008, I’ve had ZERO issues!

The Bad:

NOT HAVING ONE!

Overall Review:

this stem is a beast! It’ll prob still be holding up when my now 5yo is big enough to get my bike