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Eclat Mirage Tire

“Light tires!”

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The Good:

Light, good looks

The Bad:

Seem to not grip as well as my last tires, wish they made larger options. The 2.35 looks like a 2.1 when inflated to 80psi, price

Overall Review:

I like these tires but I seem to slide out more than I used to with my last set of tires. I got the kevlar bead tires and it makes my entire ride feel so much easier to maneuver. I would recommend them to anyone wanting light tires but the price is a bit steep... 2018 Edit: After having ridden these tires for a longer bit of time, they have broken in and become more grippy on almost every surface. I still wish they made larger options but it bothers me less than it did in the past. They are very durable and still grind better than previous tires. I have bought another set so I have some waiting when these fail. They also perform decently on hard packed dirt.

Eclat Slash Alloy Pedals

“I liked them...”

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The Good:

Design, slim, grippy

The Bad:

Heavy, bearings blow easily

Overall Review:

Had these pedals after trying my friends plastic version slash pedals. Loved them while they were new. Crashed the very first time and the pedals couldnt be fixed. They were all loose and noisy. Took them apart and tried tightening the nuts. Ran out of thread on the axle...

Shadow Conspiracy Deadbolt Bar Ends

“Cool colors and awesome design!”

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The Good:

Color choice, durable, pretty lightweight, good hardware

The Bad:

Sometimes they pop out, i was riding on flat ground one time and my left bar end shot out like 5ft lol.

Overall Review:

I really like these bar ends, i got the copper stained looking color and it went well with my them at the time. I have since painted them black. Cool bar ends

Mission Reflex Brakes

“Nice U-brakes”

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The Good:

Decent price, quality, color choices

The Bad:

Had clearance issue with larger tires, ended up filing them down a bit so my tire wouldnt rub.

Overall Review:

I like these brakes and still run them on my current main bike. I have some odyssey springfeilds that are waiting to be used but I see no reason to switch out my missions just yet.

Odyssey Hazard Lite Cassette Wheel

“Cool wheel!”

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The Good:

Engagement feels solid, design is dead simple, pawls have individual springs, left or right hand drive in the same hub, satisfying sound

The Bad:

Has slipped 3 times in the 2 months ive owned it.

Overall Review:

In the bad section I marked it slipped 3 times in two months. This is not what I would consider "bad" but my expectations were that it would not slip at all... i love this wheel and I feel it will last me a long time!

Odyssey Highway Handlebars

“Good taller bars!”

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The Good:

Relatively tall, decently light, warranty, geo is perfect for me

The Bad:

Nothing...

Overall Review:

I love these bars, the geometry feels great to me and they are super solidand i have full confidence in them.

Odyssey R-25 Fork

“Last forks you'll ever need!”

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The Good:

Solid, great warranty, offset is nice for nose tricks, cool top cap

The Bad:

Nothing...

Overall Review:

I trust these forks for crashes, hard landings. They are lightweight, tapered legs, warranty is unmatched.

Odyssey Keychain Chain

“Best chain I have ever used!”

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The Good:

Stiff, beefy, cool design, easy to remove, comes wifh extra links (pins and rollers too), seems to take impacts well.

The Bad:

Nothing so far...

Overall Review:

Im extremely satisfied with this chain. I was tired of chains that felt like rubber bands when you pedal. I wanted the extra security of knowing my chain wouldnt break under normal circumstances. I have hit this chain on concrete ledges many times, has not broken yet.

Odyssey Grandstand Alloy Pedals

“Best pedals Ive ever tried!”

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The Good:

Quality, no bearings to blow, huge platform, relatively low profile, durable, huge axle

The Bad:

Pins get sharp of you accidentally grind them on concrete.

Overall Review:

Has helped my landings, and helped alleviate some of my knee pain due to the larger platform.

Odyssey Dugan Tire

“Super sticky, great looks!”

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The Good:

Sticky, size options, colors are cool

The Bad:

Seemed to develop small cuts easier than other tires ive used. Not sure if its the compound used or just where I was riding.

Overall Review:

Great tires, wish they made a kevlar bead option. If they do Im not aware of it.