Kona Bass Frame w/ Marzocchi Rocco Air Shock – Only £449
Kona Bass Slopestyle Frame now £449
This is a frame made for fun. Designed for slopestyle and dirt its 100mm of travel gives you a bike which can handle the bigger stuff as well as giving you hardtail style reactions. Designed by the Kona clump riders including Cowan, you can be sure this frame is well designed and well built.
Its small size and shorter travel makes it an ideal candidate for do it all / cross over gravity stuff like 4x, slopestyle, freeride, dirt, street and park and even a bit of all mountain and DJ. Its 70deg head tube suits a 100mm travel fork with a 1.125 dia.
Various Kona Bass review gives this little thrasher good marks, maybe not as sophisticated as some newer frames but the traditional kona 4 bar linkage is easy to ride and easy to get familiar with.
Reduced from £1200 – the Kona Bass is a bargain at £449. Yes its 3 years old, yes konas are not everyone’s cup of tea, but this frame is fantastic for the price and a dependable little thrasher for the money. Konas also tend to keep there price well so should you wish to upgrade in a few years you should be able to resell with not too much of a loss.
Check her out over at CRC, if your interested though be quick as not many are left!
Check out Paul Basagoitia showing what the little Kona Bass can handle:
Some great looking and performing hardtail frames available at the moment for not very much dollar at all. Great if you looking to do a build this autumn. Choose between building up a single speed thrasher or just a full do it all freerider for messing about in the woods.
These frames will do it all and more, just build them up with your chosen kit and get riding on a budget.
There is something here for every type of riding!
Sunn Season S2 AM Frame Only £120 with 60% Off. An aggressive XC (or all mountain as everyone like to say nowadays) frame that will handle some gravity abuse too.
Should handle a 100 to 120 travel fork and loops round your local woods!
Octane One Spark Frame Only £179
A balls out dirt and street frame. Disk mount on the back, although I guess a fair few riders will go brakeless on this one. Nice colour schemes and a great price for a solid dirt frame.
FireEye Shortfuse Frame Only £90 with 70% Off!
At only 90 quid this frame is a bargain. It might not be the lightest or prettiest, but its sure to handle some abuse and with more money in your pocket, get her built up with some top kit!
A do eveything hard tail frame, that will provide as much fun as you want it to!
Nukeproof Snap Frame From £349
CRC’s 4x specific frame that will put its hand to any type of riding.
These frames are already shifting like hot cakes and look amazing.
Last Raffnix Frame Only £186
Another dirt and street frame from European bigdogs Last. 3 colourways and nice subtle graphics.
A great individual looking dirt frame.
Cove Stiffee Frame Now £400
An all mountain trash box. This will take you any place you want to go and more.
NS Bikes Suburban Frame From Only £230
Dirt and street frame from NS bikes. Looks great, good geo and solid build.
Yeti ARC Frame now only £489
The old classic from Yeti with updated geo. A XC frame that can handle some abuse. Lightweight and flickable. Get your class on with this beauty!
DMR Omen 4X Frame From £314
DMR’s forage into the 4X market, this is a speed demon with race geo. Will also handle dirt, street and freeride with ease.
If your not already doing the dirt mag fantasy league the why the hell not? Get yourself over to http://dirt.mpora.com/world-cup/fantasy-league/ and get spending.
Its all of course free! and you have a chance of winning a big shiny dh bike at the end of the world cup season (A lovely Trek 88).
So head on over to pick your team!
Wow deal of the month if not the frame deal of the year for sure!!
Dirt Magazine have been giving this 6″ travel offering from BMC good reviews in the magazine and there are a number of glowing reviews from various peep all over the internet.
Normally this frame retails at £1599 – Its currently available in a 2009 paint job for only £599. That’s a big grand off the RRP and a fantastic price for a great all mountain frame equipped with the FOX rp2 shock and a little thing called VPS.
The BMC Trailfox 2011 Carbon looks pretty sexy too! Although this one might set you back a little more than the £600 you can pick up the 2009 version for!
If your interested get in there super fast as these are sure to sell out in a flash.
A quick look at some of the new products sent over from Setup Clothing’s 2011 range. Nice quality setup branded t-shirts with nice branding details on the neck, arm and hem. Items come well packaged up along with some stickers which is always nice! They are probably not to every mountain bike riders taste – the Setup style is a very bold and distinctive – but the t-shirt definitely brings some style to a riders wardrobe ! Everything has a fashion street-wear feeling about the products and the t-shirts are certainly a step up from the usual mtb brandwear!
Check out the stuff over at there website www.setupclothing.com Setup have an online store with uk & european shipping only €3 and t-shirts at only £17 / €20!
Rocky Mountain Slayer SS // Frame Deal of the Month!
The Rocky Mountain Slayer SS is a lovely looking yellow beast, an All Mountain work horse that’s at home on Freeride, Weekend uplift and mini DH duties as well as getting stuck in on XC thrashes. A more than capable 152mm of travel from the Fox DHX 5.0 Shock and solid proven geometry from those Canadian pros over at Rocky Mountain! Slayer SS Riders say that the stated “infinite travel” feel really does exist and this frame takes bike park DH riding in its stride.
Build her up with a mid travel fork and enjoy the ups with the downs or slam on some long travel forks and a chain guide for some hard hitting freeride and (as the SS suggests) slopestyle!
With the frame currently on sale at half price (£899) it definitely worth a look if your in the market for an All Mountain frame that’s up for anything. More stats and info over at CRC…
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