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View Poll Results: Orange Crush or Kona Hoss?
Orange Crush 6 66.67%
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Old 06-22-05, 01:39 AM   #1
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Orange Crush or Kona Hoss

Hi all,

I want to build a bike for urban enduro riding. It should be light and durable. I'm about 80 kg (176 lbs) and I won't be doing big drops, but there will be some small jumps, stairs etc.

The fork will be Fox Vanilla R or RLC. I wonder, which frame would be better: Orange Crush or Kona Hoss. I can get Kona for lower price, and I've had a possibility to test ride it - it rides VERY nice... but I like Orange brand so much that I'm ready to spend some extra $ for the name. :) These is no chance for me to test the Orange before buying it, so I'm asking your advice - maybe someone has Crush riding experience and can share his opinion..

Thanks in advance!
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Old 06-22-05, 02:18 AM   #2
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I haven't heard much about the Orange Crush, do you have specs for it? Kona Hoss seems to have a very good frame.
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I haven't heard much about the Orange Crush, do you have specs for it? Kona Hoss seems to have a very good frame.
Here's the specs for Crush:
http://www.orangebikes.co.uk/2005bik...php?bike=crush

But I want to buy the frame alone, not the entire bike.
The pic is in attachment :)

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Old 06-22-05, 02:45 AM   #4
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Seems to be a hard decision. Its good how you can get the Kona Hoss frame cheaper.....but yeah its a tough one. I would wait to see what other people think. I'm heading towards the Hoss...
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I would say the orange.
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You already answered you own question really. If you are willing to pay for the name, get the Orange. PErsonally I prefer the hoss but both frames being more or less equal, value goes to Kona, name goes to Orange...name it is
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Definitely Kona!
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