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Old 05-25-03, 03:50 PM
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lightest frame

just wanderin if anyone actually knew what the lightest frame was? i have no idea but i know they do make them around 5-6lbs.
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Old 05-26-03, 08:43 AM
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Standard Bullitt, Kink Cielencki, DBI Patriot are your best bet, but if you are looking for something lighter than that go to https://thickbikes.com/ where they build you a custom frame out of any material that you would like.
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Old 05-26-03, 01:18 PM
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where can i get a dbi patriot. and does dbi have a web site? thanks nick
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Old 05-26-03, 07:53 PM
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DBI patriot can be found on www.danscomp.com Dirt bros website is https://www.dirtbrosusa.com/home.html
They go for around 260.
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Old 05-27-03, 09:27 AM
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Old 05-27-03, 04:24 PM
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if u want light get aluminum
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Old 06-16-03, 11:09 AM
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... s&m stricker is really light and it has a euro bb
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s&m laf
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Don't get aluminum unless you are a racer, aluminum is not made for anything other that racing, the new S&M L.A.F (light as fu*k) frame is if not the lightest, one of the lightest frames on the market, its realy nice and weights in a 5 lbs. alot of good features to, like integrated head tube and the chain stay tubes are welded lower on the bb shell to accomodate a chainstay mounted brake and still run a small gearing
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Old 06-23-05, 10:58 PM
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Originally Posted by S&ML.A.F.rider
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you suck
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Old 06-23-05, 11:02 PM
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Originally Posted by athlon822
DBI Patriot
Not only is DBI pretty much out of business, but their frames were well known for snapping like string cheese. Also, their frames weren't even all that light.


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... s&m stricker is really light and it has a euro bb
Actually, it's only available with a Mid BB now; to get a Euro model, you'll have to look around for a '03 or '04 Stricker.

edit: And I just noticed that this is two years old. Good job, f*cktard.
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Originally Posted by Beerman
Not only is DBI pretty much out of business, but their frames were well known for snapping like string cheese. Also, their frames weren't even all that light.




Actually, it's only available with a Mid BB now; to get a Euro model, you'll have to look around for a '03 or '04 Stricker.

edit: And I just noticed that this is two years old. Good job, f*cktard.


Industry still makes wheels and cranks. they probably suck
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Considering that they're all knock-off parts: yes, yes they do suck. Vic Murphy may be a helluva rider, but he's a shady businessman.
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Old 06-23-05, 11:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Beerman
Considering that they're all knock-off parts: yes, yes they do suck. Vic Murphy may be a helluva rider, but he's a shady businessman.
industry makes these rims with these "lightening holes" in them. ******** if you ask me.
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this Post Is Over Two Years Old...

Why Are People Responding!!!????!!!????
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So, nickpark...You must have come to some kind of a solution by now.
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He hasn't posted since June 2003, so I highly doubt that you'll get a response to that from him.
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If anyone's truly interested, I can get you a custom BMX frame that would probably weigh 3lbs or less. But none of you race, so never mind.
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I ride flatland - I'll take it.
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Originally Posted by BMXTRIX
I ride flatland - I'll take it.
It will be the most expensive 10 minutes you've ever spent on a bike. If the same OS tubing that's used on my tandem was used, the front triangle would be plenty strong. But I don't see how they can make the back end strong enough to take much abuse. Too bad, because I'd really like to get myself a custom Ti BMX frame.
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