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Old 07-07-11, 08:33 AM   #1
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Which setup is best? (mtn bike converted into BMX)

Small Blue Kona Cowan Frame.
Manitou Gold Label fork
Sun Rims S-Type 24" rims
Maxxis Holy Roller 24" tires
Hayes 9 hydraulic brake calipers with 6" rotor (rear brake only)
Truvativ Holzfeller cranks (1 Speed)
Holzfeller stem
FRA Riser handlebars
White 1664 BMX Beavertrap pedals (matching white grips)


small 12.5" norco rival frame
dmr wing bars
surley single speed kit and tensioner
sos sun rims
macneil grips
axiom ultralite stem
dj 4 fork
kenda small block eight tires
avid BB5 brakes

So just tell me what would be better for jumping.
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Old 07-07-11, 12:51 PM   #2
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Both are essentially mtb dirt jump frames. Not sure one could ever quite call an mtb a bmx conversion ? The frame type is the frame type and to me that's what sets a bmx apart from other classes of bikes. I'd say the two are a matter of your preference.
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Old 07-08-11, 08:03 AM   #3
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MTB forum may be a better place to ask.
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