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Old 04-29-07, 08:08 PM
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Anyone running a 07 Transition Bottle Rocket?

I've honestly been researching frames/bikes for the past 3 months. I've found that I'm pretty much looking for a full-suspension free-ride bike that can still be trail'd. However, I didn't want a frame with an insane amount of travel, yet wasn't a strict 4X only orientation. I think I've finally found a frame that will meet all of my needs. The last thing I wanted to do was to shell out $ on two bikes to have fun on all the types of riding I do.

unfortunetly, they don't have a dealer anywhere near me so i can't go for a test ride. I'm a pretty big guy at 6'3 and 190lbs, and just want to make sure that I'll feel comfortable on this bike. I think the "large" version at a 23.5" TT, and 16.5" seat tube will be more than enough bike for me, but I'd like to hear what you guys think.

I'd be using this bike for mainly (in the order of preference)...Technical Trail/FR, Urban, bike parks.



Also what do you guys think of their wheel sets?

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I cannot speak from experience with the BR.; but I'm 6'-1", and in my talks with Kevin at Transition, he advised I go with a large on my Gran Mal (same effective TT length as the BR). It was only about -" longer than my medium ASX too.

Bottle Rocket's size chart starts at a 6'-2" rider for the Large; so I guess it depends on your preferences. Do you like a compact "racer-ish" cockpit or a bit more spread out?

Wheelset: can't tell you yet, as I have no time on my Revolution set. Everyone I talked to that has them is impressed by how they hold up. I had my choice between Revolutions, Syncros or Halos but decided to try the Revolutions.
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I'm sure Id be more than happy with the large frame. Considering I still ride a BMX occasionally, even a small frame'd mtn bike would seem like a king size bed.

I'll definetly be getting this frame. All the reveiws that I've read thus far have been great.
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