Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    48

    Zerode G1, worth a try?

    Anyone has ride one? How do you guys think about it in term of perfermance, value, durability, maintenance and custom service copmare to some other main stream DH bikes like demo, glory, aurum, etc.?

  2. #2
    GAME ON!
    Reputation: saturnine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    4,968
    everything's worth a try.
    RIP Adam Yauch

    "M.C. for what I AM and do, the A is for Adam and the lyrics; true"

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation: ianjenn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    3,079
    Well I have had a fair bit of time aboard one. I will tell you up front I also import them into the USA. Everyone that rides them raves about 3 things.
    1. Smooths out any trail
    2. Pedals awesome and over anything
    3. Super stiff
    4. Shift anytime

    The bike smooths out rough terrain very well. It is super easy to ride basically from the middle not much body english needed. It will build a few pounds heavier than other bikes at this point. They played it safe and made frames thick the ALFINE is about 1 LBS heavier than standard set-up. Email if you have more questions. Plus we are doing a raffle for $5 a ticket to win a complete!!

    info@zerodeusa.com

  4. #4
    RideDirt
    Reputation: aedubber's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2011
    Posts
    2,188
    Never ridden one but they do look nice and burly and bad@ss . GL

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation: 8664's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    1,877
    I say this to:

    Quote Originally Posted by ianjenn View Post
    1. Smooths out any trail
    2. Pedals awesome and over anything
    3. Super stiff
    4. Shift anytime

    ride Downhill.

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Posts
    115
    If you get the chance, buy one. I've yet to hear bad feedback about them. Weight is the only thing I've heard mentioned, but the benefits the bike has to offer is well worth it.
    If I had the chance, I would give my Demo 8 back, and ride a Zerode

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation: 8664's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    1,877
    Quote Originally Posted by kavika View Post
    If you get the chance, buy one. I've yet to hear bad feedback about them. Weight is the only thing I've heard mentioned, but the benefits the bike has to offer is well worth it.
    If I had the chance, I would give my Demo 8 back, and ride a Zerode
    , i give my V10c away for the Zerode!!!
    Last edited by 8664; 06-19-2013 at 04:47 AM.

    ride Downhill.

  8. #8
    mtbr member
    Reputation: kdiff's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Posts
    565
    I got to ride one a couple of months ago and really liked it. The suspension was setup for a much heavier rider, but it still felt pretty smooth over hard edges and the bike frame was super stiff. I'm definitely curious about getting one for my next bike. I'm now considering four brands instead of three (Intense, SC, Turner, and now Zerode).

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation: Fix the Spade's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Posts
    2,236
    Ooooh, I just saw Voldemort on Zerode's FB page. Has nothing to do with the DH bike, but a production frame cannot come soon enough!

  10. #10
    CAN YOU DIG IT??!!??!!!??
    Reputation: man w/ one hand's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Posts
    3,961
    Saw 2 of'em at Snowshoe this past Sept...awesome lookin rides. A husband and wife combo had them & they wuz tearing it up on Powerline, Ninja-bob, etc.
    "Why are you willing to take so much & leave others in need...just because you can?"

  11. #11
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Feb 2009
    Posts
    807
    Never ridden one but I've always read and heard good things. Was one of the bikes on my wish list but landed with a dw dhr instead.

  12. #12
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jan 2011
    Posts
    482
    If it's anything like my IT-1, the suspension hugs the ground like crazy and is extremely stable at speed.

  13. #13
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Posts
    93
    I've demo'ed one for a day in Morzine, and I was immediately comfortable on it. Hard to go back to my spec. demo 7. I'm buying one soon, for sure.

  14. #14
    It's carbon dontcha know.
    Reputation: 6thElement's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Posts
    3,635
    Quote Originally Posted by csermonet View Post
    Never ridden one but I've always read and heard good things. Was one of the bikes on my wish list but landed with a dw dhr instead.
    Same for me, would have probably gone for the Zerode if they had a larger size. But I love riding my DHR.
    Rolling on 29", 650b, 8.3" and 23mm

  15. #15
    mtbr member
    Reputation: ianjenn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Posts
    3,079
    Quote Originally Posted by 6thElement View Post
    Same for me, would have probably gone for the Zerode if they had a larger size. But I love riding my DHR.
    There will be 3 sizes next batch and other updates as well!

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •