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    New question here. What is hands down the best DJ frame in the world?

    Hey, I may want to buy a new frame, but since I already have a tone of components laying around I may be able to splurge a little bit on the frame. SO what is the best MTB dirt jumping frame?
    I heard that the Jackle was number one along with the Yeti DJ, but I am not sure...?

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    will you stop posting already? theres not an end-all be-all best frame. it depends what exactly youre looking for in the frame, what geo you prefer, etc.


    just shut up and ride

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtjumper3
    Hey, I may want to buy a new frame, but since I already have a tone of components laying around I may be able to splurge a little bit on the frame. SO what is the best MTB dirt jumping frame?
    I heard that the Jackle was number one along with the Yeti DJ, but I am not sure...?
    well in my opinion you heard wrong. never ridden either frame but the SC jackal is a disappointment from the looks of it. geo isn't anything special, they are made of alum. yet heavier then most steel frames and they aren't cheap. they do have a cool look though. Yeti DJ's look like a solid frame but again, nothing special and to me not worth the money and probably won't hold up to as much as many other frames.

    do some research, there are plenty better frames out there for the money, probably all made by small companies. it also depends on the rider and what "terrain" they are riding.

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    Well then... what is the most durable, longest lasting, geometicly perfect, lightest frame there is?


    Ohhh... and my bike is in the shop, so what else am I going to do?

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    thats like asking what the best icecream is.

    its preference. there is no "best" frame.

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    How can that be? IF there are best DJ forks, best rims, best brakes... then there must be a best frame! Well anyway, what do you guys THINK the best frame is?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtjumper3
    Well then... what is the most durable, longest lasting, geometicly perfect, lightest frame there is?


    Ohhh... and my bike is in the shop, so what else am I going to do?
    you aren't going to find one frame that is the strongest, lightest, fanciest, sweetest, best geometry-est etc...

    you need to learn more about the geo and general spec of frames, then you will wonder why you posted this thread. asking such a general question is just going to get you a lot of sarcastic answers...it all depends on what you are going to be doing..and not just "dirt jumping" in general.

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    there arnt really best forks, brakes, or rims either.

    only best stuff for a particular rider.

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    So what frame would you recomend for me:

    1) I like getting as much air as possible (light)
    2) I like doing 10 feet drops on flat (durable)
    3) I kind of like the P2 and jackle thing where you can get your leg though that area under the seat easily
    4) I sometimes trial ride
    5) I don't want ot buy another frame for like five years (long lasting)
    6) I like it very responsive to my moves (good geomitry)
    7) last but not least I want it to look good (looks)

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    kid...seriously....what are you...8 ?

    there is no such thing as a "best fork" or a "best frame" how many times do we have to tell you this?
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    thats about a 5,000 dollar frame....

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    Well like I said, I already have all the components, all I am buying is a frame here, which one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aggiebiker
    Pinarello > Colnago

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    Quote Originally Posted by aggiebiker
    Thats a fvcking road bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ray Bao
    Pinarello > Colnago

    yeah, your right.

    http://www.pedalmag.com/images/pedal...arello%201.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtjumper3
    Thats a fvcking road bike.
    really? i couldnt tell.

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    lol, black market mobs are pretty sick

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    the mob seems to BMXy for me, but I do like the riot a little, http://www.blackmarketbikes.com/riot.html

    And the cannondale chase seems nice too.

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    I know I shouldn't be encouraging these sorta retarded threads... but to answer this kid's original question:

    The 2 "best" dirt jump frames I've been blessed to help build up and ride:





    'nuff said.
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    My friend has the Yeti 4x, I rode it and hate it, you cant do anything special with full suspension. I looking for a hard tail.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dirtjumper3
    My friend has the Yeti 4x
    Who's your "friend"?

    Less than 1,000 of these frames have ever been made. They're highly sought after (for very obvious reasons) and I can only think of 2 people in the greater Bay Area (since you seem to be from Walnut Creek) who own one and they both race for Yeti/Fox factory.

    I rode it and hate it, you cant do anything special with full suspension. I looking for a hard tail.
    World-cup racer Jared Graves seems to disagree.

    And isn't it somewhat ironic of you to claim you can't do anything "special"? Seems like the only thing "special" YOU can do is trash your bike: I keep bending my rims!!!!
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    ^^^^ ftw.

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    lol nothing special with dual suspension somebody hasn't seen roam or any the new world disorder movies.


    if you want something to last get a planet x pit bull they are cromo and way heavy duty. but seriously you need to learn what you like in a bike and go from there

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    I found your frame.



    you're lucky, its only a complete bike option. so you could you know...probably sell all your components and put a super monster on there and go hit the jumps. the benefit of having two rear wheels, is your bike will no longer tip when you shift your weight, this gives you much better cornering skills and will be mighty handy in tight berms.

    With the use of the handles instead of handlebars, this gives you a much larger advantage, because....NOW YOU CAN PRETEND YOU'RE IN A HELICOPTER!

    The front wheel is direct drive, this gives you better control over your braking and to an extent cornering and acceleration. no more waiting for those hubs to engage. The bike is driven by the front wheel, this will make the bike a good all around trail bike. Take it to whistler one day, jump it the next then finish off the week with a XC race.

    With the super monster, it'll be capable of anything you can throw at it.
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