Results 1 to 9 of 9
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    18

    what size dirt jumper do i buy

    hi there I am buying a dirt jumper I am 14 6'1 and 180 pounds what size dirt jumper should I buy

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    459
    holly smokes you could be a basketball star! haha

    Do you have long arms?

    but seriously... most companies only make one size these days, typically around a 22inch top tube.

    I have a transition BLT and it does come in two lengths. I 'm 5'10 and ride a small but you would want the Large.

    I would say you would want at least a 22 inch top tube so look at the bike companies geo specs and see how long the top tube and actual reach is. I'm guessing you aren't done growing only being 14.....

  3. #3
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    18

  4. #4
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    459
    werent you just asking about building a Nukeproof Solum Frame up? in this thread?
    building a dirt jumper

    is that a bust now?

    But between those two you posted get this one

    NS Bikes Metropolis 1 Jump Bike 2014 | Chain Reaction Cycles

    if you can afford it... the frame is much nicer/better material and the bits are better too.

    they will have the same Geo and reach...

  5. #5
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    18
    im debating wether I should build one or buy one which one would you suggest build or buy a complete

  6. #6
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    18
    and do you know if the front brake is included

  7. #7
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    18
    im debating wether I should build one or buy one which one would you suggest build or buy a complete and do you know if the metropolis 1 has an included front brake

  8. #8
    NWS
    NWS is offline
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    969
    At 6'1", I think your best bet would be to go with one of the relatively-few bikes that actually comes in multiple sizes, and get the largest size. I'm 6'0" and my "large" Transition Double felt too small. And those only come in two sizes. That's a slopestyle bike, not DJ, but either way you're near the upper end of the range of humans that most bike manufacturers cater to. So a "one size fits most" is going to be on the small side for you.

  9. #9
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Posts
    459
    Quote Originally Posted by FordRaptor View Post
    im debating wether I should build one or buy one which one would you suggest build or buy a complete and do you know if the metropolis 1 has an included front brake
    all depends on your budget... usually you can get a more affordable bike if you buy complete... but you don't always get what you want. You could also go used... even better deal and more room for upgrades and customization in your budget

Similar Threads

  1. Good size dirt jumper
    By Rmneal01 in forum Urban/DJ/Park
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 08-01-2013, 06:04 AM
  2. what size dirt jumper bike do i need ?
    By lunna in forum Urban/DJ/Park
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-24-2013, 07:39 PM
  3. Need new dirt jumper please help!
    By L3ONNOEL in forum Urban/DJ/Park
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 10-12-2012, 06:27 PM
  4. Dirt Jumper help...
    By Prodigy in forum Colorado - Front Range
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 04-29-2011, 09:29 PM
  5. Dirt Jumper
    By simpterfex in forum 27.5 - 650b
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 04-22-2011, 04:27 PM

Posting Permissions

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