Origin 8 CX700 Frames

DESCRIPTION

  • 4130 Triple butted heat treated chromoly frame and fork
  • Removable cantilever and disc brake mounts
  • Custom machined dropout with integrated tensioners
  • 27mm ovalized chainstays w/ 2.1 (52c) clearance
  • 27.2mm seatpost; 1 1/8' Threadless headset

USER REVIEWS

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[Jan 25, 2012]
kmancrx
Recreational Rider

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
4
Strength:

Strong frame
Nice plush ride of steel
Ability to use gears or single speed
clearance for 29er mtb tires

Weakness:

Heavy but its steel.
Fork dropout is just slightly twisted. Not a big deal but takes and extra 30 seconds to get the wheel nice and snug.

I bought this bike because I wanted a single speed cross bike that I could use as a commuter as well. I was using my Redline conquest team but I really didn't want to leave it locked up outside. This frame seemed to fit the bill. Disc brakes would make it good in the wet. It has the option to run geared as well although I don't see myself using them.

Overall I have really enjoyed the bike and have been very happy with it.

Similar Products Used:

Redline Conquest (geared cross bike)

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