$1500 for a complete DH bike? Insane!


Here’s the Specs on the Airborne Taka

MSRP: $2,500
Frame: 6061 Aluminum 8″ Travel All Mountain/DH Single Pivot Suspension w/1.5″ Head Tube MTB, w/Sealed Bearings
Fork: Marzocchi 888RV 200mm Dual Crown
Rear Shock: Marzocchi Roco R Coil-Over
Headset: FSA Orbit Z 1.5″
Brake Levers: Avid Juicy 3
Brakes: Avid Juicy 3 Hydraulic Brakes
Rotors: Avid Juicy 3 203mm
Shifters: SRAM X-5 Trigger 9-Speed (Rear Only)
F Derailleur: N/A
R Derailleur: SRAM X-7 Mid-Cage
Cassette: SRAM PG-950 zz-32t 9-Speed
Chain: KMC X-9
Crank: FSA MOTO-X 40t w/E-Thirteen LG1 Chainguide
Bottom Bracket: FSA MOTO-X
Pedals: NONE
Rims: WTB LaserDisc DH 32h SV
Hubs: WTB LaserDisc DH 32h (F) 20mm Thru-Axle
Spokes: Black 14g Stainless
Tires: Maxis Minion DH 2.5
Handlebar: KORE Torsion Race 35mm Rise, 31.8mm Dial, 710mm Width
Stem: KORE B18 Direct Mount 31.8mm Clamp Dial, 350mm Length
Saddle: WTB Pure V Race
Seat Post: Kalloy Alloy 30mm Dia., 350mm Length

The MSRP on this thing is $2500, but its on sale for $1500 at GiantNERD.com

RL Policar

RL Policar is an avid mountain biker and the Editor In-Chief of MtnBikeRiders.com and BikeCommuters.com. Between the two sites, he's published well over 4,000 articles (and growing).


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