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Kona Downside: The Downside features a new integrated
Taperlock dropout system that keeps the wheel from sliding
forward on hard impacts. Overall, it’s a mega-tough, ultra-durable, wicked-performing dirt jumper. It takes its geometry
from the proven Shonky, and breaks ground to let you leave
it with confidence. $850.
Kona Shonky: The perfect hardtail is all about balancing geometry
and performance with durability. It has to feel just right, it has to take
a beating, and it can’t break the bank. Essentially it needs to be a
smashable work of art. Just ask Kona team rider Antoine Bizet who
stomped the Shonky to win the best trick at Vienna Air King. This
year Kona added new Taperlock dropouts to the frame, an integrated
dropout system that keeps the wheel from sliding forward on hard
GT La Bomba: Slopestyle and dual slalom are
the kind of disciplines demanding bikes that
can handle 20-foot gaps just as skillfully as
they dig into the upturned edge of a berm.
The La Bomba is built to take a beating without ever compromising when it comes to the
trail, the pump track or the racecourse.
Haro Steel Reserve 1.3: Pulling from 30 years of BMX experience,
Haro knows how to build a dirt jump bike. They throw everything
they know into the Steel Reserve. It’s a steel bike with a single-speed drivetrain and X-Fusion suspension for when the landings go
GT Ruckus DJ0: From urban assault to a dirt blitzkrieg,
the Ruckus DJ’s muscular build is a testament to the
fact that even your imagination can’t limit your
ride. Piles of dirt transform to perfect jumps before your
eyes, and sets of stairs blur the scenery beyond a ledge
with the Ruckus. $1045.