The one big difference between this and a bike from a pure DJ brand is that we’ve made the front-centre a little longer so that MTB riders accustomed to a long trail or enduro bike can jump on it and feel right at home. View our Dirt Jump / Slopestyle Mountain Bikes buyer's guide. The Fade is a dirt jump bike in its rawest, purest form. Forum Rules Our bikes are simple, effective and above all, fun to ride. No compromises: no removable dropouts, no mech hanger, no ISCG tabs. The Fade's geometry is tight & snappy with a super-short rear end, but enough reach to mean it's comfortable for anyone used to riding a modern trail bike. you can still ride to the pub even if you’re trashed your rear wheel. Airdrop Fade DJ/MtnX user reviews : 0 out of 5 - 0 reviews. Watch – Thomas Genon’s misty MTB slopestyle ride. The seat-cinch faces forward so your post won’t seize. Headset Spacers: Cane Creek Interlok Composite 5mm, Stem: Burgtec Mk2 Enduro 35mm Reach, 35mm Clamp, Handlebars: Burgtec Ridewide Alloy 800mm Wide, 38mm Rise, 35mm Clamp. Contact Us It's not a bike that's designed to be versatile. Airdrop Bikes is an independent mountain bike brand based in Sheffield. We really sweat the details: local riders told us they hated chain-tugs because they’re fiddly, so we built internal CNC tensioners. The 385mm rear end is one of the shortest on any bike – and that’s with the inboard tensioner fitted. // Open-ended headtube gusset You can even share reviews, comments and questions on mountain bikes. // Custom butted 6061-T6 tubeset We're rider owned, small, and we do things our own way. The Fade is available as a frame-only option for just £299 (with CNC seat clamp) or a full Works bike built with Rockshox Pike DJ, Burgtec finishing kit and Halo wheels for £1499. The seat-cinch faces forward so your post won’t seize. Choose a frame only or a fully built bike, the Fade Works.
We CNC both the seat- and chain-stay yokes so you’ve got loads of clearance even if you trash your wheel, and there’s a beautiful open-ended gusset at the headtube. It doesn’t make a lot of sense, or at least not commercial sense. MTB Personality of The Year | 2020 Singletrack Reader Awards. It’s about having fun, going fast and being creative on the bike. Classifieds Rules Subscribe to our Newsletter here! Newsletter Settings, Premier Partners for Singletrack issues & exclusive subscriber perks, Metcheck MTB Weather Forecasts At A Glance, Singletrack Wisecracker Headset Spacer Bottle Opener, Whether you like it or not, bikes are political, 6 Reasons Why Mountain Bikers Should Vote, Review: Öhlins RXF36 M.2 And TTXAir From The Swedish Suspension Masters.