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Posted: Mar 24, 2011 at 17:46 Quote
I sold this frame before but just to compare..
My fireeye shortfuse 360 with first setup (17,5kg):

2nd setup (for fr):

3rd setup (dj):

On this pic only change is brake, avid juicy ultimate with 140mm rotor..

4th setup (fr):

And final setup (formula the one, shimano hone cranks, pimplite rims, float 36R.. 13,5kg)

I love fireeye it is very strong but it's heavy. Now i have ns capital that have 10,2 kg..

Posted: Apr 6, 2011 at 2:22 Quote
here's my fireeye.
its got a new xeno dj 80mm fork now

Posted: Apr 6, 2011 at 2:26 Quote
psynide wrote:
here's my fireeye.
its got a new xeno dj 80mm fork now

Looks good, Realy like the newer style frames as well.

Posted: Apr 8, 2011 at 16:29 Quote
My bike's not Fire Eye, but I do love their components:
FireEye PJ pedals
FireEye Excelerant LT rims
FireEye Excelerant R5 rear hub
FireEye Excelerant F20 front hub

They're tough as hell, and look pretty sick, too. This is their second life, as I've used them on a previous build.

Posted: May 15, 2011 at 5:09 Quote
how much does frame weight?

Posted: May 15, 2011 at 18:54 Quote
i guess around 2kgs. not so sure, i could never weigh the frame or the bike Frown

Posted: May 17, 2011 at 1:52 Quote

my fire for sale

Posted: May 17, 2011 at 6:56 Quote
As it stands now...

Pics were taken with my cheap and cheerful phone, that's why they are such low quality Smile

Posted: May 17, 2011 at 19:25 Quote
Anyone had experience with Fire Eye R150 hubs?

Posted: Jun 5, 2011 at 22:09 Quote
would the shortfuse 360 be an upgrade from an azonic steelhead? i know the chainstays would be significantly shorter but i also heard someone say is has a low BB and im running an identiti rebate park, which is 425mm axle to crown. id be running 24" wheels, of course. think itd be worth it? what do you think about the fire eye hubs? i want to run pegs with this setup so im looking at the rs14fw rear hub. will the axle be long enough even for a peg?

Posted: Jul 15, 2011 at 10:33 Quote
would the shortfuse 360 be barspinable with a identiti rebate park(or a 55/60mm sus) ? thanks

Posted: Dec 14, 2012 at 5:31 Quote
my complete fireeye match 2012
finally my complete bike

Posted: Oct 14, 2015 at 14:43 Quote
Apologies for the bump on such an old thread ...

I'm looking to build up a Fireeye Shortfuse 360 frame that I recently bought as NOS. I went for it as it's reminiscent of the BMX's I had between 86 - 92, trying to recapture my youth in my mid life crisis!

If anyone that has had one knows a proven combination of

32 tooth or more chain ring
bottom bracket set
crank arms
36 spoke single speed freewheel rear hub

please let me know so as I can ape your set up. Having not dealt with a BMX type bottom bracket since the very early nineties, anything BMX BB wise other than a 1 piece crank is totally alien to me!

So far I've tried a mid eighties style traditional 1 piece crank, that I've had kicking about forever and a day, and the biggest chain ring I can get on it without fowling the frame is a 25 tooth jobby. I also bought a 'Truvativ USA to Euro BB Convertor', that let's you use a standard British BSA type BB in an American shell, but there is no point me buying a spindle for it as without a rear hub I don't know what chainline I want.

So if anyone knows of a parts combination that works, please let me know as I want to ride my new bicycle!


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