Airborne 2011 Taka

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Airborne 2011 Taka

4 Reviews for 2011 Taka

  • + 3
 solid bike, jumps well, rides DH better.
pros- overbuilt frame, equipped with everything a more expensive DH bike would have, surprising pedal efficiency.
cons- little heavy, fork and shock only have rebound adjustment... shock has preload, top crown isn't compatible with direct mount stem.
NOTICE- Marz Roco shock comes with only 130psi, need to inflate to 170-210psi
  • + 1
 I am just getting back into downhill after about 8 years in the Marine Corps. I didn't have the dough to break the bank on the bike I really wanted so I went with the Taka, replaced the 888RV fork with a Boxxer and replaced the Juicy 3 brakes with Avid Code Rs. Long story short I have a BLAST on this bike and it feels just as plush, smooth and fast as bike three times the cost. Some day in the next few years I want to upgrade, but this bike is perfect for breaking back into the scene after being away for years.
  • + 1
 I run this bike completely stock except for Funn bar, stem and pedals. Takes everything I throw at it and never talks back. For the price, nothing else even comes close! Love it!
  • + 1
 Good beginner bike, heavy, but plows through tech.
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Airborne 2011 Taka (MSRP $1399.95) —

Specifications Compare to other DH Bikes

Price $1,400
Rear Shock Marzocchi Roco R Coil-Over
Fork Marzocchi 888RV 200mm Dual Crown
Cassette SRAM PG-950 zz-32t 9-Speed
Crankarms FSA MOTO-X 40t
Chainguide E-Thirteen LG1
Chain KMC X-9
Rear Derailleur SRAM X-7 Mid-Cage
Shifter Pods SRAM X-5 Trigger 9-Speed (Rear Only)
Handlebar KORE Torsion Race 35mm Rise, 31.8mm Dial, 710mm Width
Stem KORE B18 Direct Mount 31.8mm Clamp Dial, 350mm Length
Brakes Avid Juicy 3 Hydraulic Brakes
Wheelset WTB LaserDisc DH
Tires Maxis Minion DH 2.5
Seat WTB Pure V Race
Seatpost Kalloy Alloy 30mm Dia., 350mm Length

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