Kinesis Decade Virsa
Has anyone built up one of these? Without the flexibility of adjustable travel forks, what's the "right" length forks for the frame? The Bike Radar review is a bit wary of anything over 100mm, but the review in this month's STW mag has soemthing much longer (but admits it might benefit from a bit less).Posted 8 years ago
nice looking good! I hope you didnt have the same problem that i did puttig the drop outs on the wrong way round and wandering for ages why the wheel wouldnt fit!
you using the chain tug it came with? mine was made of cheese and fell apart when i used it.
Where abouts are you based?Posted 8 years agoPJayMember
A bit off-topic, but has anyone had any problems with the durability of the frame? I enquired about the Virsa on here a while back and someone mentioned the the walls of the seattube were extemely thin (27.2 seatpost and 28.6 clamp rather than the usual 29.8).
As a fairly heavy rider I'm a bike worried about this. I did check it out with UK Bike Store (after getting no response from Kinesis UK) and these are the correct measurement but they mentioned that the guys from DMR thrash around on these frames without problems, but even so I thought I'd ask.Posted 8 years ago
The different in wheel placement in the dropouts doesn't affect the caliper / disc lining up well. If you have any problems you could just stick a few washers on.
Went out yesterday, and running at 115 with decent compression felt best, I'd go with 120 too, just set a little more sag than usual.
Absolutley fantastic ride, just make sure the dropouts go on the *inside* of the frame.Posted 8 years ago
The topic ‘Kinesis Decade Virsa’ is closed to new replies.