DMR’s new Trailstar is bang up-to-date in terms of a really long top tube, slack steering angle and plus-size tyre compatibility DMR’s legendarily indestructible steel hardtail has been reborn as a bang-up-to-date, plus-size possible playbike that proves you don’t need a rear shock to have a load of fun on technical trails. A ton of super-slack bike is less fun uphill though. Punishment-proof rig
DMR has a long history of punishment-proof machines. The Trailstar’s short head tube is tapered, with bulged top and bottom openings to take an integrated headset. There’s a big throat gusset supporting the stout double-butted down tube too.
The downward-kinked, double-butted top tube is relatively skinny though, while the seat tube splits the difference. It also does without bottle bosses for full seat drop with a rigid post and has an exit port for an internally routed dropper. The top tube is relatively skinny: the top tube is relatively skinny The top tube is relatively skinny
The traditional threaded BB gets an ISCG mount and the seat clamp is forward facing to stop rear wheel spray seeping into the electroplated, corrosion resistant frame. A driveside chainstay plate and wide-spread seatstays give massive tyre clearance and […]