I think that you will be bummed out by the 140mm cranks if yuo are going to be doing MUni. Also why not have the brake mounts. The narrower fork is good but from the picture I can’t tell if it is rounded at the corners like the KH. If not you will bang up the insides of your knees.
Wow, that’s really cool. It’s almost like a big devil. I like the seat/frame color combo alot. If I didn’t already own a 26" track monster, I’d be all over that uni like flies on poop.
I’m not so sure I like the idea of not having brakes though. It can be difficult to stop quickly without brakes sometimes. As a matter of fact I just hit a car this morning with my track monster. I couldn’t grab the brake fast enough. Just think how bad it could have been if I had I no brakes.
Brakes or not, after the abuse my uni has taken and held up I am a huge K1 fan.
I’d think 140mm cranks would be fine for some fairly technical stuff whilst still allowing you to get up a reasonable speed on the flats. I guess that and the lack of brake mounts suggests they’re not aiming for the really really extreme stuff.
140mm cranks are not optimal for MUni. Yes you can get great spead with them but you will suffer on climbs and have a harder time balancing on technical sections. Kris Holm himself always used 165mm cranks for MUni. He only went to the 150mm cranks after starting to use brakes. He has mentioned before that you wouldn’t want to do any serious downhill MUni with cranks shorter than 165mm without a brake. So giving such short cranks without a brake option is not ideal in my opinion. But hey each to his own.