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Kastle BMX88 (2012)

Kastle BMX88 (2012)
Gold Medal Gear
Rank: #14 In Mixed Snow
Tester's Review

Usually the consensus among testers is pretty good. Not so with the BMX88 (Big Mountain Cross 88). Eight of 11 testers put it in their top-five lists, but the doubters punished it in the scoring. It came down to whether you thought the 88 was too soft and too little or pleasingly light, quick and finesseful. Even some of the big guys (and our biggest) were strong supporters, finding it fun and easy to manage. It's light-overall and in swingweight-but doesn't (most agreed) get knocked around in crud. "Light as can be; cat-like agility; sinks its teeth in, too," said Elling. Sold flat.

PRICE (MSRP): $899.00
Product Specifications | How We Test
LevelIntermediate, Advanced, Expert
CategoryMixed Snow
AwardsGold Medal Gear
Rating: Stability at Speed2.94 / 5
Rating: Hard Snow Grip3.15 / 5
Rating: Crud Performance3.06 / 5
Rating: Forgiveness3.15 / 5
Rating: Quickness/Bumps3.13 / 5
Rating: Rebound Energy3.40 / 5
Rating: Flotation2.82 / 5
Rating: Balance of Skill3.09 / 5
Rating: Overall3.10 / 5
reviews of Kastle BMX88 (2012)