by Mark Sutton from Bicycle Business
Ison Distribution has told BikeBiz of plans to debut an Identiti BMX race frameset called the Krisis MX, devleoped alongside UK Pro rider Martin Ogden.
Borrowing experience gained from its time in the four-cross market, Identiti have created a 7075 alloy, tripple-butted top and down tubed race machine with stiff Twin Box chainstays for strong gate launches.
Taper Lock Dropouts are specced which have a 1.5 degree tapered thickness, and special washers are used which also have a matching 1.5 degree taper to keep parallel faces. Effectively, if the axle were to try to pull forwards.. the washer and the dropout act together to become thicker, so effectively tightening the axle nuts;- hence nothing slips forwards. This negates the need for chain tensioners.
The Krisis MX will be available in four sizes: Pro, Pro XL, Pro XXL and Cruiser and in Red, Fluro Yellow, Blue and Black (anodised). The frame will come with a superlight Genetic Syngenic seatpost and an Identiti QR seatclamp.