Flatmattersonline - Quest BMX Podium Frame!

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Danny Sirkin over at QuestBMX hit me up with some exciting news yesterday, ladies and gentlemen check out the new Quest BMX Podium frame, I sent Danny a few questions about the frame, so read on and check out the first photos of the frame, dialled!

Making a flatland frame with a platform is a brave move in the small saturated market that is flatland. Firstly, why did you choose the platform and who designed the frame?
Danny-Quest products have always been about function and performance. I don’t feel like the market is saturated with flat frames, although I do feel like there might be too many shortened double-diamond street frames. There are tons of riders who actually want a flatland-looking frame and there just hasn’t been much available in ages. t designed the frame myself with plenty of input from many fellow riders. I wanted the Podium to be as technology-forward as possible. Let’s think of it as ‘Flatland Forward.”

The Podium frame is more than just a flat frame with a platform. The platform is incredibly tiny and out of the way. It’s almost impossible to notice when riding it actually. I have seen a big trend of decade-type tricks happening again which is what initially prompted the idea, but honestly, it just builds a stiffer and stronger frame. The platform boxes in the rear end and keeps it from flexing laterally. The increased stiffness is instantly noticeable.

Here are some key features:

SuperTherm double-butted top and down tubes

Really sweet tapered seat and chain stays with bullet caps

14mm dropouts with integrated chain tensioners

Mid bottom bracket

Down tube gusset for added clearance

Curved bridges on seat and chainstays

Compact 4” platform length

No integrated seat post clamp – nothing to break and an aftermarket clamp holds tighter

Removable gyro tabs and cable hanger

Thread-in removable brake mounts – the finest available

Awesome Stardust-Black Powdercoat

MADE IN USA!

What is the geometry of the frame Danny?
Top tube length – 19”
Chainstay length – 13” slammed
BB Height – 11.8”
Standover height – 7.5”
Seat tube angle – 71 degrees
Head tube angle – 74.5 degrees
Weight before powder coat – 4.6lbs.

Where are you getting the frames made?
Dylan Worsley at WE Bicycles is making them. Dylan is awesome to work with and he’s a legend. It’s an honor to work with him on this project.

Entering the frame market is a big move, plans to expand Quest further? And when can we expect the frame to go into production?
Quest is making products as the needs arise. If we feel we can make something better or if we can make something that fills a void, then we will. Every Quest product is different and unique. Our pegs, for example, are made from 6061 aluminum instead of 7075 because research has shown that it lasts longer and doesn’t crack because it’s not as brittle. Also, our knurling has more depth than other pegs which gives increased control and stability but without being too grippy. Side note – we have improved our US peg sourcing and are happy to announce that the new retail of Guru and MetaGuruStix are now $49.99/pair!

The frame goes into production within the next couple weeks and will be available at www.flatlandfuel.com and www.questbmx.com.

I have to ask Danny, will this frame contain Gurunium?
Of course! Every Quest product is Gurunium-infused. Gurunium is the key element in our relentless pursuit of perfection.

Who is riding for Quest in 2014?
The 2014 Quest team consists of JF Boulianne, Todd Carter, Joe Cicman, Bryan Huffman, Danny Sirkin, Mannie Nogueira, Colin Carter, and Camden Carter.

Any last words?
Yes, I’d like to thank Todd Carter for giving this frame such an awesome name! The Podium. Thanks to Dylan Worsley for being a dream to work with! Lastly, thank you to Brandon Halleen who is the man behind the super-clean graphics. We are really excited about this frame!

Thanks for the exclusive Danny! That is awesome the frame will be made by a flatland legend, Dylan Worsley! Stay tuned in the next few weeks for the Podium frame to drop!

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