The Cryptkeeper began as a blank slate for Deity back in 2008. With a rider-owned ethos of making products for riders by riders, Deity’s goal was to perfect the deceivingly simple dirt jump hardtail. Making every effort to address even the smallest details in their quest for perfection, it took four prototypes–and two years of real-world testing–for Deity to achieve their perfect poison. To read Bike magazine’s first impressions of the bike, click here.
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