2020 Fiend Type R Bike Review

The most expensive Fiend bike of 2020. This Fiend Type R is $700 and has everything that a pro-level rider would need to keep killing it. It is on a whole new level because it includes aftermarket fiend parts like team grips, Reynolds sprocket, and a sealed freecoaster.


✅ - Full Chromoly
⛔️ - Under $500
✅ - Double Wall Rims
✅ - Pegs
✅ - Fully Sealed Bearings
✅ - 3 pc. Cranks
✅ - Freecoaster - What is a freecoaster?


  • Full Chromoly
  • 3 pc. cranks
  • Double wall rims
  • Aftermarket Parts
2020 fiend type r sprocket close up
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2020 Fiend Type R Overview

The Type R is intended for the advanced rider and features a 100% Chromoly frame, Chromo forks , 9.25″ Chromo handlebars, Fiend Matrix front load stem, flangeless Fiend Team grips, 165mm Chromoly 3pc cranks with a sealed Mid BB, Nylon pedals, Fiend Reynolds pivotal, Mission Mylar rims, Mission Deploy freecoaster hub, Mission Invade 3/8″ sealed front hub, 25-9 gearing, 2.4″ street tires, and a Mission Cease rear brake and Token lever.

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2020 Fiend Type R Specs


$709.99 on sourcebmx



FORKS: 100% Chromo, 26mm Offset
BARS: 100% Chromo, 9.25" Rise
STEM: Fiend Matrix Top Load 50mm
HEADSET: Sealed Integrated
BRAKES: Mission Cease
FRONT HUB: Mission Invade SB 3/8" Axle
FRONT RIM: Mission Mylar Double Wall
REAR HUB: Mission Deploy SB freecoaster,14mm Axle
REAR RIM: Mission Mylar Double Wall
TIRES: Innova Street 2.40"
SPROCKET: Fiend Reynolds 25t w/ Guard
CRANKS: 165mm Chromoly
BB: Sealed Mid 19mm
PEDALS: Nylon Fiend Reynolds
SEAT: Fiend Reynolds Pivotal
WEIGHT: 28 lbs

Frame Geometry

A: Top Tube Length: 20.75" - Learn what size is right for you here.

This is a medium toptube.

Perfect for riders that are between 5'6" to 6'

B: Chain Stay Length: 13” - Learn About Chain Stays Here

This is a medium chain stay designed to balance tech and flow riding.

C: Head Tube Angle: 75.5° - Learn About Head Tube Angles Here

Steep head tube angles make the bike "snappy" meaning more responsive to fast turns.

A less steep head tube gives you more control.

D: Seat Tube Angle: 71°

E: Bottom Bracket Height: 11.75"

F: Stand over height: 8.5"

This is a medium standover.

A medium standover balances tricks like barspins, and whips.

2020 Fiend Type R Price

It is the typical price of a pro-level bike. For $709 you are getting a really high-quality bike.

2020 Fiend Type R Quality

This is the best quality fiend bike of 2020. Here's why

  • Full Chromoly Frame, Bars, and Forks
  • Aftermarket Fiend Parts
  • Double-wall rims
  • Pegs and hub guards


Amazing Quality

Like I mentioned before, the quality is impressive. It is about the same quality as all of the other $700+ bikes.


High Ticket Item

Parents don't like to spend more than $500 on presents, and it would take a long time to save up for this. However, the quality makes the bike well worth $700.

Buy if you are learning:

  • Any tricks!!!

Don't buy if you are learning:

  • Good for anything!

2020 Fiend Type R Conclusion 🤩

If you are a rider who wants to buy a bike that will last a long time, you need this bike. It would even hold up to pro-level riding. I like the fact that the bike has aftermarket parts, and supports Garret Reynolds. this is a true BMX brand owner buy a BMX rider. Get yourself the type R if you want something to last.

Frequently Asked Questions

How tall do you have to be for this bike?

This bike is great for riders between 5' 6" to 5'8"

How long will this bike last me?

It will last a long time for most riders. If you are on a pro-level you will probably start upgrading after a year.

Is this a good bike?

Good for any riders from beginner to pro!

How much does it weigh?

The Fiend Type R+ weighs about 30lbs. Remember that this includes 4 pegs.

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