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    Wanted: Mountain Bike Recommendation Budget £500

    Hi all im looking to spend under £500 for a good quality mountain bike, a hard tail with 18" frame that can be used on and off road without falling to pieces after 6 months.

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    Carrera Fury £549 + quidco

    ■Alloy Rims: Yes
    ■Approximate Weight (KG): 13
    ■Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
    ■Chainset: Truvativ with Powerspline BB
    ■Exact Frame Size: 18"
    ■Fork Lock-out : Yes
    ■Fork travel: 120mm
    ■Forks: Suntour Epicon Fork 120mm Travel
    ■Forks - Adjustable damping : Yes
    ■Frame Colour: White
    ■Frame Material: Aluminium
    ■Frame Size: 17-18
    ■Frame-: 7005 T6 Heat treated aluminium
    ■Front Brake: Avid Juicy 3 Hydraulic 180mm disc brakes
    ■Front Mech: SRAM X5
    ■Gear Shifters: SRAM X5
    ■Gender: Mens
    ■Handle Bars: Alloy 31.8mm
    ■Headset: Semi Integrated
    ■Hubs: Formula sealed bearing
    ■Number of Gears: 27
    ■Pedals: Alloy platform
    ■Quick Release Wheels: Yes
    ■Rear Brake: Avid Juicy 3 hydraulic disc brakes 160mm rotors
    ■Rear Mech: SRAM X5
    ■Rear Shock: N/A
    ■Rear Shock Adjustable Damping: N/A
    ■Rear Shock Lock-out : N/A
    ■Rear wheel travel: N/A
    ■Rims: Mavic XM-317
    ■Saddle: Carrera
    ■Seatpost: Alloy 31.8mm
    ■Stem: Alloy 31.6mm
    ■Suspension: Front
    ■Tyre size: 26 x 2.3
    ■Tyres: Continental Speed King
    ■Wheel size: 26


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    Boardman Mountain Bike Comp Small 2010 £555 + quidco


    Frame Material: Aluminium
    Frame Size: 17-18
    Gender: Mens
    Suspension: Front
    Alloy Rims: Yes
    Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
    Chainset: Truvativ Firex 3.1 GXP 44/32/22T
    Exact Frame Size: 18"
    Forks: Rock Shox Recon SL Air, 100mm travel, adjustable rebound damping & lockout
    Frame-: Kona 7005 Butted Aluminum
    Gear Shifters: SRAM X5 9 speed
    Handle Bars: Ritchey Comp Rizer
    Headset: Semi integrated cartridge headset
    Hubs: Sealed bearings
    Number of Gears: 27
    Pedals: Wellgo alloy platform
    Quick Release Wheels: Yes
    Rear Brake: Avid Juicy 3 hydraulic disc brakes, 160mm rotors
    Rear Mech: SRAM X7
    Rear Shock: NA (rigid)
    Rims: Ritchey Pro Disc 32H
    Saddle: Cboardman, Cro-Mo rails
    Stem: Ritchey OS 31.8mm
    Tyre size: 2.1"
    Tyres: Continental Speed King
    Wheel size: 26"
    Approximate Weight (KG): 11.7
    Fork Lock-out : Yes
    Fork travel: 100mm
    Forks - Adjustable damping : Yes
    Frame Colour: Black
    Front Brake: Avid Juicy 3 hydraulic disc brakes, 160mm rotors
    Front Mech: Sram X5
    Seatpost: Ritchey 27.2mm

    halfords.com/web…7C1
    Edited by: "slamdunkin" 12th Apr 2011

    Banned

    If you don't believe me, then ask on bike radar

    bikeradar.com/for…c=3

    Giant Talon 1 £550

    leisurewheels.co.uk/pro…=gb



    PRODUCT MODEL YEAR 2010

    PRODUCT OPTIONS S (16"), XL (22"), L (20"), M (18")
    Frame Giant AluxX aluminium, Fluid FormedTM
    Forks RockShox Dart 2 coil 100mm Turnkey lockout
    Rear Derailleur Shimano SLX Shadow
    Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
    Shifters Shimano Deore 27 speed
    Chainset Shimano M442 22/32/44
    Bottom Bracket Shimano UN26
    Chain Shimano HG73
    Freewheel Shimano HG50 11-34
    Stem Giant Sport aluminium ahead
    Handlebars Giant Sport aluminium riser
    Front Brake Giant Root hydraulic discs, 160mm rotors
    Rear Brake Giant Root hydraulic discs, 160mm rotors
    Brake Levers Giant Root
    Rims CR18 double wall aluminium
    Front Hub Formula disc
    Rear Hub Formula disc
    Spokes Black stainless steel
    Tyres Kenda Nevegal 2.1"
    Saddle WTB Speed V Comp
    Seatpost Giant Sport aluminium
    Pedals Giant platform

    MarzBarz

    http://www.cyclestore.co.uk/productDetails.asp?productID=24722&categoryID=60




    Last years model for £360 ~ SPECIALIZED Hardrock Sport Disc 2010 . I can't vouch for the site though.

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    leefal

    Last years model for £360 ~ SPECIALIZED Hardrock Sport Disc 2010 . I … Last years model for £360 ~ SPECIALIZED Hardrock Sport Disc 2010 . I can't vouch for the site though.



    You can't really compare them to the better Fury or Boardman, as they are in a different league spec wise.

    Original Poster

    I have the chance of getting a cboardman sport 2010 brand new for £350 is this a good price?.

    markrfc

    I have the chance of getting a cboardman sport 2010 brand new for £350 is … I have the chance of getting a cboardman sport 2010 brand new for £350 is this a good price?.



    Yes, even on ebay they go for £450.

    Lowtrawler

    Yes, even on ebay they go for £450.



    + 1 Go for it!
    Edited by: "Grimmie75" 14th Apr 2011

    Original Poster

    Cheers picked it up today and got it for £300 bargain.
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