Mountain Biking - Iron Horse Quantum
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07-14-05, 06:43 PM
Any one have this particular bike? I saw it on Sportsmart and they are selling it for $299 on sale. The original price is $499.
here are some of the details,
Hayes IH2 Disc brakes ( front and back)
Truvativ XFLOW Power Crank
Rear Der. Acera 8 spd.
Front Der Shimano ?
IRC Mythos Tires
Manitou SIX Fork
Is this worth buying ? it looks like the Warrior Comp but has different components. im no pro I just want a bike to around town and maybe go to some trails near my area.
07-14-05, 06:57 PM
I recently bought an Ironhorse comp disc. I am pretty happy with it for the price. I am upgrading alot of it but I was impressed with the components in the price range. I think it would be great for the way you want to ride and I don't know if you'd find anything better at that price.
07-15-05, 10:47 AM
Thanks nobnerb.... any one else have any opinion. By the way this was emailed to me by their CS.
The quantum is a special make up bike for some stores so we do not put it on
our website. It is a trail bike, It is in between a Maverick and a Warrior.
the manuals are not model specific. I have attached a document that gives an
over view of the bike.
- Aluminum, zero-stack headtube, oversize downtube, deluxe dropout design, monostay rear
- Answer SIX suspension fork, 100mm travel
- Hayes MX-2 Mechanical Disc brake
- Truvativ X Flow, 42/34/24T
- Shimano Derailleurs- Acera 8 speed rear/C050 Dual pull front
- 24 speed index shifting
- Shimano EF-35 EZ- Fire shifter and brake lever combination
- Alloy Handlebar and Alloy Stem
- IRC Mythos XC tires, 26x2.10
- WTB Speed V saddle
- Alloy micro-adjust seat post- 30.8mm
So is all of this worth the price.....or so or am i better of with the hardrock?
Its a lower end bike, the fork is not so great. I had a 6 and snapped the arch about 3 months into riding...
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