Mountain Biking - ADVICE NEEDED!!! Are these bikes worth my time???
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12-08-06, 10:56 PM
K2 Zed Sport Bike '06 for about $220.00
or 2006 Motobecane 400HT for about $330.00
Does anyone have any advice on these bikes??? I'm a beginner who will be riding on medium difficulty terrain trails.
12-09-06, 12:03 AM
Welcome to the forums Matt. I figured some links might help you out in responses, so I've added links:
K2 Zed Sport Bike '06 for about $220.00 (http://www.rei.com/outlet/product/48137874.htm)
2006 Motobecane 400HT for about $330.00 (http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/motobecane/motobecane_400HT.htm)
If you don't find anything on Craigslist, I'd suggest the Motobecane of all you've mentioned.
12-09-06, 12:03 AM
since you are a beginner, at that price, get yourself a good hardtail. Im sensing the word Hardrock coming up :p
12-09-06, 12:42 AM
Im sensing the word Hardrock coming up :p
Hehehe, that's a job for me.
Get a Hardrock!
K anywhoo wheelhot is correct, for your price range you will be much better off getting a HT with higher end components. Does not have to be a Hardrock but I strongly recommend them.:D
12-09-06, 05:46 AM
K2 is nice.
I used to have one and had no problem at all.
the frame was super strong and very good for money. :)
12-09-06, 08:53 AM
wheelhot is correct
cue black hole opening in bike forums server!
:p (just messin) :D
to the OP - K2s are decent bikes for the price, they do a better job than a good number of companies in that lower price range, i feel
12-10-06, 08:39 PM
i've yet to hear anything negative about the hardrock...
i think it's gonna be a hardrock, unless someone can talk me out of it
12-10-06, 09:47 PM
Matt, try to find end of the year close-out specials on the Hardrock.
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