Mountain Biking - Saracen Excell
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I've brought one of the above mentioned Saracens a few months back and reading on here a few people say they have good frames, but bad components. I'm thinking of spending some money (not a lot - no more then say £100 on any one thing) so what do people think I should get?
I've already added Crud catchers, DMR V8's and a taller seat post (and a new front rim and rear wheel due to crashes).
11-28-04, 07:21 AM
Hey, Saracens are good bikes for the money, the frames are prettyu solid but they sell their bikes cheap buy providing low end components, if I were you, id upgrade the Fork next, or possibly the cranks...
For £100 you could pick up a Marz EXR pro, or a nice new crank and bb...
11-28-04, 08:00 AM
I've never heard of them but, then again I'm stateside... A cursory look at their website has left a good impression... They look like a killer bike for the money with a nice HARD look, sleek and not too flashy. They remind me of Trek's Bruiser series a bit. Nice Bikes.
11-28-04, 09:59 AM
Yeh they are excellent starter bikes over here, they're really common but really good bikes
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