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    Raleigh Max Ogre

    Hi All,

    Is the Max Ogre a good bike, or is it a piece of cr*p? I'm just considering buying one second hand for a spot of fun biking and commuting.

    Thanks!

    Dupre.

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    Yep, this range is excellent for general usage (at least for what you described). It's notoriously one the heaviest mtb's produced by Raleigh, the components are mid range shimano / okay quality stuff on entry level models. My own features older tech, like sti thumb shifters and (my personal braking type preference)- cantilever with aztec pads. 20 gears, very easy for he layman, intermediate or enthusiast to maintain. This thing has a beast of a steel frame with ridiculous unnecessary proportions. I wouldn’t recommend considering it for all-terrain...very impractical. It is however a excellent comfortable touring bike which is very tough. Okay if you're not a cycle snob.

    My own has got me to work for 7 years but for leisure, I prefer something alloy & lighter. I tried sliming my ogre down / adding lighter components but this thing's still too damn heavy for anything other than road usage. Pic for any interest >>


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    Ogre is a good name for a mountain bike!

    Congratulations to the marketing department .

    I hope that their track bike is named "Elf"
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