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    Commencal bikes...?

    hey guys are commencal bikes any good, anyone have any experience with them?

    i have seen the Premiere Disc here in paris for a good price and at my size..it is admittedly cheaper than the competition such as specialized


    i'm a noob can someone look at the specs and tell me if they're decent?

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    thx

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    Don't know about quality, but I know they keep showing up on chainlove.com for cheap.
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    I'd say it's a pretty fair brand - - seeing as how the Supreme DH is arguably one of the most talked-about bikes in the gravity world and the World Cup team is built around the Atherton siblings.

    Note: Commencal was started by Max Commencal - - split off from Sunn out of the ashes of the famed Sunn-Chippie team of Nico, Cedric and Ann Caro.
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    Over here in england I've heard nothing but good things about them. Everyone says in general they are very fun bikes.

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    thx for the useful info guys, i'll go try it out tomorrow, but i know nothing about bikes. well if it feels ok i'll end up posting pics...

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    I ride a Commencal Meta 5.5 and I absolutely love it. Endless rear travel and it even climbs well.
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    hey guys after testing quite a few bikes i ended up buying this Commencal Premier Disc (apparently its special edition with parts of a higher model...meh). its very smooth, though the saddle is kinda hard..or i aint used to it yet. anyways here are some pics. bike is 599 Euros





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    Very good. Enjoy.

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    Commencal opinion and question...

    I've been riding a Commencal Combi S ( and 8 other bikes, now a lot less ) primarily for the last 2 years. Although the rocker assembly disintegrated ( the 2009 version was made of what appeared to be cast pot metal ). After finding someone in Canada who had any idea of what I needed to replace, he sold me a Meta 5.5/6 rocker that was so improved it looked like an engineering marvel.

    I love the Combi S, even tho Commencal parts/service in the US is essentiall non existant.

    With all that being said, just a few days ago I acquired a Meta 5.5 (VIP,I think) alloy frame and am slowly building it up. If anyone has already done a build up, and liked what they did ( or not!) I'd like to know what they used, and what sizes, etc...

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    Very nice looking bike. But if you're using that cable lock to secure it, your bike's going to get stolen.

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    Hey I remember this thread...from two years ago
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    WORST Customer Service in the business. Ride at your own risk....
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