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Advice sought on sub-$1k MTB for non-technical riding

Old 02-24-19, 08:45 AM
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Still leaning towards a Bikes Direct bike simply to get a 1/4 better component set at a given price point, or rather pay 1/4 less for a given group.
Don't do this. Bikes Direct sells junk.
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Old 02-24-19, 09:34 AM
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https://www.chainreactioncycles.com/...pf=700&pt=1200
Check those guys out. They usually have some good deals going and there are a couple nice hardtails on there for $1k rightnow. You do have to pay import duties but I can't remember what the rate is. My last bike came from them but it was during one of their promos where they paid the fees.
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Old 02-24-19, 06:49 PM
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It seems I've struck a deal on a 2018 Spec Chisel Comp. However, due to work and weather (it's over the mountains from me) I can't go get it for at least a week. I'll post pics when I get it home.
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Old 03-11-19, 07:40 PM
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Hey folks! Finally was able to go get the bike. 2018 Spec Chisel Comp, basically new... Still has the nubbies on the tires!



Thanks for all the help people!!

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Old 03-11-19, 07:48 PM
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Nice!
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Old 03-12-19, 07:16 AM
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You made a good choice. Nice looking bike.
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Old 03-12-19, 12:16 PM
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Thanks! Went slightly over budget @ $1100 but I think it was worth it. I like that the frameset is worthy of parts upgrades should I ever desire, as opposed to the base model Rockhopper I looked at.
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