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Old 09-14-05, 11:03 AM
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Anyone Heard Of A Manufacturer Called "Tank"?

Hello All....I ran across a Manufacturer called "TANK" recently that had decent prices for a Carbon Fiber Framed Mountain Bike that has the following specs....(Dont Laugh) Just looking for secondary bike.

FRAME: 26" Carbon fiber frame (6.82lb)05
FORK: 26" Alloy Suspension Fork(4.84lb)
HANDLEBAR & STEM: Alloy Black
CHAIN WHEEL: Alloy Black 24/34/42T
RIMS: Alloy 30mm Double Twin color, F/hub With Quick Release
DERAILLEUR: Shimano EF33 Shift Lever
21Sp Index / RD-MC330 Rear Derailleur And
Ty40 Freewheel
SEAT POST: Alloy Black W/Clamp 1.05"x9.84"
TIRE: 26"x2.3" Downhill
HEAD TUBE: 5.12"x1.61"x1.34"
HEAD SET: Ahead w/o thread
B. B AXLE: 3T W/B. B part
BRAKES: Alloy V-Brake, Black
HUBS: Alloy black
NET WIGHT: 32lb
FRAME SIZE: 20" , Fit for Avg. Rider: 6' ~ 6'4".

Any Feedback on the manufacturer would be much appreciated! Thanks!
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Old 09-14-05, 11:07 AM
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They are known for making really cheap and low quality stuff... 7lbs for a carbon frame? Yikes. I know they make some trials bikes dirt cheap, and their stuff is ok, just expect to replace every moving component on it eventually.
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Originally Posted by seely
They are known for making really cheap and low quality stuff... 7lbs for a carbon frame? Yikes. I know they make some trials bikes dirt cheap, and their stuff is ok, just expect to replace every moving component on it eventually.

Thanks! I knew I wouldnt get "Rave" reviews on this one! But found that this bike usually sells for $600 and I can now pick it up in the box for around $200 plus the cost to bring it down to my local bike shop and have them assemble it and tune it. Thought it would be good enough and cheap enough to just have a MTB to kick around.

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Originally Posted by sammydeek
Thanks! I knew I wouldnt get "Rave" reviews on this one! But found that this bike usually sells for $600 and I can now pick it up in the box for around $200 plus the cost to bring it down to my local bike shop and have them assemble it and tune it. Thought it would be good enough and cheap enough to just have a MTB to kick around.

Thanks Again!
I think it would void the warranty if you kicked it....but hey its your money
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Old thread I know. But I figured I'd post some pics on my Tank. Well mine lasted me a couple years before I got a few cracks in the frame. I liked the bike. Just wish it would have lasted longer for me.






Crack runs from side to side.
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