Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  

Go Back   > >

Mountain Biking Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Check out this forum to discuss the latest tips, tricks, gear and equipment in the world of mountain biking.

User Tag List

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-03-07, 08:22 AM   #1
Thread Starter
Join Date: Apr 2007
Posts: 3
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Felt Mountain bikes - newbie here

Wow! You guys are great! Lots of info to chew on for newbies like me! I appreciate it and I appreciate re-posting the $500-range thread as well as the Solo Rider Musings.

In scanning through the $500-range thread I saw no mention of Felt bikes, plus, to be fair a lot of the posts were from years ago. I understand that at this level that information is still invaluable. I want to know if anyone has any opinions on Felt Mountain bikes, though...?

I know $700 isn't alot in the scheme of all that can be spent on these bikes and the sport in general, but I want that first chunk to go in the best place possible, since I'm not so likely to be re-building my own bike component-by-component. Who knows, though? If I stick around here, I'll surely be inspired to! However, I need to at least start with a good frame... What's the reputation of Felt? Anybody got anything to say on this?

Thanks for all your help! Again, you've been great!
samanthaw is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-03-07, 09:52 AM   #2
Join Date: Sep 2003
Location: Home alone
Bikes: Trek 4300 X 2. Trek 1000, Trek 6000
Posts: 6,020
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
For that price you will be looking at the Q620 or Q720. I don't own one but the shop i frequent is a dealer so i've looked at the bikes a lot.

They are good bikes like most in this price range. It really is hard to go wrong. Just go ride some bikes and pick the one that feels right to you. That gets said all of the time on here, but really your input from sitting on and riding the bike is the most important.
Portis is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:07 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.