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Old 10-21-14, 03:56 AM
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giant xtc fr frame price

Hi friends,in amazon.com the giant xtc fr frame price is around 500$ but in aliexpress.com is 160$ and when i contact to seller,he said it's original.which price is correct?
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/subject/1948735196.html
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Well, for one thing, if it isn't a knockoff, the China one is no newer than a 2009 frameset, since 2009 was the last of the aluminum + 26er XTCs.
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Originally Posted by dminor
Well, for one thing, if it isn't a knockoff, the China one is no newer than a 2009 frameset, since 2009 was the last of the aluminum + 26er XTCs.
But in ali......com some sellers say have xtc fr 2013,may be grade 2 or copy of original giant frame?
My language is not english if grammar is incorrect so sorry.
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I don't think Giant allows their stuff to be sold online so I'd go with it being a knockoff.
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Originally Posted by dminor
Well, for one thing, if it isn't a knockoff, the China one is no newer than a 2009 frameset, since 2009 was the last of the aluminum + 26er XTCs.
There was 26" XTC bikes sold in some countries up until last year: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-in/...&q=XTC&x=0&y=0
* Scroll down & click on 'Show older bikes'



2012 XTC frame: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-in/...c/10847/54063/

2013 XTC FR frame: https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-in/...r/11605/56150/

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I'm suspicious of the frame on Ali Express. Note: the decal on the left chain stay is incorrect. It says "Giant". In the search I did on line, all the XTC frames said "XTC" on the inside of the stay. Maybe it's an older frame, but it's not consistent.
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Originally Posted by roccobike
I'm suspicious of the frame on Ali Express. Note: the decal on the left chain stay is incorrect. It says "Giant". In the search I did on line, all the XTC frames said "XTC" on the inside of the stay. Maybe it's an older frame, but it's not consistent.
Look at the second link in my previous post.

Compare the photos...
https://www.giant-bicycles.com/_gener...012/FR-XtC.jpg
https://img01.cp.aliimg.com/bao/uploa...!357802020.jpg
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Originally Posted by cobba
OK, I see your point.
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Originally Posted by cobba
There was 26" XTC bikes sold in some countries up until last year
Yeah, I tend to forget about the huge non-US/North America international market that a giant like Giant supplies.
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I'm confused, why are so many differences in price, I'mpretty sure that the two frames are different.in china made not said aluxx but original giant is aluxx.
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