Kent Eriksen 96er Full Suspension 29er Full Suspension

5/5 (1 Reviews)

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Material: Titanium

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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bituman a Cross Country Rider from Phoenix, AZ

Date Reviewed: August 8, 2008

Strengths:    The stiff frame comes in at slightly less than 27 lbs. Very fine all around bike. Climbs, is fast, and rolls well in the mode of an XC bike but with the Maverick DUC32 easily handles the rock gardens of Arizona. Comfortable for long periods with forgiving handling, not at all twitchy. The simple geometry and Ti make it a great looking bike.

Weaknesses:    None yet. I hear that the Maverick rear end can develop a maddening squeek, although I haven't heard that yet. Oh yeah, it took about 4 months to have this bike built, but not Eriksen's fault. His suppliers didn't come thru.

Bottom Line:   
Kent Eriksen makes really superb bikes. He and Katie are a pleasure to deal with. This bike is a pleasure to own and ride and it is great to work with a cycling legend like KE.

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Favorite Trail:   Trail 100 @ Phoenix Mountain Preserve

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $6000.00

Purchased At:   Eriksen Cycles

Similar Products Used:   Intense Spyder 29er. Santa Cruz Superlight (great bike too!)

Bike Setup:   Bontrager tubeless ready F/R. XT disc brakes. XTR rear, XT front der. and shifters, Maverick DUC32 front fork, Maverick monolink rear. Eriksen seatpost and custom Ti handlebar.

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