With 6061 double-butted aluminum frame tubing and fully hydroformed top and down tubes, the Nine 70 has many of the same features as race bikes costing hundreds more. Add in its competition-ready parts, including a Suntour 100mm suspension fork, Shimano shifters and mechanical disc brakes, and the Nine 70 is a versatile off-road machine for weekend adventures or racing alike.
Weaknesses: chain kept skipping ,tossed it and upgraded, tires arent the best for climbing but are good stock tires and it is a bit heavy but with upgrades you might be able to shed a pound , but hey its a better work out ! lol.
overall a great bike for the money with above weaknesses mention they are easy fixes, upgrades are the norm for any bike anyway, I will be replacing the pedals with new crank bros 5050 3 platform pedals and work my way around the bike in time .
So I decided that I'm going to build my own mountain bike, and that is a going to be a project in it's own (with it's own thread) but I was in a local bike shop that sells both GT and Felt and I was highly impressed with the prices of the bikes at this level.
I figure that I can pick up a 29er fo ... Read More »
just picked this up, bike feels awesome so far. with preload all the way up the forks will due for now. i got free tune ups for life, lifetime warranty on frame, and one year for entire bike. it was the only felt in the shop because they dont carry them in stock but everyone was lookin at this one! ... Read More »