Raleigh Talus 29 Sport 29er Hardtail

4/5 (1 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Frame: Atomic 13 SL Custom Butted Aluminum, Formed Downtube, CNC Machined Headtube
  • Fork: Suntour XCR 29 80mm w/Lockout, Aluminum Steerer
  • Cranks: Shimano Alivo MC430 Octalink 22/32/44t
  • Brakes: Hayes MX5 Mechanical Disc, 180/160mm Rotors
  • Tires: Geax AKA 29x2.2
  • Seatpost: Alloy Micro Adjust 27.2x400mm

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    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Ifelldown a Weekend Warrior from Boston,ma

    Date Reviewed: August 10, 2011

    Strengths:    Great frame.I Dont feel bad about slamming it around at all. The geometry and clearance combined with 29 tires really help you up climbs and bomb descents. Great rims.

    Weaknesses:    Some of the components are suspect. Promax disk brakes are probably going to need to be replaced soon down the line. The suntour fork is garbage, many just consider it to be a place holder for something mountain worthy. Frame is slugish

    Bottom Line:   
    I have to give this Bike a solid endorsement. Although Im going to have to replace the brakes and fork, this bike is worthy of upgrading. As this is my first 29er mountain bike I find myself laughing at how you can climb over EVERYTHING rather than go over it. The geometry of the frame can be seen in higher end bkes. I would reccomend this bike for intermediate riders who dont require a lightweight frame yet. Great entry level bike.

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    Favorite Trail:   Blue hills

    Duration Product Used:   3 months

    Price Paid:    $550.00

    Purchased At:   A bike shop

    Bike Setup:   Stock with clipless pedals

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