Exotec 1999 fsx-3 Full Suspension Bike

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

exotec fsx-3


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Paul a Weekend Warrior from Mt. Dora, FL, USA

Date Reviewed: August 5, 2003

Strengths:    For the money you can't beat it. Light wieght storng bike.
Takes hard down hill spills well. Just ask that tree in the German country side.


Weaknesses:    Front fork doesn't have alot of travel, can be upgraded.
Had to replace rims due to hard trails.


Bottom Line:   
Would tell anyone out there to buy this bike. If you are into riding but not spending alot BUY THIS BIKE!!!
Good all round bike for the money.

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Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Kaiserslautern, Germany

Similar Products Used:   Only other bike I've ownd is the Trek. The front suspension on it was better and it was lighter. Cost twice as much!!!!

Bike Setup:   everything stock,not into it enough to go all out

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Justin Seagrove a Weekend Warrior from Lawton, Oklahoma USA

Date Reviewed: January 19, 2002

Strengths:    Very strong bike. Light for a full suspinshion bike. Handles great. Realy good bike on jumps and ruff trails. Handle bar grips are the best Ive ever felt.

Weaknesses:    My front fork was a insync fork and it did not have much travel to it, I upgraded to a Judy XC.

Bottom Line:   
Bike is good for the price. You will not find a full suspinshion bike that good for any cheaper. I have up graded alot of things on the bike and have made it alot lighter. I have hade 2 realy bad wreakes on the bike and only bent the rim, bent the rear derailer and twisted the chain.

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Favorite Trail:   Fort Sill

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   Mannihiem Germany

Bike Setup:   Tec Tro brakes, Tru Vative crank, Alex rims, Maxis tires, WTM spokes, Deore rapid fire shifters, Deore hubs, LX rear derailer, crap front derailer(up graded to a XTR) Richy head set,

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Shawn LeMaitre a Weekend Warrior from Kaiserslaturen Germany, Military

Date Reviewed: March 18, 2000

Strengths:    Price is a real strength. Overall design and components are ok. STX-RC rapid fire shifters are nice. STX-RC brakes front and back are good. STX-RC front derailer is good.

Weaknesses:    Front suntour shock sucks...I hate it. The bike is a bit heavy but alot of that comes from the front shock. They used all STX-RC components except for the LX rear derailer??? Whats up with that???

Bottom Line:   
Overall for the price I like the bike. A better front shock would have been nice. If I had it to do again I would buy another...

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale super V 700
Wheeler H/T Decked out.


Bike Setup:   Stock except for tires which where changed out for panaracer smokes..

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