Avanti 1999 Aggressor Hardtail Bike

4.6/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $1900.00


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Avanti Aggressor


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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Jeffery Campbell a Weekend Warrior from otorohanga,New Zealand

Date Reviewed: April 27, 2001

Strengths:    strong, sturdy frame that has handled everywhere that I have gone on it. never bent or buckled it but have had a few punctures.

Weaknesses:    tyre tread wears out quite fast and so do the brake pads. too heavy in the front end to do extreme stunts.

Bottom Line:   
great bike for all the riding that I do and if it is within your budget I guarentee that you won't be disapointed with it.

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Favorite Trail:   any

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $300.00

Purchased At:   cycle time hamilton New Zealand

Bike Setup:   well set up with every screw, nut and bolt easy to access. It could have more hand grip length.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Eric Chan a Cross Country Rider from Bendigo, Victoria, Australia

Date Reviewed: December 25, 2000

Strengths:    I am 5"6 35cm is the right size, nice small frame great on single track, takes off very fast great bike to play on.

Weaknesses:    Lots of flex at the rear, bike a bit too short for long climb and doesn't holds it line during difficult DH.
But overall feels good.


Bottom Line:   
Good bike for its value, great for female or small rider
feels similar to specialized Rockhopper, seems pretty strong but weak and flexy rear triangle. Best used with XT disc brakes at rear to elimlate flex.

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Favorite Trail:   Bendigo, Victoria in general

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1600.00

Purchased At:   Bendigo

Similar Products Used:   96 Giant ATX 870
97 GT Zeasker LE
98 Giant ATX-890
01 GT Zeasker LE


Bike Setup:   Full XTR,Y2K SID XC,Race Face cranks, Mavic Cross Max

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Greg Mather a Weekend Warrior from UK

Date Reviewed: November 20, 2000

Strengths:    Great spec at v. competitive price
Reasonably light and seemingly very strong frame.
Aggressive geometry.


Weaknesses:    No one knows of the brand back home in UK.
Nothing else. Saddle broke and Seatpost clamp came loose from seatpost and nneded 'glue'- this only after several clumsy wipeouts with trees etc


Bottom Line:   
For the price-Great spec/ frame/ forks/ wheelset
A real go-anywhere/do anything bike
Who should buy it?? If this is your budget, You should!!
Avanti cut corners on very little here, and only on the things that it is very easy to upgrade. PERFECT. I LOVE THIS BIKE- or is that obvious?

PS frame size 35cm/40/45/50 (Mine is 40cm, my height 5'10')

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Favorite Trail:   42 Traverse New Zealand

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Purchased At:   Palmerston North, NZ

Similar Products Used:   Gary fisher Marlin (not front suspension)

Bike Setup:   Frame 7005 aluminium, fully butted
XT rear mech
LX cassette, front mech, shifters, brakes, crankset
LX hubs with Mavic 221 rims, black spokes
Manitou SX-E TPC sport damping forks (preload adjust only)
Unbranded seat post/straight bars/stem/grips
Alright headset

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by ben h a Weekend Warrior from Australia

Date Reviewed: November 9, 2000

Strengths:    strong frame. very light, great for jumping and dual. also fun to ride around streets.

Weaknesses:    i got it with rock shox jetts and they are not the greatest.

Bottom Line:   
this bke has been set up for jumping racing everything it is a very cool bike and is light and strong.

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Favorite Trail:   anakie, jan juc

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $440.00

Purchased At:   friend

Similar Products Used:   kona caldera

Bike Setup:   jetts on the front, mr controll chain device, tioga saddle, sun rims, tioga tires.

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Chris Hill a Weekend Warrior from Melbourne, Australia

Date Reviewed: October 24, 1999

Strengths:    
Price compared to features.
Frame rigidity.
Decent Components.


Weaknesses:    
Maybe it's just me, but the standard Specialized tyres that came with the bike sucked - badly.
Cheapo grips.


Bottom Line:   
Value for money really makes this bike worth the cash. I got mine for $1900 Aus. And a swag of accessories thrown in at cost.
It's almost there, but not quite.

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Favorite Trail:   
Mt-Hotham

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
Mongoose 6.3 & 7.1
Cannondale F700 & F1000
Kona Nunu


Bike Setup:   
Standard - minus tyres & grips.

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First time post, I've wanted to get into biking for awhile just haven't found the time but it's something my wife and I agree would be nice to try together. I used to have a GT BMX bike when I was younger and raced but haven't been on a bike since. I'm now stationed near Pensacola and am looking to ... Read More »

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