KHS 1999 ALITE 3000 Hardtail Bike

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $1300.00

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by bikerpuppy a Weekend Warrior from Joburg, South Africa

Date Reviewed: June 27, 2000

Strengths:    tasty paint job, great parts spec, solid performer, brilliant suspension

Weaknesses:    Power Tools OE could be better.(pedal fell off!)

Bottom Line:   
This bike and i have gone through a few rims, spokes and tires already. In the 2 and a bit years i've beenjumping it, commuting, crashing, etc. i haven't had any major issues. Right now the bottom bracket needs replacing, but to be fair, it's taken a beating. Only serviced the fork after 2 years, a true soldier. This bike is suitable for xc racing, a spot of downhill and even some playbiking, depending on your setup. Great for the bucks

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Favorite Trail:   out west

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Giant ATX 860, Trek VRX, Cannondale Raven

Bike Setup:   Upgrades include: Azonic Riser bars, Shimano 535 pedals, Avenir grips, bottle cage every few months....

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Brian a Cross Country Rider from St. Stephen, NB, Canada

Date Reviewed: February 10, 2000

Strengths:    Blue/Orange paint job, light, great price ($1350 CDN in 1998)

Weaknesses:    Defective Silent Clutch rear hub

Bottom Line:   
This is a great bike for a great price. I have had a lot of good comments on the paint job. The wheels have held up good during races and all other riding. The Z3 Bomber is very smooth and plush for a mid-price fork. If you can't afford to get a super high-end XC bike, KHS has what you're looking for.

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Favorite Trail:   Poley Mtn.

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Similar Products Used:   Thin Blue Line, GT

Bike Setup:   LX/XT drivetrain, LX V-brakes, Z3 Light fork, Mavic X221 wheels

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Dunzie a Cross-Country Rider from Guelph, Canada

Date Reviewed: September 3, 1999

Unbeatable bang for the buck, good lookin' bike.

Could shave a pound or two.

Bottom Line:   
KHS is the world leader in providing big bang for the buck. Compare it to any bike in its price range for components, including an XT rear, quality V-brakes, Mavic 221 rims, Z3 alloy Bomber, good paint and graphics, and more. My bike checks in at around 30 pounds with the upgraded fork, crank and pedals, but it still handles very well and makes a great cross-country weapon for the cash.

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Duration Product Used:   
1 Year

Similar Products Used:   
Devinci Chili Pepper
Rocky Mountain Hammer Race

Bike Setup:   
Upgraded to Z1 Bomber, Race Face crank, USE shockpost, Trans-X Riser bars.

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