Giant 1999 Boulder Rigid Bike

3.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $270.00


Product Description

1999 Giant Boulder, mountain bike, non-suspension, Mountain Mix components


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ricky Raccoon a Weekend Warrior from Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Date Reviewed: January 4, 2001

Strengths:    Basic, entry-level mountain bike with some components found on higher-priced bikes. "Best value for money" bike sold in the shop. Strong, no-nonsense, durable frame and components to interest both an entry-level buyer and an experienced rider. Looks good too!

Weaknesses:    Steel frame, though strong, is on the heavy side.

Bottom Line:   
A solid blend of performance and value that would appeal to both the novice and the veteran rider. The bike is ready for mountain and forest paths, and the hard-pack trails as well.

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Favorite Trail:   Erindale Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $260.00

Purchased At:   Re-My Sports, Mississauga

Similar Products Used:   A number of bikes in this price-range, prior to purchasing.

Bike Setup:   Chromoly seat tube; HiTen fork; tektra 824 V-brakes; Suntour TP 16-31.8 Front Derailleur; Shimano Acera 7 speed Rear Derailleur;

Overall Rating:3
Submitted by Andy a Cross-Country Rider from Canada

Date Reviewed: July 21, 1999

Strengths:    
tough


Weaknesses:    
heavy (32 lb.)


Bottom Line:   
Okay, so I still own the 96. It is more of a mtb than the 99. I have done a few upgrades to it. One thing that bugs me is the short top tube. Probably the best thing on the bike are the tires. Nice fat things that gripe almost anything.

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Favorite Trail:   
any single

Duration Product Used:   
more than 3 years

Similar Products Used:   
too many to count


Bike Setup:   
96 boulder 550
rst281
lx vee's (sweet)

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