Giant Revel 2 DJ/MtnX

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $390.00


Product Description

  • SR Suntour XCT V3 suspension fork
  • SRAM X.3, 7-speed shifting
  • Alloy, direct-pull cantilever brakeset


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Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Chief a Weekend Warrior from San Antonio, TX

Date Reviewed: March 4, 2012

Strengths:    Durable
Handles well
Good components
Oustanding Value


Weaknesses:    A little heavy
No Disc brakes


Bottom Line:   
This bike is an outstanding value. This is an outstanding bike for beginners. It performed flawlessly on the trails today. I was impressed with the handling and the stock equipment. The tires were great. The fork could be better, but it performed none the less. I wish I had got the model with disc brakes, but I am not going to complain because the brakes held up well and got me through some tough rookie mistakes. The price of this bike is what makes it special. I do not think there are any other 400 dollar bikes that can outperform the Giant Revel 2. I am happy with the purchase and most importantly happy with the value of the product.

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Ride Away Bicycles


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Big C a Cross Country Rider from Unknown

Date Reviewed: July 29, 2011

Strengths:    Everything

Weaknesses:    Nothing

Bottom Line:   
I love this bike. It is extremely durable, handles really well, and has really exceeded my expectations. The only problem I have had with this bike is that everytime my front wheel spins, I hear a squeak. I will have this checked out at my Bike Checkup, but it seems all right. Great Bike!

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Favorite Trail:   The One I am Making

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $375.00

Purchased At:   Unknown

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Same as Stock

Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

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Hi all, First post here, but I've been trying to search and read through reviews on bikes for a while. Anyway, here's my situation: My elder son is ready to upgrade from his Trek MT220 and his younger brother already did the same thing last year. The younger son upgraded to a Trek 3500 primarily ... Read More »

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