Saracen Instinct 2 DJ/MtnX

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

Price - £350

Frame - New design Monocoque style dirt jump 7005 T6 alloy; extra tough and durable for hard riding.

Fork - RST new Gila plus T7, 120mm travel oversized suspension fork. Long travel, smooth performance and strength.

Gear System - 3x7 speed Shimano Easifire trigger shifters and Shimano Acera rear derailleur.

Wheelset - 26' wheels using EX-S extreme use rim, shod with Tioga Factory DH 2.3' tyres. Fast rolling and tough, for dirt or urban use.

Brakes - Tektro I.O. Mechanical disc brakes running 160mm rotors offering powerful controlled breaking and low maintenance.

Crankset - SR Suntour triple on cartridge bearing bottom bracket for reliability and long life.

Finishing - Saracen Durocover saddle, Saracen “Blade' 3 bolt dirtjump stem

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tommy 0_0 a Weekend Warrior from Bridgwater

Date Reviewed: February 18, 2010

Strengths:    the good things about the saracen instinct 2 is it is a great bike for jumps,stunts,showing off i am gutted to say that i now have to sell my saracen instinct because i am buying a cr 125cc motocross.

Weaknesses:    the product weaknesses is that the shop did not put the fuc*ing bike to gether props, so i had to tightion up every thing, i bought my bike from bikechain,

Bottom Line:   

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   england-Bridgwater s

Similar Products Used:   nothing

Bike Setup:   ----------------

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by sam a Cross Country Rider from birmingham UK

Date Reviewed: March 17, 2008

Strengths:    strength of the frame, reliable components

Weaknesses:    heavy, could have better front mech, weak handle bars and forks can stiffen up

Bottom Line:   
decent bike, nufin broke on it the time i had it, copes with trails well, bit of a lump to drag uphills, quite fast down them, the brakes arnt the best fings in the world but they will do.

really good bike overall

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   scotts cycles

Similar Products Used:   saracen mantra 2, mantra 1, raw 3, identiti 666r

Bike Setup:   marzocchi dirt jam pro forks
avid ball bearing 7
easton ea70 handle bars
dmr v8
sexy dice dust caps

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