Accent Alu frame Frameset

3.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $100.00


Product Description

Accent Alu frame


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by james peniro a Weekend Warrior from swansea, wales, uk

Date Reviewed: July 18, 2001

Strengths:    looks good for the money, stronger than u think, good size at 16 inch, stiff, light, and responsive.

Weaknesses:    left hand rear stay is longer than right, causing rubber/frame interface, no gussets

Bottom Line:   
cheap, fun, and easy to look at and look after, perfect for riders on a budget who ride light, not for the heavy stuff though!

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Favorite Trail:   street

Duration Product Used:   2 Years

Price Paid:    $90.00

Purchased At:   local shop

Similar Products Used:   any cheap alu hard tail

Bike Setup:   trials

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Bobby MacMillan a Racer from Uranus

Date Reviewed: February 28, 2000

Strengths:    The bike had some good geometry before it broke at the head tube

Weaknesses:    It broke at the head tube

Bottom Line:   
The bike stood up to a lot of abuse before it finally bought the farm off a six foot vert drop. The thing had gone off quite a few in its day but I guess it was just too much. The head tupe cracked right at the weld. The damn thing was useless after that. Good value if you dont ride hard, otherwise forget it. BUY A SCHWINN!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   Anything cool

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   Schwinn HomeGrown Pro, Specialized Stump Jumper M-2

Bike Setup:   Totally trials: Cannondale aluminum fork, XT V's Little chainring etc.

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by Over a Cross-Country Rider from Lodz

Date Reviewed: November 16, 1999

Strengths:    
-cheap
-light (1800g 17,5)
-nice-looking
-alu 7005 t6


Weaknesses:    
-could be stiffer
-the lacquer is too soft


Bottom Line:   
cheap, very light frame. For the price- just perfect! Apart from that i installed a 3,5 Zeta TL shock and it raised the head- now the bike looks like a Dual Slalom one :))

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Favorite Trail:   
Pusta Wielka

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
giant atx860, diamondback sorrento,
some gary fisher frames, mielec frame


Bike Setup:   
RST Zeta TL, stx-rc based bike

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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