Boardman Bikes Comp XC Hardtail

4.67/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Frame: 7005 Aluminium, fully double butted
  • Fork: Rock Shox Recon 351 U-turn
  • Headset: Semi integrated cartridge bearing
  • Stem: Ritchey Comp V2 OS 31.8mm
  • Seatpost: Ritchey Comp V2 27.2mm


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Tee a Cross Country Rider from uk

Date Reviewed: November 5, 2009

Strengths:    This bike weighs the same as the pro model as my neighbour owns one. Yu are definately getting value for money as it has a really good build on it with a superb adjustable bounce. You can not beat riding next to a show off in the night on a track as it the black paint job gives this the ultimate diamond finish. Overall excellent, no problems with it so far.

Weaknesses:    to much envy from other riders

Bottom Line:   
This bike kicks a## and thold Sez SO!

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Favorite Trail:   Scotland

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1100.00

Purchased At:   Halfords

Similar Products Used:   a cube

Bike Setup:   If you were to buy the parts and build this bike seperately, it would cost far more than building it yourself

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Bribaba a Cross Country Rider from London

Date Reviewed: March 23, 2009

Strengths:    Frame and top quality parts

Weaknesses:    Saddle

Bottom Line:   
Terrific vale for money, light and quick with a great spec.

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Favorite Trail:   Epping Forest

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   eBay

Similar Products Used:   Cannondale CAAD 4, Giant XTC

Bike Setup:   Stock except for saddle which was replace by an SDG i-Beam

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by globalfish a Weekend Warrior from Hertfordshire UK

Date Reviewed: November 11, 2008

Strengths:    Great spec for the money. Frame is beautifully made for the price. X9 rear mech. It's easier to clean than my full sussers

Weaknesses:    Only sold in UK Halfords/Bikehut stores - deserves better!
Saddle a bit thin for my 44 year old fat ass :-)


Bottom Line:   
I bought this as it was very cheap for a bike of this spec and was too good to pass over. Cost me £300 for a slightly (mostly road) used pre-owned model. Going UK price was £600 new.(newer version has air fork but lower spec gearing).
Always puts a smile on my face as it's so damn light compred to my Giant. Very nice spec for the money and i'd recommend it to anyone as a great 1st hardtail to start off your biking love affair

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Favorite Trail:   somewhere without mud just once please!

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $600.00

Purchased At:   Gumtree.com

Similar Products Used:   None, I'm a devoted full susser man

Bike Setup:   stock

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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