Haro Flightline Expert XC Hardtail

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $930.00


Product Description

  • Fork: RockShox Dart 3 100mm W/ lockout
  • Crankset/BB: Shimano M442 / Shimano Octalink BB
  • Bar/Stem: Ritchey alloy riser 31.8/Ritchey alloy stem
  • Saddle/Seatpost: WTB Rocket V Comp/Ritchey alloy micro adjust
  • Hubset: Shimano M475 Rear / Pivit Front


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:1
Submitted by joe a Weekend Warrior from grand rapids mi.

Date Reviewed: July 30, 2011

Strengths:    great for paved road flat trails.front shock works good.

Weaknesses:    wheels,rear derailuer,brakes.I have replaced all of these already.I had to adjust the brakes every ride.trued up old one to many times.

Bottom Line:   
Bike is o.k. for roads.All I can say is ugrade when u can.I would tell poeple to save their money for something else.

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Favorite Trail:   yankee springs

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $750.00

Similar Products Used:   none


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jesus a Weekend Warrior from Mexico, DF, Mexico

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2009

Strengths:    Solid all around performer. Great stock components (XT shadow rear derrailler, Shimano Hydraulic discs.

Weaknesses:    Rockshox Dart 3.

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for beginners and middle of the pack ahrdtail riders. Very comfortable bike position to ride all day long. Excellent price/value ratio.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Purchased At:   Mexico

Similar Products Used:   Trek 3900, Specialized Hardrock, Cannondale F4, Cannonale F400.

Bike Setup:   Stock.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by exsmokeydabandit a Cross Country Rider from Poway, CA USA

Date Reviewed: October 9, 2009

Strengths:    Haven't had any issues but only 3 months in so far. Ride twice a week about 10 miles every ride. Bike rolls fast, shifts great, Dart 3 is working great now that it's set to be more stiff, great starter and love the hydraulic disc brakes.

Weaknesses:    Bike comes standard with the Kenda Small Block 8's which are good. Not the desired traction that I want but they roll awesome which is great to help this newbie keep up. Replaced with Kenda Nevegals. Make sure the Dart 3 Shock is set right, I'm 230lbs. and went over the handlebars twice. Blaming it on the shock being set too soft. Mostly my fault though since I am new and learning.

Bottom Line:   
Love it and love riding. Will definitely stick with HARO and go for full suspension as soo nas I am ready.

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Favorite Trail:   Lake Hodges

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $720.00

Purchased At:   Bike Empire, Poway,

Similar Products Used:   None

Bike Setup:   Frame Flightline aluminum frame with oversized alloy tubing and low standover height; double-butted downtube, seat tube, and top tube
Fork RockShox Dart 3 100mm W/ lockout, rebound adjust, and alloy steer tube
Deraileurs Front Shimano Deore
Deraileurs Rear Shimano Deore XT Shadow
Shifters Shimano Deore Rapid Fire SL 2-Way Release 9-speed
Brakes Shimano M485 Hydraulic 160mm Rotors
Crankset Shimano M442 / Shimano Octalink BB
Colours Rubyism
Wheels Hubs: Shimano M475 Rear / Pivit Front. Rim: WTB SX24 Double wall
Tyres Kenda Small Block Eight 2.1
Seat WTB Rocket V Comp/Ritchey alloy micro adjust
Sizes 14", 16", 18", 20"
Year / Model 2009

Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

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