Sette Instinct XC Hardtail

5/5 (1 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Frame: 12K Carbon
  • Fork: Rock Shox Reba Race 85mm w/PopLoc
  • Shifters: Shimano XT SL-M770
  • Brake Levers: Shimano XT Hydraulic
  • Cassette: SRAM PG-980 11-34T 9 Spd

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by chopper10 a Cross Country Rider from Jordan Mn, USA

Date Reviewed: February 3, 2010

Strengths:    Price, component spec

Weaknesses:    Saddle

Bottom Line:   
You can't really go wrong with this bike, all the parts are name brand except the saddle and it would cost this much for the build kit without the frame.

My son wanted a hardtail to race and he found this bike, the parts spec is great and the frame looks great. If you have pleny of money, go ahead and buy the big brands, but for an entry level race bike, this can't be beat. The frames are made by ADK in Taiwan. Even if the frame had to be replaced it is still a decent deal.

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Favorite Trail:   Murphy Hanrehan

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $2000.00

Purchased At:   Price Point

Similar Products Used:   Specialized FSR XC

Bike Setup:   Stock except for Bontrager Race X Lite Wheelset and WTB Siverado Team saddle

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