Surly Troll XC Hardtail

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $495.00


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Product Description

The SurlyTroll defies logic and description. Is it a hardtail MTB? A commuter? ATouring bike? A snow/sand bike? Well, yes. Surly designed itTo be an incredibly versatile, 26" wheel mountain bike, but its unlike most mountain bikes youve seen...For starters it has clearance for massiveTires (2.7"), unheard of in a hardtail frame.The slopingToptube with gusset provides plenty of standover clearance, even withThe big rubber or a 100mm/4" suspension fork fitted (a 4130 chromoly rigid matching fork i


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Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by uvitabikeandkayak a Cross Country Rider from uvita, puntarenas, Costa Rica

Date Reviewed: January 1, 2012

Strengths:    cromoly!! sliding dropouts, v-brake or disc, slim tubes, color is pretty cool and unique. i love the stand over height it gives you, its very forgiving.

Weaknesses:    not enough water bolt ons, surly could add some on the fork and downtube.

Bottom Line:   
If you are looking for something that will stand out this is it! its cool cuz of the color, lol. Actually i ride lots of XC and this bike is perfect for that and then some. i have 2.2 bontragers on it now and there's tons of space for bigger tires. overal i stand out for being the one guy riding a rigid bike. Actually its not that bad having a fully rigid bike, i think it makes you sharper. I would not recommend this bike to older riders unless you plan on using a suspension fork. honestly it looks so cool the paint is out standing! buy it if you want versatility and if ur just feed up with aluminum and want something different.

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Favorite Trail:   fire trails

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $500.00

Purchased At:   bikeman.com

Similar Products Used:   my other mountain bikes

Bike Setup:   3x9, rigid, disc brake, brooks.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by dan a Weekend Warrior from melbourne victoria australia

Date Reviewed: July 5, 2011

Strengths:    steel frame strong and light. slx running gear great spec.

Weaknesses:    orange colour

Bottom Line:   
This bike rocks. Frame is very sturdy. It can be built into the bike of your dreams. Would prefer other colour options like black, otherwise cannot fault the troll and highly recommend to all.

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Favorite Trail:   yarra

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $700.00

Purchased At:   st kilda cycles fram

Similar Products Used:   charge duster

Bike Setup:   slx gear.

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First off, username is trollish. second, profile is filled with rubbish third, reported as a sock puppet in this thread: [url]http://forums.mtbr.com/general-discussion/how-get-wife-interested-cycling-179612-2.html#post10478984[/url]Read More »

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