Airborne Zeppelin XC Full Suspension

4/5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $600.00


Product Description

Really Red. 5" RockShox Dart 2 fork, Marzocchi F coil shock rear. Tektro disc brakes, SRAM X5 3x8 drivetrain with FSA Alpha Drive crankset w/ Shimano FD.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Joseph a Weekend Warrior from Rexburg

Date Reviewed: June 15, 2011

Strengths:    Very durable frame. very comfortable bike to ride. Amazing all around bike for being under 600 bucks.

Weaknesses:    heavy, but what do expect for a bike tat is under 600 dollars. try to find a bike that has the same quality of parts and for the same price. you wont be able to.

Bottom Line:   
great bike for the price. very solid. if you dont mind a bike that will weigh in just under 35 lbs get it you wont regret it.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $580.00

Purchased At:   sun and ski

Similar Products Used:   Gary fisher marlin, iron horse warrior 4.5

Bike Setup:   frame 6061 Aluminum 5" Travel Single Pivot Suspension MTB, w/Sealed Bearings
Fork RockShox Dart 2 w/Turnkey Disc Specific, 120mm Travel
Rear Shock Marzocchi Coil F
Headset Ahead Sealed Cartridge 1 1/8"
Brake Levers Tektro Novela Sport
Brakes Tektro Novela Sport Mechanical Disc
Rotors Tektro 160mm Rotor
Shifters SRAM X-5 Trigger 8-Speed
F Derailleur Shimano FD-C050
R Derailleur SRAM X-5
Cassette SRAM PG-820 13-32t 8-Speed
Chain KMC X-9
Crank FSA Alpha Drive 22/32/42t
Bottom Bracket FSA Power Drive
Pedals NONE
Rims Alex DP17 Double Wall 32h Disk Specific PV
Hubs 32h Alloy QR Disc Specific
Spokes Black 14g Stainless
Tires KENDA 26 x 2.1" Front/Rear Specific
Handlebar Kalloy Alloy 31.8mm Dia., 640mm Wide, Mid-Rise
Stem Kalloy Alloy 31.8 Clamp Dial, +/- 7 Degree Rise
Saddle WTB Speed V Saddle
Seat Post Kalloy Alloy 30mm Dia., 350mm Length

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