Boardman Bikes Comp XC Full Suspension

2/5 (1 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Fork: RockShox Recon 335 Air
  • Headset: Semi integrated cartridge bearing
  • Handlebars: Ritchey Rizer OS 31.8mm
  • Saddle: cboardman, Cro-Mo rails
  • Cassette: SRAM PG950 11-32T


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Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Rob a Cross Country Rider from Winchester, Hampshire, UK

Date Reviewed: December 31, 2010

Strengths:    Good set of headline components and a good price.

Weaknesses:    Not really designed by a mountain-biker. For example: no quick-release seat clamp, no sealed gear cables, bad geometry.

After 6 months, we had already gone through one bottom bracket, one head-set and two pedals. Then the chain-stay snapped clean in half. And this was only cross-country use by my 14 year-old son!


Bottom Line:   
Seems like good value but: "Good components do not a bargain make". OK for posing around the park on - but spend another 300 quid and get a decent bike if you want to hit the trails. The geometry is twitchy and the frame is crap.

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Favorite Trail:   White's Level

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1000.00

Purchased At:   Halfords, Hedge End,

Similar Products Used:   Lapierre 214, Specialized FSR XC Expert.

Bike Setup:   New additions - Hope seatclamp, Nokon sealed cables Specialized "The Captain" tyres.

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