Haro Sonix S XC Full Suspension

4.5/5 (2 Reviews)

Product Description

  • Mountain Biking Magazine’s XC Bike of the Year.
  • New patented Virtual Link 120mm suspension frame.
  • RockShox Reba Race 100 fork paired with RockShox MC3.3 shock.
  • Shimano LX/XT drivetrain.
  • Shimano LX hydraulic disc brakes.

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    User Reviews

    Overall Rating:4
    Value Rating:4
    Submitted by Billy-Bob a Cross Country Rider from At-the-Beach, CA, USA

    Date Reviewed: January 22, 2011

    Strengths:    Good components, stable handling, relatively bullet proof construction

    Weaknesses:    Heavier than it should be, but there is a lot of aluminum in that frame...

    Bottom Line:   
    This has been a good bike for me. I knew nothing about it when I bought it and just got lucky. A very good cross country ride, stable and neutral handling are definite plusses. It handles downhill mountain ski trails OK; not as good as a bike with more suspension, of course, but good enough to have fun on and not scare yourself too badly. Not the greatest accelerator, but it isn't exactly sluggish, either. If Haro coulda knocked off a couple of LB's on this it would have made a big difference. Still, I'd buy it again. Not as spunky as my hardtail, but it sure is a lot more comfortable to ride on a rough trail.

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    Duration Product Used:   2 Years

    Bike Setup:   Stock

    Overall Rating:5
    Value Rating:5
    Submitted by billysorton a Racer from London, Ontario Canada

    Date Reviewed: August 11, 2008

    Strengths:    Very light bike, great suspension with next to no bob at all, the Virtual Link is really effective. This bike has no problems with anything I have thrown at it so far, it's fast, has huge travel for xc riding. The sonix is a fast, lean racing machine.

    Weaknesses:    Nothing that wouldn't be just nitpicking.

    Bottom Line:   
    This bike can keep up with any other when ridden properly and adjusted to your specifics. Bombproof pleasurecraft.

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    Favorite Trail:   The one I'm on

    Duration Product Used:   1 Year

    Purchased At:   FirstCycleworks

    Bike Setup:   Mostly Lx with xt rear derailier. Hydraulic disc brakes, Mavic 317 with Lx hubs, Ritchey Pro riser bars and seatpost, Rockshox 100ml Reba Race forks and MC 3.3 120 mm rear shock with lockout.

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    Has anyone had similar problems with the down-tube on the rear triangle cracking/breaking right along the weld next to bb? This bike has been awesome on the trails. I'm 45 years old, 5ft 6in and about 165lbs. I catch some air (nothing huge) and have went off a few small drops (5ft) Here are some ... Read More »

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