KHS XCT 535 XC Full Suspension

4/5 (2 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Frame: New Trail Design AL6061, 4-bar Horst bearing linkage 5.5" Travel
  • Rear Shock: Rock Shox Bar 2.1, air w/rebound adjust
  • Fork: Marzocchi MX Lo, 120mm, variable compression lockout
  • Headset: Tioga ZST2,Threadless,zero Stack
  • Rims: WTB Speed Disc doublewall, w/eyelets
  • Pedals: Wellgo M919 clipless
  • Seatpost: Alloy Micro-adjust
  • Saddle: WTB Silverado


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Pauldotcom a Weekend Warrior from MA

Date Reviewed: August 28, 2011

Strengths:    Price was amazing (bought as FRAME ONLY). The complete bike feels very light and agile. It's VERY fun to ride.

Weaknesses:    I'd like to upgrade to a FOX RP23 rear shock. I havn't had problems with the current BAR shock but it's a little harsh

Bottom Line:   
The bike weighs about 31lbs; I plan on upgrading to Stans Archs wheels which will bring the weight to 30lbs.

The bike feels very light and flickable. Without much effort, you could make this a 28lbs bike.

Climbing is good, very little pedal bob. The 140mm Fox Fork feels right at home on this frame; I think they come with a 120mm stock.

Stays in corners pretty decent and tracks well. So far I've had the best luck using a 90mm stem; anything shorter and the steering feels a little over-sensative.

Decents are great on this bike. The frame seems to be built very strong and the design works well (no chain suck).

All pivot points are ball=bearing type and can be replaced at a relativly low cost. After riding this bike hard for a year, I havn't had any issues with them loosing up at all. The build was very simple and straightforward. There were no suprises and all components bolted on without a hitch.

I am very satisfied with this frame. I gave it 4 peppers because I have ridden bikes with slightly better stability up front.

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Favorite Trail:   Bstreet

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $299.00

Purchased At:   Wheel World - via we

Similar Products Used:   TREK 4300

Bike Setup:   FOX RL140mm, Mavic 521 w/X9 hub,X9 drivetrain group, Avid hydro's, etc...

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by tevaru a Cross Country Rider from malaysia

Date Reviewed: June 8, 2008

Strengths:    suspension is really good...feels like a all mountain bike with less then 14kg

Weaknesses:    front fork had only 120mm travel ...i up grade it to a fox vanilla rlc32


Bottom Line:   
its a xc bike with the performance of all mountain...

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Favorite Trail:   bukit padang mtb trail

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1260.00

Purchased At:   spring trading

Bike Setup:   upgrades...XO rd X9 shifter, fox vanilla rlc32 and panaracer 2.35

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