Motobecane Fantom 3.0 XC Full Suspension

5/5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $1395.00


Product Description

  • SuperLite 4bar Double-butted 7005SL Aluminum frame
  • RockShox Judy TT Fork 100mm
  • RST22A 4" Travel RR
  • ProMax PowerDisc Brakes/Levers
  • Alex DiscSpecific Wheelset
  • Stainless Double Butted Spokes 32fr/32r)
  • TruVativ Cranks BB, M-Wings Aluminum Riser Bar


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Reviews 1 - 2 (2 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Jack L a Weekend Warrior from Park City, UT

Date Reviewed: August 6, 2004

Strengths:    Very light for bike in this price range. All around great deal, Great looking and great to ride

Weaknesses:    Havent found any yet but will repost if i find any. The only thing i havent loved about it is that the stock grips are like ice when riding with sweaty hands, so new grips or gloves are recommended.

Bottom Line:   
Great bike for the money, rides much better than the Trek i rode and is obviously a much better bike than the Mongoose. Perfect for someone who needs a FS MTB for under $1000 that rides really nice, is light and looks great.

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Favorite Trail:   Tour de Suds

Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $795.00

Purchased At:   ebay

Similar Products Used:   rented a Trek Fuel 90 for a day, first real mtb. my other bike was a mongoose xr 100 FS walmart bike.

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Ron a Cross Country Rider from Mesa AZ. USA

Date Reviewed: May 31, 2004

Strengths:    Great frame and components. All sealed bearings in suspension pivots and beefy square stays.

Weaknesses:    Only available in black.

Bottom Line:   
I looked at a lot of bikes before purchasing this one. The components and frame can`t be beat for the price. I really liked the Titus but I got a whole bike for about 1/2 of what just the Titus frame cost!

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Favorite Trail:   Hawes trail in Mesa Az

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $795.00

Purchased At:   Cycle Spectrum

Similar Products Used:   Titus, Ellsworth

Bike Setup:   I set mine up pretty much as it came out of the box. I changed the grips and put on a different set of tires and eggbeater clipless pedals. I might upgrade the fork after awhile to a longer travel model. I wish I had known Motobecane was coming out with the Motobecane Fantom DS Elite since it already has the adj. travel frt and rear shock.

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