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Raleigh Ram XT 2003 Full Suspension

4.33/5 (3 Reviews)
MSRP : $1099.99


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by KT12 a All Mountain Rider from Colorado Springs, Colorado USA

Date Reviewed: March 20, 2012

Strengths:    This bike surprised me with its great, sturdy frame and reliable component group. Most people complain about the fork, but for a bike with this low of a price tag, it works just fine. This bike is good not only for free riding, but also good for all mountain. Just upgrade it a bit(rear shock, handlebars, seat post and lighter tires) and this bike delivers!

Weaknesses:    Just a little heavy, but when your climbing it feels a lot lighter than it really is.

Bottom Line:   
I got this bike for free and was able to upgrade it a bit. Even before upgrading it this bike was better than people give it credit for. Once again, this bike delivers and preforms above expectations, especially when climbing. Just get some weight friendly components. If your looking for a light xc bike, keep looking, but if you like to make it to the top of climbs easily then shred every bit of downhill, then you found your bike!

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Favorite Trail:   Palmer Park

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Bike Setup:   Manitou swinger 3 way air shock, Kenda small block eight tires Easton stem, Easton handlebars and seat post, and WTB rims and speed v-comp saddle.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by J.M. a Weekend Warrior from Colorado Springs, CO, USA

Date Reviewed: December 10, 2005

Strengths:    Very Nice Frame, Good Rear Shock, Outstanding Brakes, Good Component Mix, Looks Good, Very Durable. Great value for the $.

Weaknesses:    I am going to replace the stock Rock Shox Pilot xc. Not up to par with the rest of the bike. Lots of flex not very plush.

Bottom Line:   
I love this bike. Good value. Nice frame quality, very little rear suspension bob. Seems lighter than it is.

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Favorite Trail:   Palmer Park

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   Used

Similar Products Used:   Several Hardtails. This is my first full suspension mtb.

Bike Setup:   Stock. Mixed shimano LX front and rear der., hydrolic disc brakes.

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Will a Downhiller from oregon

Date Reviewed: July 3, 2003

Strengths:    great frame with good forks.nice rear shock too.

Weaknesses:    none

Bottom Line:   
this is a good bike for trails and downhill.

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Favorite Trail:   cathedral hills

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $840.00

Purchased At:   dons bike center

Similar Products Used:   raleigh m8000

Bike Setup:   ram xt frame,shocks, raleigh m8000 everything else

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