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Monty 221 X-Lite 2003 Trials

3.6/5 (5 Reviews)
MSRP : $1499.00

Product Description

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Reviews 1 - 5 (5 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by eric shaw a Downhiller from orillia ontario canada

Date Reviewed: April 4, 2006

Strengths:    light
no flex
if it breaks monty gives you new stuff free so theyre not givin you any crap parts

Weaknesses:    none this bike is awsome

Bottom Line:   
great bike will ride beside koxx and you can get monty way easier in canada than koxx

ps where can you get koxx in canada

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Favorite Trail:   man made trials

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1300.00

Purchased At:   friend

Similar Products Used:   monty hydra norco evolve

Bike Setup:   pretty well stock - no need to make better

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by austintrials from Austin, tx US

Date Reviewed: September 24, 2004

Strengths:    Light

Weaknesses:    Is not compatable with any other parts (Major)but monty.
They break,Crash replacment SUCK

Bottom Line:   
Bottom line, is that yes it's a nice bike for entry level because of the cost, but dont even think that this will be the bike to end all bike. Save your money, because you will end having to either replace it, or buy another type frame.

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Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Similar Products Used:   X-stam (broke) X-Hydra (Broke) X-lite qty 2 (Broke)
Relized get away from MONTY And now KOXX Still running

Bike Setup:   X-Stam through Xlite Not stock Because crap kept breaking.Breaks suck.Freewheel Sucks.Cranks Suck.Wheels/Hubs Suck,Bottom bracket Suck.

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by Biff from Idaho

Date Reviewed: August 16, 2003

Strengths:    Very lightweight, and stiff. It rides great and I tried stuff on it that I wouldn't have on my X-Hydra. ( That's a sweet bike too ) Great geometry. Great on the rear wheel.

Weaknesses:    Price Tag

Bottom Line:   
THe ultimate trials bike

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Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   Monty X-Hydra. Ross Trials.

Bike Setup:   Magura Louise in front

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Kid do a Downhiller from California

Date Reviewed: December 28, 2002

Strengths:    good light bike.

Weaknesses:    Can break this kid up top doesn't know what hes talking about. thats why monty only has a six month warranty

Bottom Line:   
Get it if you want.

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Favorite Trail:   Montara Mountain

Duration Product Used:   Tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   eco's and brisa's

Bike Setup:   stock

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by andreas a Downhiller from los altos, california, usa

Date Reviewed: December 20, 2002

Weaknesses:    dude, what are you smoking?

Bottom Line:   
this bike will last forever. some people say that it's a weak alluminum, i say @#$% them. this bike is super strong, and the brakes have no flex (they are excellent by the way) the geometry is dialed, i just can't complain
oh yeah, it's light as !@#%

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Purchased At:   friend

Similar Products Used:   x alp, x stam

Bike Setup:   stock with a threshold brake booster in the rear

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