Monty Xlite Bike 1998 or Older

4.33/5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $1200.00


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Monty Xlite


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Reviews 1 - 6 (6 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Félix Gagné from Oakville, Ontario

Date Reviewed: November 13, 2005

Strengths:    insanely light!!!!!!!, great components, great colour, (bright yellow!!!), lucky to have gotten it. Insane brakes, great brake booster,

Weaknesses:    evil bottom bracket, but that was fixed (my fault), think i kinda stripped the stem, (still got one bolt in, though) it's old though, what can you expect? gonna find a replacement, when the stem falls apart, but overall, amazing bike

Bottom Line:   
insane, just great to learn on, it feels really great when just hopping along...love it, ride it all the time, but next year gonna replace some of the parts, they are afterall getting old...but ya, if you ever see one for sale, BUY IT!!!! you will not regret it, i certainly don't. these bikes are some of the best for the price, and i will never sell it, i will keep it, until it is no longer ridable, or until i am no longer able to ride it, this bike is my pride and joy, i don't know what i would do without it...

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Favorite Trail:   anywhere good..

Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $550.00

Purchased At:   friend

Similar Products Used:   tried trials on a giant rainier, with old yukon parts....don't, it just doesn't really work too well...

Bike Setup:   mostly original parts, gonna replace some soon, though, they are getting old...

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by lee fil a Weekend Warrior from derbyshire

Date Reviewed: September 21, 2000

Strengths:    it's not an xlite it's a b-216 (20" wheel job)but it's the best bike iv'e ever been near. iv'e had it for 5 years and not found a fault ('til i snapped the original forks recently.

Weaknesses:    put some more recent maguras on it (the old one's are a bit fragile!

Bottom Line:   
spanking georgeous (if you can still find them).

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Favorite Trail:   erm!ye wat ever.

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $400.00

Purchased At:   off ex-chamion!

Similar Products Used:   megamo...something or other!

Bike Setup:   standard frame and forks with realy old maguras and welgo pedals.

Overall Rating:4
Submitted by dovikz a Weekend Warrior from Vancauver, BC. Ca.

Date Reviewed: January 5, 2000

Strengths:    
is extremely light 19lb
easy to ride
easy to learn on
nice on rear wheel


Weaknesses:    
hard to gap on because the chain stays are too short. So big stuff is harder


Bottom Line:   
good bike to learn trials on but if you know how to ride it is harder to go big.

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Favorite Trail:   
none that you would know

Duration Product Used:   
tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   
Gt team mod
Magamo mod


Bike Setup:   
Monty x-lite all monty parts

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by Kiley a Weekend Warrior from Oregon

Date Reviewed: October 27, 1999

Strengths:    
Every Thing, light strong frame(3rd Generation). Sweet Pedals. The best for Mod Trials


Weaknesses:    
none!!!


Bottom Line:   
The XLite is the best for trials, and trials is the best!

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Favorite Trail:   
Trials in St. Helens

Duration Product Used:   
3 months

Similar Products Used:   
its one of a kind!


Bike Setup:   
no suspension, no seat... ummm... what bike could that be?

Overall Rating:2
Submitted by Toshi Clark a Cross-Country Rider from Tacoma, WA

Date Reviewed: May 26, 1999

Strengths:    
Light
Nice blue paint
Innovative - no seat


Weaknesses:    
Scary light - early frames have been reported to crack
Riding position not quite what I like (bars too low compared to my GT Team Trials)


Bottom Line:   
In trials I personally would value durability over lightness, since big moves put so much stress on frames and components. I think, in its quest for lightness, Monty has made the X-Lite so scarily light that it will break in the hands of anyone but experienced, soft-landing pros. I would not ride this bike, despite of (actually, because of) its alluringly light weight.

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Duration Product Used:   
tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   
GT Team Trials, Crestone Peak, Ross, some old triple-crown Monty mod


Bike Setup:   
'99 X-Lite, as ridden in a demo at the Seattle Bike Expo

Overall Rating:5
Submitted by A.J.Warner a Weekend Warrior from Mishawaka, IN

Date Reviewed: April 15, 1999

Strengths:    
Great trials bike. Strong, light, easily maneuverable


Weaknesses:    
None


Bottom Line:   
Awesome bike. It is a great trials bike with a great set up. Trials rules. My best friend is getting this bike and I'll probably use it a little bit more if I let him ride my Team Trials. P.S. Ot Pi Rules!!!!!

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Favorite Trail:   
Yankee Springs

Duration Product Used:   
tested or demo'ed only

Similar Products Used:   
GT Team Trials



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