Kinley RX PRO ELITE Older XC Hardtail

3.67/5 (3 Reviews)


Product Description

Frame: 6061 Aluminum Triple Butted
Fork: Manitou R7 Super 80mm with Clicklt Lock out
Shifter: Shimano XTR
Brakes: Shimano XTR Hydraulic Disc
F/R Derailleur: Shimano XTR
F/R Hub: Shimano XT


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Reviews 1 - 3 (3 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by El Scorcho a Cross Country Rider from Conyers, Ga

Date Reviewed: August 19, 2007

Strengths:    fairly light, cool paint scheme,s bend stays,got the frame for practically nothing. The owner benno was super helpful when I called.

Weaknesses:    Fork hits the downtube,stupid internal headset, paint is suspect, no dealer resouces

Bottom Line:   
This is a review of the frame only. Best 45 bucks I've ever spent. The bike is relatively light w/ my build-up.So far the frame has held up w/ no chips, but the cables started wearing paint off the headtube in 1 week! It is a decent climber, not great IMO. Where this bike excels is in the tight switchbacks and corners,I can throw it into some hard lines and it sticks, at times I have to be careful not to overdo it. Biggest gripe is the lack of clearance on the downtube.So far no wrecks, if I do there is a good chance my fork might not survive. I also dont like/get the internal headset.The customer service over the phone was A+.I had some questions on specs and Benno went out of the way to help out. Buy it if you can find one for cheap like I did.

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Favorite Trail:   Dauset

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $45.00

Purchased At:   Ebay (frame only)

Similar Products Used:   old GF Kaitai, my redline 29er(first pick)

Bike Setup:   fox 100rlc, avid bb7, jagwire housing, raceface cranks, xt components

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Spin the bike a Racer from Souther Ca

Date Reviewed: November 24, 2006

Strengths:    Full XTR components, except wheelset.

Weaknesses:    Paint chips easily, headset could be better for the component group, tires and tubes that come with the bike are good for nuttin except looking at on a scale. Came with 170mm cranks. Seriously who uses 170's these days.. Ebay here they come.

Bottom Line:   
Customer service is horrible. They never answer the phone, its on permanent voicemail, they only answer email every 48hrs. Shipping was the slowest of anything i've ever ordered online. Bike was advertised as 21lbs. Mine hit the scale at 24lbs!! I did change out the useless tires, but they should only have added a pound or so. Jury is out on the frame handling. Its stiff like it should be, so far it has responded well at mid speed, any high speed fire road descending it had a tendancy to go wide.

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Duration Product Used:   3 months

Price Paid:    $1900.00

Purchased At:   Kinley

Similar Products Used:   Lotsa bikes, too many to list

Bike Setup:   Stock, with new rubber

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Alain a Cross Country Rider from Gatineau, Canada

Date Reviewed: October 16, 2006

Strengths:    component , weight , price ,customer service , easy to setup
composante , poid , prix , service a la clientele , facile a assembler.


Weaknesses:    none so far

aucune pour l'instant


Bottom Line:   
you get a lot for wath you pay for plus the paint job is incredible almost a perle white ,customer service is great they reply to my e-mail very fast even on week-ends , this is a solid bike cant wait to ride it some more...

vous en aver pour votre argent en plus la peinture est incroyable s'est presque un blanc perle , le srvice a la clientele est bon ils on repondu a mes e-mail tres rapidement meme la fin de semaine , c'est un tres bon velo j'ai hâte de retourner faire du velo.

ho yes for canadian customer it cost me
2397.00 ca bike
403.00 taxes and custom fees

ha oui pour les client canadien il ma couté 2397.91 ca le velo
403.00 taxe et douane

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Duration Product Used:   Less than 1 month

Price Paid:    $1999.00

Purchased At:   http://www.kinleybikes.com/

Similar Products Used:   this is the best bike i got so far
ces le meilleur velo que j'ai posseder jusqu'a maintenant


Bike Setup:   mostly shimano XTR ,manitou R7
presques tout du shimano XTR , manitou R7

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