Avanti 2000 Montari Hardtail Bike

Avanti 2000 Montari Hardtail Bike 

DESCRIPTION

  • Front Shock RST 38ITL
  • Shimano Alivio
  • Rims Araya GP-710 Aluminium Black CNC Sidewall

  • USER REVIEWS

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    [Feb 07, 2018]
    Susan8888


    Strength:

    This bike is still going strong nearly 7 years on from my last review. It’s still running very very smoothly with no issues at all and it’s had a lot of use.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    [Apr 01, 2011]
    Susan8888
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    A very robust bike. Strong frame. Good brakes and gears. Smooth headset and crank bearings.

    Weakness:

    Front wheel bearing caps kept on coming off, so swapped the front wheel with a spare.

    I have had this bike for 8 years and have done a lot of commuter, recreational and basic, non-jumping forrest riding on it. I have found the bike to be a very high quality, robust bike that is still in very good condition despite the high level of use. It has been the best bike I have owned and would highly recommend this bike, particularly for the recreational or commuting rider. I am a heavier rider and the bike has performed well under this additional stress. I also have a seemingly identical 2007 Montari, but the 2003 model seems to run better than this bike.

    Similar Products Used:

    Montari 2007 model; Mongoose dual suspension; Giant.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    [Jun 03, 2003]
    Mangos Bert
    Racer

    Strength:

    Deore LX gearing, strong body

    Weakness:

    small creaking noise from handle bar stem on 2 bikes, the seat is not the best i have sat on

    Has taken awhile to get adjusted to this bike coming from a Shogun Trailblaser 3 (stolen after 2 weeks of owning). The gearing is the strong point of the bike while the seat and the odd creaky noise are the bad points.

    This bike takes to cross country riding like a duck to water but has taken a while to adjust to road riding. Suspension is a little tough at first but I am still to form an opinion until the bike is a little older.

    Now doubting the value for money of this bike and the longetivity and durability. Strong frame, quite lite and takes a bashing.

    One thing I would like to mention which may only have been related to me. I am 6foot1 and purchased the large frame bike. I still found I got a sore neck from reaching over to the handle bar that was a little low for my liking. This was resolved by the bike shop exchanging the neck with another that come up a little higher.

    All in all though a solid bike that is getting better and better the more it is riden.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    4
    [May 23, 2003]
    Aaron Hickey
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    Where to start...
    The frame: It's big, chunky and very sexy looking.
    Components: Deore/LX, great stuff on a lower priced bike.
    Price: Great price.lol.
    Everything else: There's too many to mention.

    Weakness:

    Forks: Judy TTs' seem a little solid in their travel, doesnt suck up many of the smaller bumps; although the fork may not be broken in properly yet. I like a stiffer setup anyways, so it's not really a weakness for me.

    I wasn't too sure of this bike at first, when I saw it on the web, but once I saw it in person, that was it I had to have it....Forked over the cash straight away.

    The Montari certianly looks and feels like a bike that will last, The bike feels a bit beefy (heavy), although it's a very solid bike...Looks like a good platform for entry level racing too, but some may want to change to a different fork for better proformance and tuneability.

    All up a great bike for an even better price, thats why I gave it lots of tampon thingies...You wont be dissapointed :-)

    Similar Products Used:

    GT Pantara (Mate's 96 Model I think), Huffy stuff, other K-Mart Crap

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    [Jan 12, 2002]
    Dave Hamilton
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    45cm frame is strong and can take the knocks, good base for up grades. RST 381's can take the hammer of a 110kg rider, good riding postion for 180 - 200 tall person. drive train medium quality but again strong. front disc is good in the wet. cheap enough replacement parts/pads.

    Weakness:

    have broke spokes on rear wheel, rear disc brake pretty crap no braking effort, have cooked front pads on national downhill track, front shocks could be better -not bottom out.

    A good value for money entry level mountain bike which is strong enough to take the big hits without getting to techo or expensive. I your a rider who tries new things and generally fall off, wipe out, crash, bash and expect the bike to carry on, good, as i have little trouble with my machine.

    Similar Products Used:

    Gt all terrian, Gary Fisher & specialised full susp.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    [Oct 30, 2002]
    Steve
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    Good strong frame. Judy TT shocks good. Handles very well (much better then a freinds specialized hardrock)

    Weakness:

    non-adjustable front deraileur, broken truvative crank (1st day), crappy seat, hand grips, tyres, rims, pedals

    Put together very poorly in shop. Crank broken - a least was replaced for free. Once tyres, deraileaurs and handgrips changed it is pretty good. Probably a better idea to spend more to begin with.

    Similar Products Used:

    Specialized Hardrock

    OVERALL
    RATING
    3
    VALUE
    RATING
    4
    [Sep 27, 2003]
    Vandy
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    Strong Bike solid bike. Looks sharp in Charcoal. great gears for the price.

    Weakness:

    Pedals are cheap assss. I bent one in a meeting with a tree [the tree won] .. had to replace mine with some DMR V8's. Also there is a funny sqeaky sound at the stem?

    Great bike. Would recommend it for anyone wanting a decent bike with a great set up but under $1000 AUD. Avanti is a NZ brand making it big in Australia.

    Similar Products Used:

    Giant Iguana.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    [Oct 01, 2001]
    Duncan Smith
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    Good frame and ergonomics for a bigger rider.(at the largest frame size) I'm 6'2 and 120kg ish and have given mine a good hammering without problems. Really comfortable reach to the bars and plenty of seatpost still inside the frame.

    Weakness:

    No problems. Components are middle of the range in keeping with the price. Probably 300 NZdollars cheaper than comparable US manufactured bikes.

    Good value for money.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    4
    [Oct 14, 2006]
    bharathan

    I ride mostly on roads & 'not so intense' tracks. It is a great bike. Wished I'd gotten in sooner as I'm fit now! Done over 2,500km & still going strong!

    OVERALL
    RATING
    5
    VALUE
    RATING
    5
    [Aug 04, 2001]
    TONY (TERROR) GEE
    Weekend Warrior

    Strength:

    GOOD STRONG FRAME CAN TAKE IT.

    Weakness:

    DISC BRAKES FADED ONCE UNTIL CHANGED TO HARD PADS.
    NO REAR SUSP.

    NOW I HAVE A REAL MTB.....GT I DRIVE 2000

    Similar Products Used:

    MASPORT MOTOR MOWER.

    OVERALL
    RATING
    4
    VALUE
    RATING
    3
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