Kinley FX XC Full Suspension

Frame: 7005 Aluminum Frame
Fork: Rock Shox Pilot C 100mm
Rear Shock: Rock Shox Bar without rebound
Shifters: 27-Speed / Shimano Deore
Brakes: Shimano LX V- Brakes
F/R Derailleur: Shimano XT

User Reviews (12)

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yeahbike   Cross Country Rider [Jun 04, 2010]
Strength:

Fails at everything else besides being a suburban cruiser.

Weakness:

Cheap and poorly design frame built with semi-quality components to sell the rest of the bike.
Frame cracks, warranty cost buyer money
Extremely Heavy
Stock parts (pedals, chain, bolts, chain rings, cassette. etc) tend to rust when left outside even in dry climate of the rocky mountains.
Very bad for trail use or any other off road use.

Would not purchase even if you could (Company ran out of business the previous year).

This rig rides like crap.

Poor customer service and very hard to reach owner. Warranty for cracked frame apparently requires owner to shell out another $200 to get it replaced.

Glad this company does not exist so it doesn't rip off others.

Similar Products Used: First kiddy bike, KHS, etc.
OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Troy   Weekend Warrior [Apr 10, 2006]
Strength:

This bike has top of the line parts on it. It is also light weight and handles well on rugged terrain.

Weakness:

I think the pedals could be a bit bigger or have better grip on your feet.

I am very satisfied with the overall product. This bike is exactly what I was looking for with perfomance parts at an affordable price. The Kinley FX looks great and feels great on challenging terrain. I was most satisfied with the costomer service I recieved. They went well out of their way to answer all my questions and to make sure I was happy with their product. I have no doubts that Kinley will have future success with their business. Thanks Kinley.

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Lou   Weekend Warrior [Apr 07, 2006]
Strength:

Name brand adjustable suspension, shift components and it's even light. Great dollar to component ratio (especially comapired to local vendors).

Weakness:

None noticed.

Get bike for the price. I just need to ride to work and for fun (and exercise). I have zero need for hydralic brakes and feather light frames. I'm not even that hard on the suspension, well at 200lbs I'm not very easy on it either.

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Arvs   Cross Country Rider [Jun 22, 2007]
Strength:

hasn't totally fallen apart yet.

Weakness:

does not descend well. bad cable design, had to change the cables 3 times and I have only had it a year. Have problems with cassette and derailers (4 bikes shops could not fix it).

Piece of Sh*T! Do not buy unless you use it as a commuter bike or ride once a month.

OVERALL
RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
Thomas Watkin   Weekend Warrior [Feb 22, 2006]
Strength:

Moderately priced; extremely well-made; good product support.

Weakness:

None.

Would by from Kinley again.

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
james   [Nov 08, 2007]
Strength:

price

http:See my review on kinely frames:
//www.mtbr.com/reviews/xc_full_suspension/product_125511.shtml

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RATING
1
VALUE
RATING
1
JD   Weekend Warrior [May 23, 2006]
Strength:

Lightweight, rides nice. Customer service is great, when contacting the company (phone & email) I was dealing directly with the owner.

Great Bike for the money, good components, sharp looking ride! Must be assembled and I would suggest an immediate tuneup but it is worth it for the value

OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Katie   Weekend Warrior [May 22, 2006]
Strength:

components, balance, workmanship

Weakness:

none encountered

great bike for a great price! Kinley is a start up and they're doing things right. great communication throughout the sale and follow up. thanks Benno!

ks.

Similar Products Used: schwinn high plains, fisher hkek
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Dana Mohr   Cross Country Rider [Apr 30, 2006]
Strength:

Price, Price, Price!!! XT components, great dual suspension frame, responsiveness, good fork and rear suspension, paint job, and above all....PRICE, PRICE, PRICE!!!

Weakness:

None yet.

There is absolutley no better deal on the net or in stores than this bike and the rest of the Kinley line. Benno rules! He goes out of his way to answer all of your questions and has put together an incredible product for us to reap the benefits from. It's one of the lightest bikes I've ever ridden and handles very, very well. The fork is raked out comparitively far, so this thing is out of a turn as soon as it's in one! Great for single tracking or getting out of a bind. The frame is very rugged with a great paint job, not cheap or prone to chips, I think it's a powder coated job... They did a great job on all the welds and cutting out unnecessary weight on the frame production, you can tell it's a new company that cares about their bikes. The best part is that they didn't skimp on the front derailleur. Rocky Mountain, Giant, Trek, etc. all have bikes with an XT in the rear but none have an XT in the front too! They cheap out with a Deore or the such, but here you have the best combo. This bike is easily worth three times what you pay! I've pushed this bike VERY hard in the time that I've had it and it hasn't even flinched!!

Similar Products Used: GT, Giant, Gary Fisher, Rocky Mountain
OVERALL
RATING
5
VALUE
RATING
5
Jay Walling   Weekend Warrior [Mar 25, 2006]
Strength:

Solid as hell and very light! Good warranty. The best componets on a f/s w/o breaking the bank.

Weakness:

havent found any yet. Not too many people know about Kinley.

I did quite a bit of research before getting a bike and lots of people told me to stay away from single rear pivot designs like this b/c they are unstable but this bike is as solid as any! and if it ever did wearout w/i 5 yrs i have piece of mind with the warranty. Highly reccomended. A++++

OVERALL
RATING
4
VALUE
RATING
5
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