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hexbugspider
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Calibre bikes

Postby hexbugspider » Sun Apr 14, 2019 19:31 pm

So I'm looking to buy my first mountain bike and my budget is £500. The options from calibre are the calibre two cubed, rake or line 20. Apparently, the rake is good but hasn't got a tapered headset. The Line 20 is decent with 2x drivetrain and air fork. However, some people have been saying that the latest calibre two cubed now comes with upgraded tires and a better fork but the website has not been updated yet. Which should I go for?

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Re: Calibre bikes

Postby robertpb » Mon Apr 15, 2019 07:54 am

Why are limited to Calibre, I'd be looking at a Vitus Nucleus 275 VR for that money.
Now where's that "Get Out of Crash Free Card"

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JBA
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Re: Calibre bikes

Postby JBA » Mon Apr 15, 2019 08:35 am

hexbugspider - I don't want to come across as negative, but you have been asking about what bike to buy for nearly a year and keep getting the same answers. You really need to just make a decision and buy a bike.
Line 20 or Vitus Nucleus 275 VR get my vote although you may struggle to get the Vitus as sizes seem limited at the moment.
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hexbugspider
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Re: Calibre bikes

Postby hexbugspider » Mon Apr 15, 2019 20:47 pm

Yeah, I know :(

It's just beceause i've been saving up for a while and don't want my money to go to waste. I'll just get whatever and stop annoying you guys.

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Re: Calibre bikes

Postby oxoman » Mon Apr 15, 2019 21:15 pm

Any of the above are ok and won't be a waste of money. My money would be on the vitus though
Moda Bolero wet bike.
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Re: Calibre bikes

Postby BillyCool » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:57 am

Your money won't be wasted on either of those bikes.

Buy it

Ride it

Have fun.

Simples.
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