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mongoose amasa elite 08 or charge duster mid 07

clucasclucas Posts: 26
edited August 2008 in MTB buying advice
checked on winstanleys cycles and the amasa elite 08 is going for £430 and the charge duster mid 07 is going for £500 reduced from £700, im not sue whihc bike to get out of those 2, my budget is £500


  • papasmurf.papasmurf. Posts: 2,382
    Get the duster, great bike, looks great aswell...

    these bikes are similarly specced, the amasa elite is more I suppose agressive XC with a longer travel fork depends what you're looking for outta a new bike.
  • clucasclucas Posts: 26
    i was looking at the sizing for the amasa elite, im 5 11" but im still growing should i get a medium or large?
  • papasmurf.papasmurf. Posts: 2,382
    don't know the sizing on them ..I presume as they go to xl it'll be something like M-17.5 L-19 XL-21...are you able to get to winstanleys or another stockist to try.
  • clucasclucas Posts: 26
    on winstanleys website it says that the amasa elite comes with kenda nevegal 2.1 tyres, im going to be cycling on road as well as mud and gravel i heard that these arent very good on the road is this true? also i dont no wether these ones are the tubeless ones or not ... _Bike_2008
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