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Just put a deposit on this... opinions???

paulfitzpaulfitz Posts: 103
edited December 2008 in MTB buying advice ... m1b3s2p198

Just couldnt refuse! Had looked at other bikes in that price range, but nothing seemed to match up to this... And the 2009 model is out and is £750, and there doesnt seem to be much more for the money.

Any opinions anyone... is it really that much of a bargain???

Cant wait now :twisted:


  • Mattbot2Mattbot2 Posts: 384
    Seems like a great deal :)
    ^^^ Click for pictures of my bike ^^
  • BlackSpurBlackSpur Posts: 4,228
    Good price for a good bike. Well done!
    "Melancholy is incompatible with bicycling." ~James E. Starrs
  • paulfitzpaulfitz Posts: 103
    Ta guys, think you have put my mind at rest...

    Ive looked around for bloody ages, had a go of a few, read up on reviews on here, other sites and thought id made my mind up on a Hardrock Pro (80 quid less, but the mrs doesnt know that...) then was browsing the LBS website this morn, seen that, popped in tonight, spoke to a lad i know who works there... SOLD!

    Really cant wait now.... get chrimbo out the way, wait for the cyclescheme window to open and the beauty is all mine!
  • Steve ISteve I Posts: 428
    Good shop Birkenhead Cycles. Just wish they were on the other side of the river.
  • paulfitzpaulfitz Posts: 103
    Steve I - Aye... havent bought a bike for bloody years, but always got them from there when i was a kid like.

    Like i said had my heart set on the HR Pro - which I would have got from edge lane - quinns i think??? but didnt wanna be havin to lug it over there for a service an all that.

    Havent even been to quinns to be honest - whats it like???
  • paulfitzpaulfitz Posts: 103
    Anybody else had one/ used one/ know somwone who has???

    Good or bad... the deposit is returnable after-all 8)
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