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kona coiler frame?

muddyfacemuddyface Posts: 30
edited February 2009 in MTB buying advice
hi there im newish to xc i have a felt q620 atm, now looking to buy a kona coiler fs frame doz any1 no much about these frames and can i transfer most of my stuff of my old bike onto the new frame?

many thanks be :wink: n

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  • Dan67Dan67 Posts: 658
    You would more than likely be fine. except that the forks are only 80mm the coilers are specced with 150mm so the geometry will be screwed and wont take the hard landings the frame can. You could probably pick up some forks off ebay for under £150 drop offs seem to be going cheap with the right amount of travel. You will need to make sure that they are QR wheel mounted though and not the bolt through system.
    The seat post may be the wrong size I havent seen sizes yet.
    and you will need gears cable's etc as the new framwill be difffernet sizes
  • stu8975stu8975 Posts: 1,334
    If your riding XC then a coiler isnt really suitable, more of a freeride bike, if you are looking at a freeride frame then you will need forks aswell to match the rear end travel, if not, stick to a hardtail or short travel xc fs (4") frame.
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