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boydee73boydee73 Posts: 2
edited August 2012 in MTB buying advice
Hi all
Any thoughts on this bike good or bad

Commencal Premier HD 1 Hardtail Bike 2012

253254 In Stock Large - Matt Black £437.49
RRP £669.99
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Commencal Premier HD 1 Mens Hardtail Bike 2012 Specifications:
Frame Premier DISC 6061T6 NEW dropout
Fork RST Omega ML Lockout - 80mm on XS, 100mm on S/M, 120mm on L/XL
Headset Neco 1»1/8 ball retainer
Stem Commençal Premier OS
Bars Commençal Premier 1»OS 6061
Grips Commençal Kraton black
Brakes Avid Elixir 1 - 160/160mm - 180/160mm on L/XL
Shifters Shimano Alivio 3 x 9
Front Mech Shimano Alivio
Rear Mech Shimano Deore
Bottom Bracket FSA Square sealed bearings
Cranks Truvativ 5D
Chain KMC 9s
Cassette Sram PG950 11-32t 9speed
Rims Jalco double wall
Hubs Commençal disc brakes
Spokes Stainless 64p 3x lacing black
Tires Maxxis Crossmark 26x2.10
Seatpost Commençal Premier no offset
Saddle Commençal Premier by Velo

Thinking of buying this bike to replace the VooDoo Hoodoo Mountain Bike i have just had stolen. Have about £500 to spend. Should i just stick with what i had or is the Commencal Premier HD 1 Mens Hardtail Bike worth getting at that price is the spec any better or is it the same as the
voodoo hoodoo. £529

Aproximate Weight (KG): 14.1kg
■Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc
■Chainset: Shimano FC-M430
■Fork Lock-out : Yes
■Fork travel: 120mm
■Forks: 120mm Suntour Raidon X1 air suspension fork with remote lockout
■Frame Colour: Satin Red
■Frame Material: Alloy
■Frame Size: 19-20
■Frame-: Lightweight 7005 aluminium
■Front Brake: Tektro Auriga Comp Hydraulic disc 180mm rotor
■Front Mech: Shimano Alivio FD-M430
■Gear Shifters: Shimano Alivio SL-M430 27spd
■Gender: Mens
■Handle Bars: Riser 31.8mm
■Headset: 1 1/8 Aheadset
■Hubs: Formula 32 hole Q/R disc hub
■Number of Gears: 27
■Rear Brake: Tektro Auriga Comp Hydraulic disc 160mm rotor
■Rear Mech: Shimano Alivio RD-M430
■Rims: Double wall black 32 hole disc rim
■Saddle: VL-3165
■Seatpost: 400mm alloy 27.2
■Suspension: Front
■Tyre size: 2.25"
■Tyres: Maxxis Ardent 26 x 2.25
■Wheel size: 26"
■Exact Frame Size: 20"

Have to get one quick am ment too being doing the london to brighton off road soon thanks for any advice.


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