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  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    I wouldn't buy either of them.
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  • JBAJBA Posts: 2,820
    What's your budget and how much to those bikes cost?
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  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    i m in portugal....my budget is very low..400€....i must go between this ones, otherwise i must pay at least 700/800€..
    they both cost 400€/283British pounds/438 dollars
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    I'd find a nice second hand bike.
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  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    second hand ones near me are too expensive...kids these days want to sell the bike as mutch as they bougth..

    But between those..witch one is the best?..i think kross has beter frame, and the coluer has beter brakes and suspention...
  • dj58dj58 Posts: 2,193
    They are very similar in specification, so if it must be one of those 2 bikes, buy the one you prefer the look and the spec of, so if your prefer Shimano brakes buy the coluer.
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    to be honest i like the kross more because has a beter platform to upgrade later on...but the specs and the brand is better in the coluer..thats why i m strugling....
  • dj58dj58 Posts: 2,193
    In that case you have answered your own question, buy the Koss and upgrade the parts you don't like when they wear out. or when you can afford to.
  • RockmonkeySCRockmonkeySC Posts: 14,770
    Choosing the best between them two is like choosing the best between a labrador censored and a German Shepherd censored . At the end of the day they're both just turds.
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    RockmonkeySC , but i m not rich like you, i can only afford turds...
  • RockmonkeySCRockmonkeySC Posts: 14,770
    There are much better bikes for the money (from Decathlon, GO Outdoors and Halfords or used) and I'm very far from rich.
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    remember prices are differente in every country becouse of the taxes....in decathlon here the only that is near my price doesnt have hydro brakesn is an 26, censored of an front Suspension...i wanted an weel 27.5 or 29...for this price here is dificcult...

    I dont think this ones are bad...i want a bike to ride on weekends...i dont need nothing more
  • Lungs94Lungs94 Posts: 160
    Then buy it.. looks like you're trying to justify buying it rather than looking for advice (lots given)
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  • RockmonkeySCRockmonkeySC Posts: 14,770
    The fork on both bikes is about as bad as it gets. The XCM is really terrible.
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    i m not doing a lot Off-roading..so it wont make a diference i think
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,756
    So get a bike with rigid forks which will be lighter and a nicer ride than an XCM.

    If you must http://www.decathlon.pt/bicicleta-btt-r ... nformation much better than the above, not sure why you think a rubbish bike with 27.5/29 wheels is better than a good bike with 26!

    For road use, this isn't bad http://www.decathlon.pt/bicicleta-estra ... 06479.html

    Of the two I'd take the Kross, but really wouldn't want to buy either.
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    But dont u think the kross frame is better, and for future upgrades the kross would be better against the rockrider?
  • trupetrupe Posts: 10
    ...now i m between the kross and the rockrider....i really wanted a 27.5 or 29 weel because i ride one and i prefered the biguest weel wride...but you got some good points..do you really think there is a big difference betwin those 2( exept the fork)?
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