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enduro comp 29er 2015 As a XC bike ??

_MILLA_MILLA Posts: 20
edited January 2017 in MTB buying advice
This is for sale on FB...
Was looking for something I could ride on roads and canals aswell as trails

Would this climb well and be suitable for long mountain rides ??

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  • _MILLA_MILLA Posts: 20
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  • JBAJBA Posts: 2,789
    Should have Rockshox Pike forks.
    Might be worth asking the seller why they have been changed.
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  • _MILLA_MILLA Posts: 20
    I will do...

    As for the bike being used as a XC bike for long rides...

    Any opinions ?
  • _MILLA_MILLA Posts: 20
    They were changed due to damage... Manitous forks are on there now... Are they any good ?
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,601
    You might want to keep all your buying stuff in one thread. Opening a new one for each bike you look at is confusing.

    It's also impossible to give a sensible opinion based on a bad blurry picture with no details or specs.
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  • _MILLA_MILLA Posts: 20
    My bad mate... I'm not very clued up on forum etiquette lol :P
  • RockmonkeySCRockmonkeySC Posts: 15,247
    For what you want it won't be good. It's heavy, doesn't climb particularly well and doesn't ride well until you give it a real good beating.
    A cheap hardtail would be better.
  • _MILLA wrote:
    Was looking for something I could ride on roads and canals as well as trails.

    Sounds to me like you're looking for a 100-120 mm hardtail with all-rounder tires (Ikon, Ardent and similar).
    If you're looking for cheap options, also consider the long-term implications. A hardtail is cheaper and easier to maintain.
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