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oldbeanoldbean Posts: 4
edited April 2018 in MTB general
Recently found the XDS Boss 4 for sale in Australia......looks rather more interesting than the Giant Talon3 I was about to buy......But cannot find a retailer in Uk .Could it be known here under another brand?

I would like to import from China or Aus ...whoever will sell me one.
Anybody know the brand and anybody imported from China??


  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599

    It has low end bits, and nothing special.

    Looks like an OZ bike - can't see why anyone would import them here - dozens of similar options already.
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  • oldbeanoldbean Posts: 4 what alternatives would you recommend?
  • cooldadcooldad Posts: 32,599
    Loads of what bike threads here.


    The usual suspects would be Boardman or Voodoo from halfords, Calibre from Go Outdoors, or Btwin from Decathlon.
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  • JBAJBA Posts: 2,852
    That XD Boss 4 is about £600. There is a huge range of MTBs available here for that price.
    Going through the hassle of importing a relatively cheap bike from Australia or China seems a bit pointless.

    As CD has said above have a look at some of the offerings from Halfords, Go Outdoors and Decathlon. Also look at some of the discount sites such as Paul's Cycles and Rutland Cycles.
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  • oldbeanoldbean Posts: 4
    You are all correct .
    Just found the Bosnut Evo looks really good ..
    My question is that as I'm 78 I need all the help I can get on the hills (Not E bike yet) so Can I fit a 2x chain set in place of the 1x if I cant cope with 1x??
    Going to check out Go Outdoors next week ...their test ride is in the store ...I hope its large.
    Have fun all .
  • The RookieThe Rookie Posts: 27,809
    Can you fit a 2x, no you can’t, you shouldn’t need to with the wide range cassette, but can always fit a smaller chainring if you need to, it has a 32 and you can get down to a 28 as a direct swap for less than £20.
    Current steed - Whyte T129, 2013 frame, mongrel Revelations, Giant dropper, Stans S1 wheelset. 12, Magura Trail Sport brakes, 1x11. 12.8Kg
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