I am new at this platform. Please help me to choose an entry level bike for me.

Discussion in 'Bike buying advice' started by darkq, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. darkq

    darkq New Member

    Sep 1, 2010
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    It will be my first bicycle. I have no maintanence information. I want to use my bicycle for longterm. I want to know advantage and disadvantage of to others for these 4 bicycles.. Which one must I buy ? What do you advice ?

    1- Kross Hexagon V2

    Frame 6061 Aluminium
    Colours ligthgreen; graphite; red
    Size 15", 17", 19", 21"
    Fork BRAVO-375
    Speeds 21
    Front Derailleur Shimano FD-TZ30
    Rear Derailleur Shimano RD-TZ50
    Front Break Alhonga HJ-806AD
    Rear Break Alhonga HJ-806AD
    Shifters Shimano Revoshift SL-RS35
    Crankset SR Suntour CW10-XCC
    Bottom Bracket Alfred Thun cassette
    Chain KMC Z50
    Casette Shimano frewheel MF-TZ21
    Hubs front: Steel Paralax, rear: Steel Paralax
    Tires Vee Rubber VRB-198 26x1.95
    Rims Kross
    Rear Shock -
    Handlebar MTB153 steel
    Stem TDS-C41-8
    Seatpost SP-200 Steel
    Head set
    Saddle Selle Royal PU 6482
    Pedals NATTY CS-225
    Weight 14kg

    Hexagon V2 MTB - Rowery górskie

    2-Merida Matts 5-V

    Model: 5-V Matts
    The bike belongs to a group: Hardtail ATB
    Size of frame: 16''- 18
    Frame: Matts D / T 2009
    Shock absorber / Fork: Matts D / T 2009
    Cranks: V-Brake Linear
    Front Derailleur: SR CW-XCC-T102-PBG 42-34-24 CG
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano TZ30-42t
    Shifters: Shimano RS31-3 / Shimano RS31-7
    Brakes: / V-Brake Linear
    Brake Levers: ALLOY LEVER
    Wielotryb / Cassette: Shimano MF-TZ21 1914-1928
    Hub front: Alloy QR
    Rear Hub: Alloy QR
    Rims: Double Wall Black / CNC
    Front tire CST C1348 2.1
    Rear tire CST C1348 2.1
    Pedals: PP pedal
    Handlebar: XM CEN Steel Rise 580
    Bridge: XM Speed CEN 17
    Saddle: XM Comfort Sport
    Saddle: Alloy CEN 27.2

    3-Merida Matts 10-V

    Model: Matts 10-V
    The bike belongs to a group: Hardtail ATB
    Size of frame: 16''- 18
    Frame: Matts DTV
    Shock absorber / Fork: SR XCT V2 100
    Cranks: SR CW-XCC-T102-PBG 42-34-24 CG
    Front Derailleur: Shimano TY10
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano Altus
    Shifters: Shimano EF50-3s/7s
    Brakes: V-Brake Linear
    Wielotryb / Cassette: Shimano MF-TZ07 1914-1928
    Hub front: Alloy QR
    Rear Hub: Alloy QR
    Rims: Double Wall Black / CNC
    Front tire CST C1348 26x2.1
    Rear tire CST C1348 26x2.1
    Pedals: Merida PP
    Handlebar: XM CEN Steel Rise 580 P. Hub Alloy QR
    Saddle: XM Sport
    Saddle: Alloy CEN 27.2

    MATTS 10-V - MTB Hardtail - Merida Bikes International

    4-Jamis Trail X1

    Frame: Enduro II frame design, 7005 aluminum main tubes, replaceable derailleur hanger

    Fork: CS Fork, alloy crown, coil spring, external preload adjust, 60mm travel

    Headset: VP threadless, sealed, 1 1/8”

    Wheels: Alloy 26 x 1.50” 36H rims, heavy-duty ATB hubs with QR, 14g nickel-plated spokes

    Tires: CST ATB, 26 x 1.95”

    Derailleurs: Shimano TX51 rear and TZ30 31.8mm top pull front

    Shiftlevers: Shimano Acera ST-EF50 EZ-Fire Plus, 21-speed

    Chain: KMC Z51

    Cassette: 7-speed freewheel, 13-28T

    Crankset: Forged alloy crank, 42/34/24 steel rings, 170mm

    BB Set: VP bolt-type 3SB axle, 68 x 124.5mm

    Pedals: ATB platform, hi-impact resin cage & body

    Brakeset: Alloy linear pull type with Shimano alloy levers

    Handlebar: Jamis XC riser, 6D sweep x 13mm rise x 620mm wide

    Stem: Jamis XC threadless, alloy cap, 10D rise, 90mm (12-14.”), 100mm (16-18”), 120mm (19 -21”)

    Grips: Kraton for trigger-shift

    Seat Post: Jamis alloy micro-adjust, 27.2 x 300mm, with alloy QR clamp

    Saddle: Jamis ATB with pressure relief channel, SL cover, protective front and rear guards

    Sizes: M: 13”, 15”, 17”, 19”, 21” F: 12”, 14”, 18”

    Color: M: Gloss Black or MX Green F: Pearl White

    Weight: 31.50 lbs