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Old 03-16-2011, 08:06 AM
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@ masquerade16
san ka sa south? try searching for dragunov posts i know he sells gt ava at lower than lbs prices, he can also have it delivered. ok din ang mga feedback sa kanya.

@jvyango
nice choice good entry level bikes, tried all three of them, in terms of frame geometry mas ok ang spez hardrock, but my current hardtail is the x3, mas comfortable for my built, alanganin kc skin ung sizes ng spez, i think its also lighter @ 31lbs,dont be in a rush, test ride all of them to check kung san ka tlga comfy, dont just base on looks, and dont forget all the safety gears.


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Old 03-19-2011, 06:37 AM
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Sir okay din ba ang cannondale sl4? can you give any advice or info regarding this bike ? Im planning to buy specialized hardrock pero nakita ko ang bike na ito para gusto ko na ang sl4

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Old 03-19-2011, 06:50 AM
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with that budget, i would highly suggest a secondhand and a completely built bike. you can upgrade when you get the cash

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Old 04-27-2011, 12:45 AM
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ok din sl4 pero ipon ka na lang konti para sl2 na...rockshox recon, cane creek headset, etc...

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Old 04-28-2011, 12:33 AM
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How much is the Trail SL2 and where?

I'm currently eyeing on Trek Advance have a budget of 18-20k for a HT.

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Old 04-28-2011, 01:11 PM
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@T43m4n try newton at delmonte they are the dealers of cannodale bikes...

sl2 cost 23,500 i think.... rst shock sram components....

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^price atang sl3 yan sir. sl2 higher price than that...

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Old 04-29-2011, 09:10 PM
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@jorge oopss.. sorry my bad

right sl3 is 23,500

sl2 is maybe around 32k (discounted)

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Old 04-29-2011, 10:43 PM
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just called them this morning. wala daw sl3. Trail 5 is 20k Trail 6 is 18k.

Okay na kaya Trail 5?

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newbie here! tanong ko lng magkno if ever ganto ang bike n bbilin ko?

cannondale trail 5 mens
fsa cockpit carbon,
deore group set hydraulic 2011,
deore lx fd,rd, xd
alex rims white with deore hubs,
shimano crank,
shimano spd pedal cleats,
xcr suntour 2011 fork brand new,
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Question Merida vs. Giant vs. Jamis vs. Trek

Hi everyone! I'm a newbie in biking and I'm about to buy my first MTB. I play basketball and I just want to try biking to increase my stamina and shave these unwanted fats in my body. Although I will be using the bike mostly on roads, I don't want to buy a road bike. I think MTB is more of a SWAGGER.

Ok. Too much for the introduction. I already read some posts about having a first MTB. Alot of people say that it's all about the bike frame. "Start buying a built bike with a quality frame" they said. So I researched about this, I in fact went to Cycle Art in Quiapo and asked the saleslady for their cheapest built bike. She showed me an INFINITY ITALIA worth P10,500. But I don't think it's a good frame (I browsed the internet and found no official website for INFINITY)

Then I found out MERIDA, GIANT, JAMIS, and TREK. And now I'm stuck on choosing between them. Please help me choose what to buy.

Here are my choices:

2012 Merida Matts 40-MD
2012 Giant Revel 0
2012 Jamis Trail X3
2012 TREK 3900 Disc

All of these are built bikes.


By the way, budget is around P20,000 but it can go for as high as P25,000 if the difference of the bike is significant. (Because Revel 0 is I think around 25k)


Thanks in advance!

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Old 04-30-2012, 11:46 PM
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Default Re: Merida vs. Giant vs. Jamis vs. Trek

i'm into revel but if you could squeeze up a little bit more try to consider trek 4 series built bikes.

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Default Re: Merida vs. Giant vs. Jamis vs. Trek

almost everyone who's ridden one of these bikes will say it rides well, almost all MTB mags will have good reviews of these bikes (or most bikes for that matter). I really think there's not a lot of diff between bikes/parts within the same price range.

so i say, just get the one that looks nice

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Default Re: Merida vs. Giant vs. Jamis vs. Trek

kung may 25k ako. ill go for revel 0. try mo canvas sa quiapo baka makatawad ka pa. sa lifecycle kasi 25k bentahan.

kakabili lang ng friend ko..tektro hydro brakes. acera fd. deore rd. 10spd. dont know kung suntour or rockshox yun remote lockout.

if you can stretch out your budget pa. merida tf 500 ata yun. slx rd 9speed alivio fd. hydro breakes @28k lifecycle.

hth

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Old 05-01-2012, 05:53 PM
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Thanks for the advice. But is the difference between merida matts 40d and giant revel 0 really that far?

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Good pm mga sir, newbi po ako sa mtb pero wala po ako idea plano ko mag assemble ang budget ko nasa 20k patulong nalang sana sa specs na magkasya sa budget tnx po

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20k, that's a decent budget to start, ako i started with a built bike then in time, i upgraded the parts, personally i would suggest built bike, just for you to know your riding preference.. then you'd know what to upgrade..

Just my 2 cents cheers

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get a built bike, kesa assemble bro. para hindi ka rin magkaroon ng problema sa compatibility.

better yet...kung gusto mong assemble talaga. punta ka sa reputable bike shop. kaya nilang i-detail yan depende sa budget mo.

at 20K kasi marami rami ka nang mabibili na built bike, mas mura pa kesa assembled

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thank you po mga sir.any suggestions kung ano maganda na built bike? pinupush nila yung specialized na hardrock dito po sa davao

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king's just offered me an assembled bike with a frame of merida tfs 1000 and full shimano acera groupset. hydraulic brakes. P21,500. is it worthy?

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