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What Bike To Choose ?


Danievdmerwe
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Hi Guys

 

I would appreciate it if someone can assist me in choosing a bike ? I’m a beginner and it will be my first bike ? My budget is around R20 000 - R25 000 and i would prefer a dual suspension, I understand that the ride is also musch smoother ? I have borrowed a friends bike just to make sure this is what i like before just buying a brand new bike , i have borrowed an ktm ultra fun and really enjoy the biking !

 

I will consider something else but My options were the following:

 

Scott Spark 970 Dual @R25 000

Frame:

Spark 3 Alloy SL 6011, custom butted Hydroformed tubes, tapered Headtube / BB92, dropouts for 5x141mm, 2.6 tyre compatible

 

Fork:

RockShox Judy Silver TK Solo Air, 15x110mm QR Axle / Tapered Steerer / Reb Adj. Lockout /120mm travel

 

Rear Derailleur:

SRAM SX/ Eagle 12 Speed

 

Shifters:

SRAM SX Eagle Trigger

 

Chain:

SRAM CN SX Eagle

 

Crank:

SRAM SX Eagle DUB Boost, 32T

 

Cassette:

SRAM SX-PG1210/11-50 T

 

Head Set:

Syncros OE Press Fit/Tapered 1.5 - 11/8 , OD 50/61mm / ID 44/55mm

 

Bottom Bracket:

SRAM DUB PF Integrated / Shell 41x92mm

 

Brakes:

Shimano MT201 Disc, F&R 180mm SM-RT10 CL Rotor

 

Tyres:

Maxxis Rekon / 2.4 / 60 TPI

 

Rims:

Syncros X-25 / 32H / 25mm

 

Front Hub:

Formula CL811 / 15x110mm

 

Rear Hub:

Formula CL2241 / 5x 141mm

 

Spokes:

Stainless Black 15G / 1.8mm

 

Rear Suspension:

X-Fusion Trunnion, Lockout / Reb. Adj, Travel 120mm/ 165mmx45mm

 

Handlebar:

Syncros Alloy 6061, T Shape Flat / 9° / 740mm

 

Stem:

Syncros Alloy 6061, oversized 31.8mm / 11/8 / 6° angle

 

Seat:

Syncros Belcarra Regular 2.5

 

Seat Post:

Syncros Dropper Remote , 31.6mm / S size 100mm / M, L & XL 120mm

 

 

Merida One Twenty 600 Dual @R25 000

 

Frame:

One-Twenty Lite 120mm suspension travel

 

Fork:

Rockshox Sektor RL

 

Rear Derailleur:

Sram NX Eagle

 

Shifters:

Sram NX Eagle

 

Chain:

Sram NX Eagle

 

Headset:

FSA NO.47/50

 

Bottom Bracket:

Sram BB DUB PF MTB 92

 

Brakes:

Shimano MT-500

 

Wheelset:

Maxxis Forekaster

 

Wheelsize:

29x2.35

 

Rims:

Merida Expert TR

 

Hubs:

Shimano MT400-B

 

Spokes:

Black stainless

 

Axles:

JD-QR48R Boost axle 12x148mm

 

Handlebars:

Merida Expert TR 760mm width, 20mm rise

 

Grips:

MERIDA Comp EC

 

Stem:

Merida Expert TR 35mm diameter, 0° Angle

 

Saddle:

MERIDA Comp CC

 

Seatpost:

Merida Expert TR, S: 100mm travel seatpost - M/L/XL: 125mm travel seatpost

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