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My wife and I are in the market for MTB's. I have been trolling the online sites but I am not sure if I am missing something.

 

I would prefer to buy new. Please let me have you recommendations. Let's start off with saying around R12K for my wife and R15K for me....

 

I'm looking for the best value for money hardtails for weekend riding, shorter races etc. 

 

Thank you.

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In terms of bang for buck you cant beat these

 

For him

 

https://bike-addict.co.za/collections/mtb/products/titan-drone-expert-2020

 

for her

 

https://bike-addict.co.za/collections/mtb/products/titan-drone-calypso-expert-2020

 

Not the best drivetrains but something that you can upgrade over time.

 

Titan has good warranty on their products.

 

Frames are more modern and much better spec'ed than any Spaz can offer at this price. :P

 

Titan has good warranty on their products.

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So, the Titans above the Spez?

Good suggestions, thank you. Perhaps something slightly better for me?

I'm not really into tinkering and upgrading every once in a while.

 

 

In terms of bang for buck you cant beat these

 

For him

 

https://bike-addict.co.za/collections/mtb/products/titan-drone-expert-2020

 

for her

 

https://bike-addict.co.za/collections/mtb/products/titan-drone-calypso-expert-2020

 

Not the best drivetrains but something that you can upgrade over time.

 

Titan has good warranty on their products.

 

Frames are more modern and much better spec'ed than any Spaz can offer at this price. :P

 

Titan has good warranty on their products.

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https://bike-addict.co.za/products/titan-drone-elite-2020?_pos=4&_sid=4cbb231ee&_ss=r

This would be best value and nothing needed to upgrade. The fork and groupset cost more than the bike. So basically paying for the fork and groupset and getting the rest for free.

 

I like the idea of that. A lot!

 

So my wife likes the idea (read colour) of the Merida Big nine 500. But it seems like stock is depleted everywhere. Any suggestions in this range? 

 

https://bike-addict.co.za/collections/mtb/products/merida-big-nine-500-2020

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Hi

 

My wife and I are in the market for MTB's. I have been trolling the online sites but I am not sure if I am missing something.

 

I would prefer to buy new. Please let me have you recommendations. Let's start off with saying around R12K for my wife and R15K for me....

 

I'm looking for the best value for money hardtails for weekend riding, shorter races etc. 

 

Thank you.

 

My wife would bliksem me if |I spent more on my bike than hers  :blush:

 

Whatever you do, make sure that the fork has an air spring (not elastomer) 

 

Oh, and do not buy a bike that might be the wrong size because it seems like a good deal

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So, the Titans above the Spez?

Good suggestions, thank you. Perhaps something slightly better for me?

I'm not really into tinkering and upgrading every once in a while.

 

Yes at this price range Titan > Spez

 

I made a negative comment about the drivetrain but the reality is most bikes at that price range (even Spez) is going to have that low level quality drivetrain (and even potentially worse in other components)

 

what "Me ride my bicycle" showed is the same bike just with superior components.

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So, the Titans above the Spez?

Good suggestions, thank you. Perhaps something slightly better for me?

I'm not really into tinkering and upgrading every once in a while.

If you not into tinkering and upgrading then get a road bike or single speed.

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