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Mongoose Tyax Sport- Yes or No?


RudoJ
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Hey to all of you.

 

I'm probably one of the view hubbers with no bike at the moment. Taking long time to make up my mind. Saw this bike over the weekend for R4000-00 and from what I've learnt so far on the hub, specs arent bad at all. so here they are, and if you would be so kind to look at specs and say yay or nay.

 

 

 

Frame: Mongoose 6061 formed aluminum, Zero Stack head tube and replaceable hanger

 

Fork: Suntour XCT MLO 100mm travel, mechanical lock out, preload adjust

 

Crankset / Chainwheel: FSA A-Drive alloy (22/32/42T)

 

Bottom Bracket: FSA sealed cartridge

 

Pedals: alloy platform

 

Front Derailleur: Suntour XCM202

 

Rear Derailleur: SRAM SX4

 

Shifters: SRAM X4 triggers 24 speed

 

Cog set: Shimano HG30 11-32T, 8-speed cassette

 

Chain: KMC Z72

 

Rims: Weinmann ZAC 19 double wall

 

Front Hub: Formula Disc Alloy QR 32H

 

Rear Hub: Formula Disc Alloy QR and freehub 32H

 

Spokes: 14G stainless

 

Tires: 26x2.1 Kenda Komodo black skinwall

 

Front Brake: Tektro Novela mechanical Disc w/ 160 mm rotors

 

Rear Brake: Tektro Novela mechanical Disc w/ 160 mm rotors

 

Brake Levers: ProMax Alloy w/ adjuster

 

Handlebar: Mongoose alloy riser 31.8x30x635 mm (XS, S) 685 mm (M, L, XL)

 

Stem: Mongoose alloy 31.8 x 90 mm (S & M) 110 mm (L, XL)

 

Headset: 1 1/8" Zero Stack

 

Grips: Mongoose Dual density Kraton

 

Saddle: Mongoose XC Elite

 

Seat Post: Mongoose alloy w/ micro adjust clamp

 

Seat Clamp: Mongoose Alloy QR

 

 

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I've got a Tyax Super bought in November. Done a few thousand k's since then with no problems.

The back tyre sidewall split open a while back and I've replaced the back brake pads but other than that really good.

 

Tyax Sport is slightly lower spec but seems to be similar except for derailers (I have x5) and hydraulic discs
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