MTBs under $1300

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MTBs under $1300

Postby winstonw » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:39 pm

I've had three roadie mates buy Giant XTCs recently, and they are all egging me on to get one.
Can I get one up on them by getting better value? What say ye?
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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby Ozkaban » Wed Apr 17, 2013 8:58 pm

Ahem. Make that 4.

Very good value for money in that price bracket.
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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby danny the boy » Fri Apr 26, 2013 8:02 pm

I got one of these for $1150.

http://www.focus-bikes.com/int/en/bikes ... -20-6.html

I know where there is a small one going for under a grand in Melb, brand new. Was too small for me.
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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby rifraf » Sun May 05, 2013 11:43 am

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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby Crowz » Sun May 05, 2013 12:53 pm

I bought an XTC at the beginning of the year so I've (semi) recently been through the research phase. XTC is the best value for money sub $1500 bike in my opinion. I picked mine up for $1250 from Tom Wallace Cycles in Brisbane and love it. Definitely recommend dealing with TWC... I even drive 30 mins past numerous shops to get there.
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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby AP81 » Mon May 06, 2013 12:55 pm

I'd go second hand. Should be able to get a decent carbon rig in that price range.

Check out the rotorburn forums. Lots of mountain bikes for sale there.
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Re: MTBs under $1300

Postby antipodean » Mon May 06, 2013 8:25 pm

100 bucks over budget but worth a look imo!

http://www.bicyclesonline.com.au/2013-p ... x-xt-29er/
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