Avanti Barracuda 2010

Avanti  Barracuda  2010

1 Review

Brand: Avanti
Category: Hard-Tail MTBs

Description: Frame: ADT 7005 UL Ultralite Alloy | Fork: RockShox Dart 3 100mm Travel with Preload & Rebound Adjust & Turnkey Lockout | Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore | Rear Derailleur: Shimano SLX | Brake Levers: Shimano M486 Hydraulic Disc | Shifters: Shimano Deore 27-Speed with Shimano Outer Casing | Crankset: Shimano M442 Octalink 44/32/22T | Brakes: Shimano M486 Hydraulic Disc | Hubs: Shimano RM65 QR | Cassette: Shimano HG50 11-32T 9-Speed | Handlebar: Alloy Riser 31.8mm | Grips: Zero X-1 Lock-on | Handlebar Stem: Alloy Ahead 31.8mm | Pedals: Shimano M-505 Clipless | Rims/Wheel Set: Alex SD-24 Double-wall Alloy 32H | Spokes: DT Swiss Stainless Steel | Tyres: Kenda Komodo 26 x 1.95" with Superlite Tubes | Saddle: Zero Gamma-X | Seat Post: Alloy Micro Adjust 31.6mm | Bottom Bracket: Shimano ES25 Octalink | Headset: FSA Integrated Aheadset 1-1/8" | Chain: Shimano HG53

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" A tough nut to crack "

Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 5th Aug 2019 from Christchurch New Zealand

The Review
This bike handles well and the geometry has a nice feel with medium and above average componentry. I like it so much I'm just about to convert it into an e-bike with a bafang mid-drive motor, either 500 or 750w. It's a fairly compact frame and stops well with the hydraulics. I will, however, upgrade the disk as an E-Bike. It's also a lovely bronze metallic brown which is a relief from the garish paint work of many mountain bikes. I say it's tough because it can take a fall on the road and get back up without blinking an eyelid. Highly recommended.

Duration of product used
More than 3 years

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