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by Wayneb71
30 Mar 2017, 9:50pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old

The plus points for smaller wheels are purely based on handling ability for the terrain he will be mainly using it on.

He is average height for his age, probably around 5`7, but still growing of course.

Thanks
by Wayneb71
29 Mar 2017, 8:49pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old

Ah, I see, thats the sort of advice we`re looking for, I guess its just the in thing for the kids to have the huge wheels, I would prefer him to go along the with 27.5" wheels. I doubt it will be used for anything other than school and gentle trails at the moment. He prefers the look of the big...
by Wayneb71
29 Mar 2017, 8:11pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old

Its 29" wheels,

Frame size is available in all sizes.

Thanks
by Wayneb71
29 Mar 2017, 7:02pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Re: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old

Thanks everyone! They have the bike in all sizes so size isnt an issue at the minute, its for a birthday present so would prefer new - I have looked on Gumtree and agree that there is some real bargains out there if your quick. The street cred thing is why we are looking for mountain bikes, in reali...
by Wayneb71
28 Mar 2017, 9:39pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old
Replies: 16
Views: 985

Is this spec any good for 1st MTB for 14 year old

Local bike shop have BH Spike 29er reduced from £500, down to £289 we are looking for a reasonable entry level hardtail bike but cant find much info on these bikes. Spec is below. The salesman is telling us its a great entry level bike, they also do a 27.5" version too, which may suit him bette...