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 Crossroc UST Disc 2001 Crossroc UST Disc

Brand:  Mavic

Category: Wheelsets

" Get it if u like 24spokes wheelset "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 23rd Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Good abusing wheelset for xc, dont take it for other purpose unless u got cash to burn.

Weaknesses
price and not really that light.

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Stylo 2002 Stylo

Brand:  Truvativ

Category: Cranksets

" SweeT RidE "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 26th Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Though mine is not the 02 model but 04, it still looks great when its dirty, sweet ride is all i have to say to those who have this crankset..

Strengths
The ISIS bb is a failure, gets loose often, a choice of getting giga bb will do the trick.. BB needs to be overhaul after every 3 mths..

Weaknesses
The ISIS bb is a failure, gets loose often, a choice of getting giga bb will do the trick.. BB needs to be overhaul after every 3 mths..

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 HMX-1 2001 HMX-1

Brand:  Hayes

Category: Disc Brakes

" Stay away for good "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 26th Mar 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Used it as it came wit the bike, cannot do nose whellie,power not there and super screechy... crappy disc but for poor folks like us... Live wit it..

Strengths
-Braking power not there
-ear killer, noisy when brakin clean like hell to make sure lesser noise
-heavy, weight wennie stay away

Weaknesses
-Braking power not there
-ear killer, noisy when brakin clean like hell to make sure lesser noise
-heavy, weight wennie stay away

Duration of product used
Not Sure

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore XT Shifter Pods M750 2001 Deore XT Shifter Pods M750

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Shifters

" Sweet baby "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 28th Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Though mine is the 04 model, its just sweet and fast, doesnt jump gear, if u are lookin arnd for shifters, this is it to get.

Strengths
none

Weaknesses
none

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 PD-M540 2012 PD-M540

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Pedals

" Change it if u can "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 23rd Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Dont get shimano except 959 being light and able to adjust tension..Get EB and forget bout clipping on problems.

Strengths
Heavy and doesn't shed mud, if given a choice and cash, i'll take EB...

Weaknesses
Heavy and doesn't shed mud, if given a choice and cash, i'll take EB...

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Duke XC 2003 Duke XC

Brand:  RockShox

Category: Front Suspension Forks

" Rigid when u want it to be "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 23rd Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Fix it on and forget it, a good fork that requires low maintanence..

Weaknesses
The weight i guess and stickers..

Duration of product used
6 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Lopes Bling Bling Dual 2004 Lopes Bling Bling Dual

Brand:  Maxxis

Category: Tyres

" Solid HArd "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 26th Jun 2005 from Singapore

The Review
Its a bouncy tire, good for trashing and try not to take it to road tat often, play it off road and you'll enjoy it..

Strengths
Heavy, lots of resistance on road and will wear them out fast..

Weaknesses
Heavy, lots of resistance on road and will wear them out fast..

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore LX FD-M581 2005 Deore LX FD-M581

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Derailleurs - Front

" No diff between this and xt "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 2nd Jul 2005 from Singapore

The Review
THere is seriously not much diff than this and xt, except for the crisp shifting and weight wise, on a budget bike, this is a good dee to get..

Strengths
need to be in high momentum to change to gear3 and its kinda heavy

Weaknesses
need to be in high momentum to change to gear3 and its kinda heavy

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore XT  FD-M761 2004 Deore XT FD-M761

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Derailleurs - Front

" Crisp and fast "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Get this for good, just 50 bucks and ur shifting wise is way different from ur previous dee. that if u are still using lx.. can feel the diff from it

Strengths
The xt word is on the pulley, cannot show off.. but who cares.;D

Weaknesses
The xt word is on the pulley, cannot show off.. but who cares.;D

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 AD3 2001 AD3

Brand:  Avid

Category: Brake Levers

" The entry level for broke people "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
I can say this is a lever i'm proud to hab, cheap and good for me and im not that weight conscious on such small items. value wise is good and its almost avaliable anywhere so fixing of it can be a breeze..

Strengths
Heavy
no adjustment can be made unlike avid speed dial
lever looks like it can be broken any time when dropped.

Weaknesses
Heavy
no adjustment can be made unlike avid speed dial
lever looks like it can be broken any time when dropped.

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Elite 2001 Elite

Brand:  Kore

Category: Stems

" Proud to have it "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
This is a sleek beauty, very good for trashing on xc, tried jumps wit it and still serves me well, proud to hab this on my humble bike.

Strengths
none except for the vulnerable thread

Weaknesses
none except for the vulnerable thread

Duration of product used
6 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 MTB grips 2001 MTB grips

Brand:  Oury

Category: Grips

" Fatty baby "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Fat grips, get some cushion for ur tired fingers, ur fingers then will serve u nicely off road, its a plus point.

Strengths
Kinda sticky and transparent looks nice, reflects ur nice handlebar, but when its dirty, its a bi!ch to clean it.

Weaknesses
Kinda sticky and transparent looks nice, reflects ur nice handlebar, but when its dirty, its a bi!ch to clean it.

Duration of product used
6 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 X517 2001 X517

Brand:  Mavic

Category: Rims

" Good if ur use it well "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
A entry level rim, treat it well and it'll serve u well in xc, plus point is that its light and u can lace it wit good hubs and feel the difference..

Strengths
DOnt take it for jumps, regretted it when i smashed mine.

Weaknesses
DOnt take it for jumps, regretted it when i smashed mine.

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Elite 2001 Elite

Brand:  Thomson

Category: Seatposts

" Fit and forget "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Still a top notch seatpost, felt the change in geometry and love it in an instant.. Get it and forget.

Strengths
none

Weaknesses
none

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 ORBIT XL II 2005 ORBIT XL II

Brand:  FSA

Category: Headsets

" Where is my headset "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Greasing is easy as it is sealed bearing, fit and on check it often, able to hold up some jumps and it blends in well wit a black crown fork..

Strengths
none except for grease it every 6 mths..

Weaknesses
none except for grease it every 6 mths..

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Single Digit 7 2001 Single Digit 7

Brand:  Avid

Category: V-brakes

" Braking can cause endo "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Avid is still my choice for V brakes, light, wit this technology avid is coming up wit, they beat the rivals flat it braking power..

Strengths
none

Weaknesses
none

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 tubes 2000 tubes

Brand:  Cheng Shin

Category: Tubes

" Tube wit 2 functions "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 20th Jul 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Subject myself to buying unreliable tubes just for losing weight is a stupid idea, this tube served me well, unless speaking of going ust then its a diff story.

Strengths
weight factor but for losing wieght on tubes, no way..

Weaknesses
weight factor but for losing wieght on tubes, no way..

Duration of product used
More than 3 years

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Stylo 2002 Stylo

Brand:  Truvativ

Category: Cranksets

" THrow em away "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 3rd Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Got this crank less than a month, the bb i crap, a forceful pedal from a 46 kg guy me.. snapped my chainring.. dont get these unrealiable crank or change the chainrings to middleburn and bb to platinum pro..

Strengths
The bb is crap, chainring snapped on me..

Weaknesses
The bb is crap, chainring snapped on me..

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Crossroc UST 2001 Crossroc UST

Brand:  Mavic

Category: Wheelsets

" Spokeless "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 9th Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
USe it well, it will serve u well..

Strengths
Still heavy, bitch to remove ust tires and dont take it for big drops.

Weaknesses
Still heavy, bitch to remove ust tires and dont take it for big drops.

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Single Digit 3 2001 Single Digit 3

Brand:  Avid

Category: V-brakes

" Ok, entry level "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 9th Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Entry level, no need so high end.. good enuff for us newbies..

Strengths
Burn my wheelss....

Weaknesses
Burn my wheelss....

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore Disc Hubs FH-M555 2001 Deore Disc Hubs FH-M555

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Hubs

" Burn them! "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 9th Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Got them when i bought my bike, change ur wheelset immediately, they really give way..

Strengths
Heavy
weak,
cannot trash
smoothness is killed

Weaknesses
Heavy
weak,
cannot trash
smoothness is killed

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Stickers 2005 Stickers

Brand:  Togoparts.com

Category: Others

" SuppOrt "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 10th Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
SHow ur support for our own webbie of riders..

Strengths
na

Weaknesses
na

Duration of product used
Not Sure

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore XT FC-M760 Hollowtech II 2004 Deore XT FC-M760 Hollowtech II

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Cranksets

" StifF and Plain light "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 21st Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Buy it.. Not much to talk it u have tested it before

Strengths
Pricy for students..

Weaknesses
Pricy for students..

Duration of product used
Not Sure

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 CN-7701 Dura-Ace 2002 CN-7701 Dura-Ace

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Chains

" Fast.. "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 21st Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
If u are looking for speed, smooth drivetrain.. get this..

Strengths
Reusing link weakens the chain alot..

Weaknesses
Reusing link weakens the chain alot..

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 SID 100 2001 SID 100

Brand:  RockShox

Category: Front Suspension Forks

" Light but flexy "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 21st Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Get this if u are concern about weight and u dont weight a ton to flex this.. i'm sure it wont ever flex under me as im airlight like some exp bike..

Strengths
Flexy
The sid word is a plain sticker

Weaknesses
Flexy
The sid word is a plain sticker

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 C Quake 2001 C Quake

Brand:  Magura

Category: Front Suspension Forks

" Use it for jumps "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 21st Aug 2005 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Jumps, trails, trials and whatever hardcore nut u can pull of.. this will suffice.

Strengths
Can use V brake in peace.. Pricy

Weaknesses
Can use V brake in peace.. Pricy

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
2 wheels, 1 frame and the normal parts everybody have

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 Deore XT 2001 Deore XT

Brand:  Shimano

Category: Disc Brakes

" greAt brakes "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 8th Mar 2006 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
All in 1 brakes.. shldnt be a prob..

Strengths
Cash.. ex for young non working kids

Weaknesses
Cash.. ex for young non working kids

Duration of product used
Less than 1 month

Bike Setup
n.a

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 HFX - 9HD 2003 HFX - 9HD

Brand:  Hayes

Category: Disc Brakes

" kinda ok "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 8th Mar 2006 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Value for cash.. good enough for us..

Strengths
Bleeding is hell, tighten lever now and then and brakes diff to align..

Weaknesses
Bleeding is hell, tighten lever now and then and brakes diff to align..

Duration of product used
Not Sure

Bike Setup
n.a

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 Forx Vanilla 125 RL 2003 Forx Vanilla 125 RL

Brand:  Fox Racing Shox

Category: Front Suspension Forks

" Solid man "


Overall Rating
Reviewed on: 8th Mar 2006 from bukit panjang Singapore

The Review
Going for xc and fr together, this is the fork to get..

Strengths
Cash....

Weaknesses
Cash....

Duration of product used
3 months

Bike Setup
n.a

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