XDS Rise 4.0
Now AU$549 AU$699
Brought to you by Ivanhoe Cycles Megastore
Hybrid bikes are now a major market section. The advantage being that there is now more variety than before. There are also ladies retro's, fantastic for people who's comfort is the main buying criteria, and of course they look fantastic. But some people want something a bit sportier, not one that looks like grandma's bike, still with 700c wheels and widish tyres, a bike that is pretty fast but is rugged enough to handle some trails and paths
The Xds Rise 4.0 is a bike that may well spend most of its time on bike paths as a recreational bike, and will prove to easy to push along when hills are involved, yet capable of tackling any type of terrain, providing the pace is moderate.
Such a versatile bike, the Rise rides well on roads and can take curb jump every now and then as well as some slipping and sliding if you push it hard on the cycle paths. It is definitely not for hardcore mountain trails or racing along Beach Road. But perfect for that in between riding many of us do, some off road, some on trails, all with the purpose of getting a little fitter, while having fun. Fun being the emphasis here.
The Rise has a relatively light frame, with a suspension system that allows you to turn it off when riding smooth roads or when greater performance is desired. The suspension is also adjustable to suit individual riding preferences.
The comfort is definitely enhanced with the plush, quality saddle fitted to the Rise, and the riding position seems to be very popular with most women. It seems to be a good balance between comfort and performance.
It has a fairly basic Shimano gear system, one that is fitted to most bikes between $500 to $700. It is a great system for recreational riding, just not designed to withstand the rigors of competition or more aggressive riding. It has a smooth light action, and is pleasant to use. best of all, it wont break the bank.
The tyres are ideal for a variety of surfaces. Anything from mild off-road to smooth bitumen. They are wide enough to provide good grip, but not so wide as to be cumbersome to ride.
Overall this is a great bike. If it sounds appealing come along a have a free test ride, so you can see for yourself.
FRAME X6 KF-1087
FORK Suntour NVX hyd lock-out 75mm travel SF15-NVX-DS-HLO
BRAKE Tektro M330 Hydraulic
BRAKE ROTOR ?160mm
CHAIN KMC Z51RB
CHAINWHEEL Suntour XCC 24/32/42
F/DERAILLEUR Shimano AFDTX50L6 AFDTX50L6
FREEWHEEL 14-28T 7SP INDEX AMFTZ217428T
HANDLE BAR Xds Alloy 31.8 W:620mm H:20mm rise
HEAD SET H156M+C2861
HUB F Alloy KT-A15F
HUB R Alloy KT-A12R
PEDAL Alloy FP906
R/DERAILLEUR Shimano Altus 24s ARDM310DL
RIM Alloy Qijian DS-26
SEAT CLAMP Xds Alloy 35mm
SEAT POST Xds Alloy 31.6 350mm
SHIFTERS Shimano EF65 ASTEF652LSBL
STEM Xds Alloy 31.8 80mm
TYRE 700C_35C Wire IA-2562
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