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      First of all im new to thr forum so hi, i have bought an avanti vapour 16.3 xc mtb, does anyone know much about them,it cost £1300 and rides great but after looking at the components im wondering are they old dated  ?

      frame development to tune wheel rate giving great small bump compliance, more perceived travel and good bottom out protection. Low ratios between the wheel travel and shock stroke increase shock velocities enabling the compression and rebound damping circuits inside the shock to give better control of the suspension motion.
      Plush feel over rough terrain: supple, smooth and controlled. Lighter weight frame that retains strength and durability.

      Integrated Rocker
      The key to an accurate-handling and flex-free suspension frame is linking together both sides of the rear triangle as strongly as possible. Avantis one piece integrated rocker link, TruLink, is designed to do just that lock both sides together so the frame stays true under even the highest torsional and side-loads.
      High rigidity for responsive and accurate handling over the roughest terrain.

      Key Features:
      Fox 32 Float RLC FIT for k, Fox Float RP23 Boost Valve SHOCK.
      Sram X9/X0 20 speed components
      Easton bar, stem and post, Easton EA90 wheelset
      Avid Elixir 5 Hydraulic disc brakes

      Frame ADT 6061 Ultralite Alloy, 100mm Travel Tru-4 Independent Suspension System Enduro Max Bearings
      Rear Shock Fox Float RP23 XV/BOOST VALVE with Avanti tune
      Fork Fox 32 Float FIT RLC 100mm Travel, Compression Adjust, Rebound Adjust & Lockout
      Front Derailleur Sram X9 High Direct Mount
      Rear Derailleur Sram X0
      Shifters Sram X9 20-Speed
      Crankset Sram X9 GXP, 42/28T
      Brakes Avid Elixir 5 Hydraulic Disc
      Brake Levers Avid Elixir 5 Hydraulic
      Cassette Sram PG-1050 12-36T 10-Speed
      Handlebar EASTON EC70 CNT CARBON FLAT 31.8MM
      Stem EASTON EA70 AHEAD 31.8MM
      Headset FSA Intergrated
      Grips Zero Strike Pro Dual Compound Lock-on Grips
      Tyres Kenda Karma FOLDING 26 x 2.0”
      Saddle Zero Zealth TEAM
      Seatpost EASTON EA70 30.9MM
      Bottom Bracket Truvativ Giga-X PIPE TEAM
      Chain PC1031
      Wheelset Easton EA90 XC UST Tubeless Wheelset
      TypeMTB – Full Suspension
      Bike Appraisal

    • #184140

      Looks like a nice bike to me. While the components listed aren’t the latest and greatest, they aren’t exactly “outdated” yet either. You’ll be able to find replacement parts for several years to come.

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