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    Your thoughts. "Wiggle" Boardman Team MTB Bikes

    Hi guys, i am relatively new on this group.
    I am located in melbourne Australia

    First i would like to say i am pretty well experienced in purchasing online have brought $$$$ of high end RC helicopter kits and gear online, along with all the other usual stuff, so i am ok with the idea of purchasing a bike online..

    Basically i am very keen on the Boardman brand that they sell... i have seen the Boardman MTB Team at my local Goldcross cycles currently selling for $1599.00 i had a look at in the shop and the specs seem pretty good and the bike feels nice and light.. i see i can get the same bike at wiggle for $1050 bucks.
    What are your thoughts on the Brand, the quality etc..

    http://www.wiggle.com.au/boardman-mtb-team/

    For a couple of hundred extra i could get the carbon frame model
    http://www.wiggle.com.au/boardman-mtb-team-carbon/

    but reading the specs, the weight is exactly the same for both carbon and aluminium frames, should i just go the aluminium?

    Also tossing up Merida Matts TFS1000-D
    MTB Hardtails - Sport - Matts TFS 1000-D - Merida Bikes International well.. but for the specs and price on the Boardmans i like them..

    I am looking at putting some slicker tyres on also.. for a bit more speed
    with regards to the tyres i was thinking something like the following
    wiggle.com.au | Panaracer RibMo Folding MTB Tyre | MTB Road Tyres
    but i have no idea what sizes to use, they come in three 26x1.25,26x1.50,and 26x1.75... what would be a good combination? larger at rear and thinner at front? how does it work.

    Thanks in advance for your thoughts on the matter
    Andrew.

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    Re: Your thoughts. "Wiggle" Boardman Team MTB Bikes

    I see alot of people know about Boardman ;-)

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    They are actually pretty good bikes. The FS bikes are well designed and well speced. The HT seems good in that regard as well.
    On MTBR, the reputation is infamous.

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    Great bike

    Quote Originally Posted by Vespasianus View Post
    They are actually pretty good bikes. The FS bikes are well designed and well speced. The HT seems good in that regard as well.
    This is a great bike. I had mine for months and I ride it
    Pretty hard. It is also has good components. The SRAM x7 are awesome. Still nothing like it out there for the money.

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    Okay, my grammar was bad on that last post. I blame my phone for that

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