I'm just getting into mountain biking and have dragged my friends in with me...
one of my friends has a budget of about $1,000 for everything ...
we found the Giant Yukon FX for $700 and the KHS XC 204 for $800
problem is we don't know which we should get! is the extra $100 worth getting the KHS?
I just read the pro review of the Giant Yukon FX and they seemed to love it.
please help us out!
Giant Yukon FX stats
frame ALUXX-Grade Butted Aluminum, 4" Suspension
fork RockShox Dart 2, 100mm w/Lockout
shifters SRAM X4, trigger
front derailleur Shimano Alivio
rear derailleur SRAM X4
brakes Hayes MX-4 Disc
brake levers Tektro Alloy, 2-Finger
cassette SRAM PG830 11-28, 8-speed
chain KMC Z72
cranks TruVative ISO Flow 3.0, 22/32/42
rims WTB Dual Duty XC, double wall
hubs Formula 32H Disc
spokes Stainless Steel
tires Kenda Nevegal 26 x 2.1"
handlebar Alloy 31.8mm, High Rise
seatpost Alloy 350x30.9mm
saddle WTB Speed-V Sport
pedals Alloy Platform
KHS XC 204 stats
Frame AL 6061 w/4-bar Horst bearing linkage, Down/T double butted, 4.2" travel
Rear Shock RockShox Bar 2.1 air w/rebound adjust
Fork RockShox Tora 289Coil, 100mm w/damping, ext rebound & pre-load adj, Mag lowers
Headset Tioga ZST2 threadless, Zero Stack
Rims Weinmann Taurus 2000, Doublewall, disc specific
Hubs Front: Alloy disc, Rear: Shimano disc, QR
Tires John Tomac Nevegal 26x2.1, folding
Spokes 14G Black 32°
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow
Shifters Shimano Deore
Chain KMC Z9000
Crankset Truvativ Blaze 44/32/22
Bottom Bracket Truvativ Howitzer Splined outboard cartridge bearing
Cassette Shimano HG50 11-34, 9-Speed
Pedals Wellgo alloy CNC
Seatpost Q2 Comp light alloy, 2 bolt
Saddle WTB Pure V Race
Handlebar FSA 31.8 Double Butted, XC280 Riser
Stem Q2 Comp Light, alloy, 3D Forged, 4-bolt
Grips WTB WeirWolf, dual compound
Brake Levers Avid FR5
Brakes Avid BB5 disc 6" rotors
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