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  1. #1
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    Worth to buy a secondhand x racer carbon?

    Hi all

    Ill like to ask, is it with it to buy a x racer carbon if its still in good condition? Also is there a life time warranty on the frame?
    Or is the x racer geo or technology old and other full sus xc bikes are better?

    Much info would be very much appreciated

  2. #2
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    The Racer-X is a great bike. However Titus did not really get carbon right. I am not sure what year bike you are looking at but the RX carbons that I have seen were 6 lb frames. Quite a bit heavier then the alu racer-x. There is no warranty on that frame because the company that made it is dead. There is also no warranty for non original owners.

    As far as if it is worth it depends on what it costs. Used Racer-x's from the late 2000's go for around 1000 dollars on ebay with pretty solid XC builds.
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  3. #3
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    I have the Racer X Carbon and it's freaking awesome. If you do some research, you will see that it might not be the lightest carbon XC frame out there but the build quality and stiffness are fantastic. Very efficient climbing machine and great looking bike. Pretty cheap in today's market since old Titus went out of business and 4" is out of style....probably a $500 frame.

  4. #4
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    Dec 2003
    Yeah, depends on the deal you get. While it is heavier than the alu version, it won't fatigue like alu, not that Titus has a rep for making overly-light frames that really have that problem anyway. Probably even stiffer, too... not that that is a problem either.

    I loved the feel of older RacerX frames so much I got the 29er version, and I was not disappointed. Now, I'm looking to upgrade to a Rockstar.

    So, long and short of it... yeah. Great frame. Whether it's worth it or not depends on what kind of deal you get on it, and I say inspect it to make sure you aren't buying somebody else's bad crash carnage.

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