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    Which bike would you choose?

    I am getting back into MountainBike. I have about a year and a half of riding experience. Iíve narrowed my choices down to the follow by three bikes:

    kona blast
    kona cider
    giant fathom 1

    need some help.. any reviews or thoughts? Iím in a 1000-1500 price range.

    thanks

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    Fathom has been a popular choice among rides in El Paso, Tx. Clerk at store told me it's their best selling bike, so there must be a reason.
    Nevertheless with that price range you could get very good double suspensions bikes if you are into 27.5

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    I would go with the fathom but I am biased as it is one of my current bikes.

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    +1 for Fathom
    Donít look at full suspension in this price range.

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    The crank/bb spec on the Kona's is kinda pathetic. Square taper and powerspline, at over a grand, wth?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thesmokingman View Post
    The crank/bb spec on the Kona's is kinda pathetic. Square taper and powerspline, at over a grand, wth?

    It's $899: Kona Blast 27.5 Mountain Bike 2018 - bikesale.com


    But yes I'd get 1x11 from the Giant as well.
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    Quote Originally Posted by richj8990 View Post
    It's $899: Kona Blast 27.5 Mountain Bike 2018 - bikesale.com


    But yes I'd get 1x11 from the Giant as well.
    The msrp is a grand and the other one is well over that.

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