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    my next bike? Input please

    I'm looking at this for my first mountain bike. Input wanted. Is this one of the frames ive read about cracking? Its about 125 miles away and $350.

    2011 exile 3.

    15 inch Frame 29 inch wheels
    27 speed
    Shimano Hollowtech crankset
    Deore XT 9 speed rear derailleur
    Rockshox XC 32 fork with lockout
    Avid elixir one front brake elixir 5 rear
    MAXXIS IGNITOR Tires
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    I don't know which particular models have problems. My bike has a swing arm cracking issue, but I ride WAY harder then average.

    $350 is VERY cheap for any mountain bike. Never expect too much at that price point.

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