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Best Mountain Bikes Under $1000...MTBR.com
Motobecane Fantom29 Elite
29er Mountain Bikes+ Remote Lockout
WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Rims
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See LavaRed for the NEW Forks are Thru-Axle Rockshox +REMOTE LOCKOUT
Forks are NEW Thru-Axle Rockshox +REMOTE LOCKOUT
MTBR.com Says "Best Spec'ed $1,000 Mountain bike...hands down the clear winner..."
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Forks are NEW Thru-Axle Rockshox with REMOTE LOCKOUT + NEW Tapered Steerer Frames + Forks = Precision Handling
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MARCH MADNESS SALE
The Deal: bikes are available. For selection, SEE PULL DOWN MENUS Order now- sizes will sell out quickly
Order now to lock in the current sale price and selection. Price Goes Up to $999 March 31
Shimano DynaSYS XT/SLX 30Speed Front Suspension 29er Mountain Bikes
WAS $999.95 (List $1895)
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Precise Handling Tapered Steerers
ThruAxle Rockshox Recon Forks
+ PopLoc Remote Lockouts
SRAM Guide Hydraulic Disc Brakes
+ 180mm Brake Rotors
Tubeless Compat. WTB TCS Rims
Save up to 60% Off List Prices
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Compare to $1900 Gary Fisher, Giant, Trek, Niner or Specialized 29er Mountain Bikes
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Order Now, Limited Qtys. NOTE: Equipped with WTB TCS Wheels Valued at $499+
WTB Bronson 2.2 or Nano 2.1 tires No Choice
MTBR.com Says "Best Mountain bike Under $1,000 ...by spec...hands down the clear winner..."
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Here is what just a few editors / magazines say about Motobecane USA and their bicycles:
Gregg Kato MTBR.com: Best Mountain Bikes under $1000 is the "Motobecane Fantom 29 – Best spec’ed $1000 mountain bike
Hands down the clear winner...components are so strong they speak for themselves: RockShox Recon Silver fork w/PopLoc remote, Shimano SLX/XT 3×10 drivetrain, SRAM Guide R hydraulic brakes...WTB tubeless ready wheels."
Mountain Bike Action: "Motobecane U.S.A. has a reputation for delivering a lot of bike for the bucks."
Road Magazine: "A lineup of bikes that is deep and varied, it is likely that Motobecane has a complete rig that will suit your fancy, whatever your discipline may be."
Bicycling Magazine: "Motobecane USA…is known for turning out exceptionally light production bikes with great components at reasonable prices."
RoadBike Action: "Motobecane assembled a great performance value that can uphold its racing heritage at a high level without breaking the bank. "
Mountain Biking Magazine: “We were astonished by the value and performance of Motobecane”
Bike Magazine: “The bike is an absolute feather. You can have the lightest bike on your block for about the same price as most people pay for their wheelset. How does Motobecane do it?”
Even when reviewed at list prices, magazines feel Motobecane bikes are incredible values.
When you consider the discount BIKESDIRECT offers on these super quality bikes; nothing else comes even close!
Buy one now at a discounted, factory direct price+ FREE shipping to 48 states, no tax collected in 49
Join the 29er Revolution
If you have ridden one you know why you want one. If you have ever wanted to try one, this is the best deal on a 30 Speed, Shimano Dyna-SYS XT/SLX equipped 29er bike with SRAM Guide Hydraulic Disc Brakes and Rockshox W/External rebound and TurnKey Remote lockout front fork.
NEW FOR 2018: WTB TCS Tubeless Compatible Rim Wheelsets + SRAM Guide Hydraulic Disc Brakes
Best Precision handling with TAPERED STEERER FRAMES and Forks
One of The Best Brakes
Plus get powerful control with rave reviewed SRAM Guide Disc Brakes and Rockshox Lockout front forks. Per SRAM: "SRAM Guide R, you have the power. Proven 4-piston calipers give you smooth, one-finger control. Features like Reach Adjust let you dial it in just right." These powerful Disc Brakes alone are worth $300+
Reviews from real riders:
U.L. "I couldn't believe how much better they (Guide Brakes) really were...control...nothing short of phenomenal."
T. O. "100% reliable for the 2.5 months I've been using them. Zero complaints"
Pete R. "Power is there in spades when you need it, but it was the modulation that I noticed"
NEW WTB TCS Tubeless Rims
Get Tubeless tech rims now. Tubeless wheelsets of this caliber with Precision bearings and Thru-Axles are sold by themselves are normally around $500 to 800+ So this is an incredible deal: You are getting a complete Shimano 29er with a pro-quality TCS Rim Thru-Axle wheelset. Get amazing technology, now!
"Our TCS™ (Tubeless Compatible System) technology is the solution for riders seeking high performance, lightweight and durable mountain bike wheel systems that are easy to install, fun to ride and simple to service..."(Simply add your own TCS Tires and Sealant and)"...Say goodbye to air compressors, tire levers and pinch flats. Say hello to your full riding potential. "
Read more about the incredible tech's features and benefits: >Click Here<
NEW Hydroformed frame+ Tapered Steerer/Headtubes
Motobecane's new hydroformed aluminum frame is so well-designed and engineered by Kinesis that some customers have said it will make most folks forget about Lindsay Lohan or any of Americas top models, past, present or future. Others have suggested it would be a survivor of anything Jeff Probst could ever think up. We say it's kind of like Angelina Jolie in Tomb Raider, beautiful and tough.
Proven Shimano 30 Speed Dyna-SYS Drivetrain
Shimano's next-generation Dyna-Sys drivetrain brings with it the legendary quality, durability and performance Shimano is known for, all packaged to meet the ever-evolving demands of today’s riders.
Dyna-Sys brings together the rider, the bike and the trail. Intuitive gear combinations account for how riders deliver power through the drivetrain; optimized 32-tooth Primary Driving Gear even the roughest, rockiest, muddiest trails can’t shake Shimano’s most stable off-road drivetrain to date.
Dyna-Sys is a comprehensive redesign made up of a multitude of thoughtful details, features and revisions that together add up to a world beating, trail conquering ride.
30 Speed 2018 Fantom29 Elite is specified with competition-ready
has geometry based on the FLY Team XC
Race Bike of the Year. Please compare this bike directly against any
other manufacturers $2,200+ 29er hardtail on the market. Their bikes are
heavier or not as well equipped.
long travel RockShox Recon WITH External rebound and TurnKey Remote lockout. The Fantom29 Elite adds to those race
winning specs; a Shimano crank and External BB, CaneCreek Sealed bearing
headset, sweet shifting Shimano DynaSys XT rear derailleur with WTB Disc
Wheelset and truly amazing SRAM Guide Hydraulic Disc Brake system.
Hydraulic Disc Brakes have been
rated by magazine reviews as one of the best - Way better than any
mechanical system and at the top level of the most expensive
This bike is lighter than most any other bike in
price range AND has much higher level parts.
Motobecane USA has really
dialed in a race-proven geometry into this phenomenal ride. The
handling is very responsive and yet stable. Singletrack and switchbacks
are all handled with ease. Slow speed and high speed, technical and
flat-out hammering, you will go faster because this bike is so darn
light and capable.
How Can We Sell At This Price?
We sell Factory Direct so you pay a price close to what a local dealer would pay at wholesale cost for a comparably equipped bike. Thus, you get a better equipped bike for hundreds less - often saving up to 60% off List prices. The only thing you have to do is a bit of tuning and assembly.
What do these 2018 Fantom29 Elite 29er mountain bikes compare to?
Compare to Gary Fisher X-Caliber with Low Level SRAM X-7, at $1540+tax = approx $1700
The Fantom29 Elite has much higher level Shimano DynaSys XT/SLX for about $900 less.
Compare to Giant "Talon 29er ". Aluminum frame, SunTour fork, housebrand brakes. Priced at $975+tax. The Fantom29 Elite = higher level Rockshox Lockout fork plus better SRAM Guide Hydraulic disc brakes for ~!$100 less.
The 2018 Fantom29 Elite is on sale now for only $799 (Price Includes Shipping to 48 States)
Amazing deal when you consider the WTB TCS Rim wheels alone are worth around $499
These 2018's are shipping NOW. Get yours before they are all
13" - 5'4" to 5'6"
15.5" - 5'7" to 5'9"
17.5" - 5'10 to 6'0"
19" - 6'1" to 6'3"
21" - 6'3 to 6'5"
This is a general guide. Between sizes? Size down for lower handlebars, more straddle clearance, short arms/legs/torso. If you size up, you may touch when straddling. Size up for taller handlebars, long arms/legs/torso.
For specific dimensions, please consult the geometry chart.
Sizing is a personal preference, the final choice is up to you
|| NEW Tapered Headtubes. MOTO29HX Kinesis Engineered Aluminum with TrailTuned PowerStay Design, DualProfile Hydroformed Downtube with reinforced Gusset, replaceable rear derailleur hanger, downtube bottle mount, seat tube accessory mount
||ROCKSHOX Recon Silver TK (1.5 to 1 1/8" Tapered Steerer) CROWN: Forged 6061 T-6 hollow aluminum, STANCHION: 32mm tapered wall steel, Satin Nickel, BLADE: Magnesium, 15mm Maxle, TRAVEL:100mm, Coil, W/External rebound, BarMounted PopLoc REMOTE lockout
||SHIMANO, FC-M610-L, DEORE, 42X32X24T, W/BB ADAPTER, 170/175mm: 33-39/44-53CM
||Shimano 73mm Sealed Bearing Outboard BB
||VP MTB Platform 9/16" CR-MO AXLE, BLACK PP BODY, STEEL BLK CAGE
||SHIMANO FD-M670-A, SLX,TRIPLE,TOP-SWING DUAL-PULL BAND TYPE(W/31.8MM ADAPTER)
||SHIMANO RD-M781, DEORE XT SGS 3x10-SPEED TOP-NORMAL, SHADOW DESIGN
||SHIMANO SHIFT LEVERS, SL-M670, SLX 30 Spd, OPTICAL GEAR DISPLAY
||SHIMANO CASSETTE, CS-HG50-10,10-SPEED 11-13-15-17-19-21-24-28-32-36T
||KMC X10SL NARROW CN 1/2"x11/128"x114L.W/HOLLOW PIN, REUSEABLE LINK
||ROCKSHOX 15mm x 100mm Maxle, Precision Bearing GRAVITY ALLOY FRONT DISCBRAKE HUB FOR 15mm THRU AXLE, BLK ANOD/ Precision Bearing GRAVITY REAR BLK ANOD. CASSETTE DISCBRAKE W/RCC HUB, W/RLCA ALLOY BLK QR 14Gx32H,:135MM
||14Gx64PCS STAINLESS W/14mm BRASS NIPPLE
||Tubeless Compatible, WTB Frequency Race i25 TCS 29" 32 hole, Disc, Black; I-Beam Construction, 4D Drilling, PV drilled
||WTB Bronson 2.2 or Nano 2.1 tires No Choice With PV Tube ,( 52/56 ) 27tpi, Wire Bead
||SRAM GUIDE R, HYDRAULIC DISC, POST DISC MOUNT, 180mm CL1 ROTOR, Gloss Black
||SRAM GUIDE R
||ORBIT 1.5 ZS , FOR 1-1/8"/1.5" FORK STEM , Internal Alloy Cups, 1-1/8" ACB Upper, 1.5" ACB Lower,w/Std 12.3mm top cover
||RITCHEY MTN RIZER ( C:31.8mm ), ALLOY 6061 RISE H/BAR(UPSWEEP 17° , BEND 9° ) B/CENTER: 31.8mm.R/W:20/670mm. BB BLK
||RITCHEY STEM 4-Axis 84/6D ( C:31.8mm ) ALLOY 6061 "TIOGA-OS" A-HEAD STEM.EXT:(6°)110MM ,C/S:31.8x28.6x42mm. BB BLK
||WTB Dual DNA Compounds, Classic Logo Pattern, full length
||WTB Speed V Sport SE
||RITCHEY 2BOLT, ALLOY BB BLK 27.2x400mm
|Seat Post Clamp
||Superlight Aluminum (31.9x30.5) W/CR-MO ALLEN BOLT
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low price Saves You Hundreds Compare to... Nothing compares.
Bikes come up to 90 percent assembled.
We suggest you take it to your local bike shop for final assembly
& safety checks.