2013 Boardman MX Race Hybrid Bike

Boardman MX is a highly versatile bike designed to combine the best of both on and off-road performance. Its lightweight double butted aluminium frame with multi discipline tuned geometry and 700c wheels ensures fast riding and the powerful Avid mechanical disc brakes and Suntour front suspension fork with lockout ensure controlled handling and a comfortable ride.

Bikes that are available below the £500 mark ar already extraordinarily fashionable within the GB, and with the expansion of cycle to figure schemes and fuel prices, bike sales at this entry level value purpose ar for certain set to extend. The £499.99 Boardman flux unit Race is intended to be a flexible entry level hybrid that mixes the most effective of on- and cross-country performance.

The frame appearance like it has been upraised from a cycle, with its box-section chainstays and huge profile conduit, and therefore the flux unit Race is supplied with a basic however lockout-equipped suspension fork. The 63mm Suntour unit is certainly a lot of biased towards taking the sting out of kerbs than adding traction on a path, though.

The SRAM X5 9-speed gears is over capable of taking some cross-country abuse, ANd combined with an FSA Dyna Drive triple chainset permits helpful ratios for many things. The flux unit Race comes with Avid BB5 discs, that should not have a tangle deceleration down the 14kg (31lb) hybrid.

The 700c wheelset uses thirty two spokes so as to deal with potential cross-country excursions, whereas the 37mm Schwalbe Tyrago tyres ar usefully treaded to disperse water and muck. The flux unit Race’s pure mathematics has additionally been elect to feature skillfulness – steep enough for it to be a bang-up commuter however slack enough to feature stability whereas down.

Finishing kit is generally own-brand componentry, that is not any dangerous issue at this worth. The cockpit setup is close to the image of that of AN entry level bicycle, with thumb shifters, a riser bar and a lengthly however not awkward-looking stem.

The Mx Race appearance set to be good} choice for people who desire a decent commuter with (limited) cross-country potential or do not fancy a drop bar. However, for many, this bike – and hybrids normally – can continually be a compromise.

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Frame highlights Boardman MX:

– New lightweight alloy frame constructed of double butted tubing

– Full smooth welding

– Custom tube profiles designed specifically for the forces and performance criteria of off-road riding

– Oversize box section chainstays for increased power transfer

– Asymmetric chainstays with rear disc brake caliper mounting for increased brake performance

– Curved wishbone seatstays for enhanced comfort

– Fully mudguard and rear rack compatible

 Specs Boardman MX :

SizeSM, MD, LG,
ColourMatt Black
FrameLightweight alloy double butted, full smooth welding
ForkSuntour NEX HLO 63mm Suspension fork with hydraulic lockout
ShiftersSRAM X5 Trigger Shifters
Front MechSRAM X5 – 9 Speed
Rear MechSRAM X5
BrakesAvid BB5 Mechanical Disc Brakes – 160mm
ChainsetFSA Dyna Drive – 48/36/26t
CassetteSRAM PG950 11-32t
ChainKMC Z99
Bottom BracketFSA cartridge bearing
Rims700c Double wall 32 hole disc specific
HubsFormula 32 Hole QR
SpokesStainless steel
TyresSchwalbe Tyrago 700c x 37c tyres with Kevlar guard
HeadsetFSA semi integrated
PedalsWellgo steel cage with alloy body
All pricing and specs are correct at time of upload. We reserve the right to make changes to any product information contained on this site at any time without notice. Please check with your nearest Boardman retailer for current details.
*approx weight based on medium excl pedals

GeometryBoardman MX :

Frame sizeSMMDLG
TT Top Tube565590615
ST Seat Tube450490540
HT Head Tube120145170
HA Head Angle71°71°71°
SA Seat Angle73°73°73°
CS Chain Stay450450450
Handlebar Width600620620
Stem Length90100100
Crank Length170175175

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