Rockrider 5.3 or other?

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Rockrider 5.3 or other?

Postby jamesonwoods » Sat Oct 06, 2012 22:01 pm

New here :)

Is the Rockrider 5.3 still the one to beat at £300 or are there others I should seriously consider?

THe Rockrider 6.3 is on offer at the moment at £290, but I have a feeling the full suspension model is probably worse than the 5.3?

Just looking for a decent bike, no more than £300 as it's my first bike in 15 years!

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Re: Rockrider 5.3 or other?

Postby supersonic » Sat Oct 06, 2012 22:05 pm

It is not a bad bike the 6.3, but the 5.3 is lighter and better equipped.

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Re: Rockrider 5.3 or other?

Postby PashleyRider » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:07 am

I have the 6.3 and I really like it :) Heres a link to my build thread, my review so far and the upgrades I have made:


It's amazing how a few cheap upgrades have transformed it, I have been relearning manuals and bunnyhops on it ready for some decent trails and its very nimble :)

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