Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

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Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby sirichmond » Sat Mar 02, 2013 11:27 am

Hi Folks,

Anybody got either of these two bikes and like to comment, brief is a fast XC bike for long days in the saddle.

Radon Black Sin 9
http://www.radon-bikes.de/xist4c/web/Black-Sin-29er-9-0_id_21727_.htm

Canyon Grand Canyon CF 9.9
http://www.canyon.com/_en/mountainbikes/bike.html?b=3021

Any others worth a mention?

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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby 70\'sPenguin » Sun Mar 03, 2013 15:56 pm

Personally I'd go for the sin. Its just gorgeous.

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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby chez_m356 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 16:26 pm

70\'sPenguin wrote:Personally I'd go for the sin. Its just gorgeous.

shame about the evolution fork though, considering the rest of the spec
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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby supersonic » Sun Mar 03, 2013 16:43 pm

The Radon seems better specced to me, lighter too.

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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby chez_m356 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 17:06 pm

supersonic wrote:The Radon seems better specced to me, lighter too.

so does that mean the evolution fork on the sin is better than the factory fit terralogic fork on the canyon ?
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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby supersonic » Sun Mar 03, 2013 17:11 pm

The fork is specced higher, but it doesn't really work any better.

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Re: Radon Black Sin 29er or Canyon Grand Canyon 29er

Postby bennett_346 » Sun Mar 03, 2013 17:21 pm

That Radon looks fantastic.


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