Giant xtc composite 3 Vs Scott Scale 50

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Giant xtc composite 3 Vs Scott Scale 50

Postby GaryM1 » Fri Apr 26, 2013 18:26 pm ... ITE-3-2012 ... LE-50-2011

Still looking around for my first real mountain bike , as previous thread was looking at RR 8.1 or the cubes but come across what looks like great deals on the above two. Any good for beginners / newbies or over the top ?
Any one of the better than the other or do I take it they are both superb ?
The interest free credit is appealing rather than paying the £550 out for the RR

Any views / pointers


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Re: Giant xtc composite 3 Vs Scott Scale 50

Postby RockmonkeySC » Fri Apr 26, 2013 19:28 pm

I have got the standard aluminium Giant XTC. It's a great ride if you want to cover distance quickly. It is a bit twitchy though due to it's fast steering and the riding position may be a bit stretched out for some people.
It is great value at under a grand though.

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