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Xtension Xplore
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Brand: Xtension Photo by Daniel Lu
Name: Xplore
Retail Price: About $16,500 NT for frame only (approx $500 USD)
Type of Product: Full-Suspension Bike
Duration Tested: Two Rides
Manufacturer Website:
Technical Info: Test model included Shockworks rear shock, Syntace VRO bars, Fox Forx shock
Pros: Excellent durability, great feel
Cons: Very low bottom bracket, pedal induced bob
Ride Summary: Click here to read the full-length summary.
FFTA Verdict: "This was one of my favorite bikes to ride on this trail. The really smooth suspension, the handlebar adjustability, the seat height adjustability ..." (Lester Lin)
Additional Info: ‘03 Xtension Xplore Fact Sheet (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader)