2009 Cannondale Taurine 2 Carbon Mountain Bike Hardtail 17" Medium Frame XC Trail

£600.00
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2009 Cannondale Taurine 2 Carbon Mountain Bike Hardtail 17" Medium Frame XC Trail

Description

Cannondale Taurine 2 Mountain Bike – 17″ Frame / 27 speeds / 26″ wheel

17″ Medium Carbon Frame
27 speed (3×9) Shimano XTR Rear mech, XT Front mech shifters
26” Stans No-Tubes wheel-set, built on HOPE Hoop hubs. Both Running true.
Full set of Shimano XT Hydraulic disk brakes, working well (combined lever/shifter set-up)
110mm Fox F-Series, fully working with lockout. **some rubbing on the non-drive side stanchion
Maxxis/Continental Mountain Tyres, good used order. A reasonable level of tread left but not huge.
NEW Saddle and NEW WTB grips
DMR V6 pedals

Positives

In Ready to ride order
Eye-catching black, orange and white colour combo
Quality Fox fork
Shimano XT 3 speed hollow-tech style chainset
Smooth-shifting, reaches all front and rear cogs
Wheelset runs well and has tight and smooth bearings
Good/reasonable condition – some scuffs, marks and scratches are present and the paint has has had some touch-ups.
Fully working Shimano Hydraulic Brake set perform well and give good stopping power
Headset and bottom bracket are smooth and without movement
27 speeds available

 

Negatives

 

The bike has no known faults! The fork has some rubbing/scoring to the inner non-driveside stanchion, this does not appear to affect the function with the lockout still working.

 

What To Expect From a Used Bike

 

Buying a used bike is a great way to get an affordable ride with quality components!

A bike retailing at 5K new can have a retail tag of 2K five years on. With this saving though, there are a few things to consider.

I do my utmost to be honest with the bikes I sell and present them to you in a valeted condition, ready for their new owner. I try to sell bikes that have been checked over thoroughly, are working well and are ready to ride.

This though does not mean the bike has been mechanically reconditioned. This would cost in excess of £300.

Please bear in mind that manufactures advise mountain bikes to have suspension serviced every 200 hours of riding and dropper posts every 400 hours. The brakes along with frame/bottom bracket/headset bearings are suggested to be replaced every 12 months. This does depend on the level of use though. If a bike has a few years on the clock please be mindful and realistic of the wear and tear the bike has. Without stripping a bike down to the frame I can only give my opinion on how components feel and how the bike operates. There may every now and then be the odd thing I miss.

Postage/Collection

Cash on collection please – Contact me to arrange a deposit/collection
Or postage at a cost of £19.99 (Express Shipping) Added automatically at checkout

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