Talon 29 3

Trek

Marlin 6 29r

Specialized

Rockhopper 29

Raleigh Tekoa
Frame 6061 Al 7005 Al 7005 Al 6061 AL
Integrated headset yes yes no yes
Fluid Form Tubing yes no no no
Fork

Suntour XCT

lockout / 100mm travel

RST Gila

adj. preload

Suntour XCT

adj. preload

Suntour XCT

adj. preload

drive train Shimano 8 spd Shimano 8 spd Shimano 8 spd Shimano 8 spd
Rear derailleur Alivio Altus Tourney Acera
Front derailleur Altus Tourney Altus Altus
Shifters Altus Altus Tourney Altus

Cassette rear hub

yes yes

yes

yes
Cassette Shimano 11-32 Shimano 12-32 Sunrace 11-34 Shimano 11-32
Crank forged 24/34/42 pressed 24/34/42 pressed 24/34/42 forged 22/32/42
Oversized handlebar and stem yes yes yes yes
Pedals alloy plastic plastic plastic
Double wall rims yes yes yes yes
Brakes Tektro mechanical disc Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc Radius mechanical disc Tektro Auriga hydraulic disc
Jagwire cables yes no no no
Seat post 30.9 mm 27.2 mm 30.9 mm 30.9 mm
Chainguard yes no yes no

Kickstand

waterbottle

yes

yes

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Our assembly service / Premier wheelwork yes no no no
Manufacturer Merida Boan
Price $530 $580 $490 $550