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Well, here she is......bought her today after a ride round a dirt car park, awesome machine and extremely well specc'd for the money. £3800
Wow! That's a mean machine!
I wish I could afford one...

Have lots of fun with it!
 

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yes you can or you can spend £750 on a pretty good hard tail, that’s a bit more reasonable in my book
My MTB retails for $10,000! I bought it used for half that. The Scott rep used it, with most of his own hardware fitted, for 3 big races. Put the original gear back on and I bought it through the shop.
Incredible bike.
 

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mate of mine just bought the ktm lykan full suss leccy, to be honest not very well specced for the money looks dated
Indeed, KTMs MTBs in all levels are a bit average. There's no real reason you'd buy one apart from a love of KTM.... If it was used and cheap, sure, but a new KTM is unlikley to be specc'd better than serveral others out on the market.
 

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Dunno, you can buy a decent eMTB for under £4k. No petrol, filters or oil to change, they are incredibly cheap to maintain compared to a Moto. Don't get me wrong, I love my KTM but finding places to ride is is becoming harder.
As per this. Sure, my MTBs can be expensive to purchase, but they do everything day in day out without complaining. I've owned my current Whyte FS bike for nearly 2 years now and in 'upkeep' it's cost me virtually nothing apart from a pair of tyres. Everything else just takes it all and doesn't matter.
 

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mate of mine just bought the ktm lykan full suss leccy, to be honest not very well specced for the money looks dated
I test rode it on Saturday more than any of the other ones just to make sure and , yep, not very good, not very good at all. I'm thinking it was more build quality by the Tech than the bike itself.
It creaked and squeaked all the way around.
No where near as smooth as the others, having said that my mate bought the £1800 hard tail and says it's awesome
 

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My MTB retails for $10,000! I bought it used for half that. The Scott rep used it, with most of his own hardware fitted, for 3 big races. Put the original gear back on and I bought it through the shop.
Incredible bike.
I had a Scott E Genius for a while with the shimano steps motor, awsome bike, Scott bikes have a good standard specification
 

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Went out on my shit spec KTM yesterday with my brother, he was on a normal mtb. Its crazy how easy it is to ride up things you can't even try on a normal bike.
 

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I had a Scott E Genius for a while with the shimano steps motor, awsome bike, Scott bikes have a good standard specification
Why did you get rid of it, if you don't mind me asking? I've been looking at the E genius, or specialised levo (brose motor), mainly because of the drag on the Bosch motor if you have a flat battery.
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There was a Trek Ebike today at a race event I was riding in. Everyone who rode it thought it was a hoot! I didn't bother though.
 

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Sounds like you missed out.
No desire to own or ride one at this stage, I'm happy 100% with pedalling to get to the end of rides/races. Nothing against them if legal, but irrelevant to me currently. Ask me again 10 years down the line maybe.
 

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What about Cube ebikes? any good? I currently have a Cube Analog Hardtail and a Cube something or other full susp hanging up in the shed that i paid about £1400 for a couple of years ago that i've barely ridden, both are really good spec, are they still good?
 

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What about Cube ebikes? any good? I currently have a Cube Analog Hardtail and a Cube something or other full susp hanging up in the shed that i paid about £1400 for a couple of years ago that i've barely ridden, both are really good spec, are they still good?
I was told to stay away from them !
Maybe kinda like someone saying "don't buy a KTM" or "don't buy a Ducati"
The Cannondale swung it for me because of the spec being better, latest Fox Factory forks and shock, not that I'll find their limit, and a Lifetime warranty on the frame. Plus cannondale have been building bikes for 300 odd years now.
 

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Why did you get rid of it, if you don't mind me asking? I've been looking at the E genius, or specialised levo (brose motor), mainly because of the drag on the Bosch motor if you have a flat battery.
Cheers
Because I rode the levo and preferred it in many ways, also it has a phone app to set the level of assist to what ever you like, easy to fully unrestrict, no drag from the motor if you ride it with no assist, Battery and motor very compact, and my dealer is only 15mins from where I live.
 
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