Carrera Kraken Mountain Bike 2015
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Carrera Kraken Mountain Bike 2015MBUK, Wrecked & Rated: Entry Level Hardtails. "Carrera's fork is head and shoulders better than anything else at this price. If there's more fun to be had with £500, we don't know what it might be." Winner!
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The Carrera Kraken Mountain Bike 2015 is a powerful machine that was built with the adventurous in mind. On this, you'll feel like you can conquer anything. Hills are nothing when you have 27 speed gears. Bumpy trails are transformed into smooth paths thanks to the the Suntour XCR hydraulic forks, which come packed with 120mm of travel and lockout. When things are getting too fast, the Clarks EXO hydraulic disc brakes can be relied on in all conditions, and it's topped off with 27.5" wheels with Continental X-King tyres. The Kraken may traditionally be a mythical beast, but with this MTB, it comes to life.
- Frame: Lightweight aluminium
- Forks: 120mm Suntour Front suspension & lockout feature helps on uphill climbs
- Gears: Shimano Altus 27 speed gears have a wider range and more precise shifting
- Brakes: Clarks hydraulic disc brakes for self-adjusting stopping power
- Wheels: Larger 27.5" wheels with Kenda MTB tyres for better grip
Carrera Kraken Mountain Bike 2015 Extra Info
- FREE Local Store build
- FREE 6-week first service
- Pre-Delivery inspection + 22 point safety check
- OR get it delivered boxed for self-assembly
Why not upgrade to the VooDoo Aizan 29er Mountain Bike for a butted aluminium frame, Tektro hydraulic disc brakes and 29er wheels.
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Height (Inch) Height (cm) Frame Size 5' 5" - 5' 10" 165 - 177 16" 5' 8" - 6' 1" 172 - 185 18" 5' 11" - 6' 3" 180 - 190 20" 6' 3" - 6' 5" 190 - 195 22"
Approximate Weight (KG): 13.5kg Brake Type: Hydraulic Disc Brakes Forks: SUNTOUR, XCR-32 LO COIL 27.5" - 1.1/8 Steerer Frame Material: Alloy Gender: Unisex Number of Gears: 27 Pedals Included: Yes Suspension: Front Suspension Wheel Size: 27.5" Chainset: SUNTOUR XCM - 44/32/22T - 170mm: 14/16"; 175mm--18/20/22" Fork Lock-out: Yes Fork travel: 120mm Forks - Adjustable damping: No Front Brake: CLARKES EXO HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKE 180mm Rotor Front Hub: Alloy QR Hubs - 32 Hole Front Mech: SHIMANO ALTUS FD-M370 Gear Shifters: SHIMANO ALTUS SL-M370 TRIGGER SHIFTERS Handlebars: Alloy 31.8mm 25mm Riser Bars - 690mm Headset: 1.1/8" Semi Integrated Pedals: Wellgo Alloy Platform - 9/16" Rear Brake: CLARKES EXO HYDRAULIC DISC BRAKE 160mm Rotor Rear Hub: Alloy QR Hubs - 32 Hole Rear Mech: SHIMANO ALTUS RD-M370 Rims: Carrera Alloy Double Wall Disc Brake Specific Rim - 32 Hole Saddle: Carrera Performance Saddle Type: Mountain Bikes Tyre Size: 27.5x2.2 Tyres: CONTINENTAL, X-KING, WIRE BEAD
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 87 reviewers.Rated 5 out of 5 by DaveOz 20yrs off the saddle Bought this last week after weeks of research and speaking to friends, i was looking for a bike that would be suitable for sunday rides with family and equally capable of joining my friends up the local bike park trails. This bike ticks all the boxes I've been out a few times this week to get used to the bike and I'm having so much fun! So if you like me have a budget and want the best you can for your hard earned cash you will not regret purchasing this bike! 20 May 2016Rated 5 out of 5 by Trigg7 carrera this is really good mountain bike rides lovely work good at a good price as well 17 May 2016Rated 5 out of 5 by Zebedeewesty Great bike for the money After reading the other reviews slating the brakes i was pleasantly surprised to find that they appear to work pretty well. True my last bike had rim brakes but these are 10x better. The front brake lever seems to have a lot more movement that the rear one before getting full braking. Not sure whether that could be cured by just a little setting up. The forks, though not the best spec seem to soak up the bumps nicely. 25 May 2016Rated 4 out of 5 by Jonesy95 Overall great mountain bike Great mountain bike for general use or up the tracks, has good forks, and the continental tires are very good in all condition's. The brakes and gears are also very good. Awesome bike and affordable. 22 May 2016Rated 4 out of 5 by Freddy28 Great bike Really good bike and a great price for such a machine. 17 May 2016Rated 3 out of 5 by victorvulcan Kraken Gripe! After purchasing my Kraken today, I am annoyed by three things.One.. I purchased Schrader valve spare inner tubes only to find that they are Presta valves! come on Halfords on this spec bike you can do better than that, plus the sales assistant didn't even pick up on it when I paid for the bike and tubes! Secondly.. why not sell suspension seat posts for that frame, you offer most other sizes, but not for your own brand of frame! Thirdly. Any one purchasing a bottle cage and bottle, on a 18" frame a 650Ml size bottle will catch the under side of the top tube when you take it out (irritating), so purchase a smaller one! Guess what I will be doing tomorrow, a little trip back to local branch! 25 March 2016Rated 5 out of 5 by SimonA1 Carrera Kraken Mountain Bike 2015 - 20" For £400. Take some beating!! Quality and does as expected. 08 May 2016Rated 5 out of 5 by Andym21 My little treat to myself I was researching what bike to get with some vouchers I was given from work, after looking on several independent websites listing the best bikes for under £500, although this one did not come top it was 3rd. I have to say it a fantastic bike even though as some people have said the breaks need bedding in and even then they are still not quite what I expected. I would recommend this bike to anyone that wishes to have a lot of fun for under £500. 08 May 2016
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