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The 2010 Mongoose Khyber Elite is one of Mongooses mid-range, mid-travel freeride bikes for 2010.

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Pros

Comfortable and efficient while climbing and for all-mountain use

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Strong frame does not bend or waver on bumps

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Very responsive brakes

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Brakes, suspensions are easy to adjust, no tools

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Cons

Pivot bearings need to be replaced much more often than competing models

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Some components are lower spec'd than expected at this price

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Rear suspension links tend to bend on big impacts

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The 2010 Mongoose Khyber Elite is one of Mongooses mid-range, mid-travel freeride bikes for 2010. Featuring 6.5 inches of travel provided by Rock Shox's Lyrik R U-turn fork and Monarch 3.1 rear shock and a long wheel base(1104, 1130, or 1155mm sizes), this bike was designed as an all-mountain freeride bike with drops and downhill in mind. Braking consists of Avid Juicy 3 disc brakes (203 front, 180 rear rotors), and treads are Kenda Excavator folding tires with Stick-E rubber. The 2010 Mongoose Khyber Elite's other features include SRAM X7 rear and Shimano SLX front derailleurs, Gravity Moto X cranks and MRP Long Range Patrol dual ring guide.

 Features and Specifications 
  • Fork: Rock Shox Lyrik R U-Turn 115-160 mm travel, rebound adjustt, 20 mm Maxle Lite thru axle w/ 1.125/1.5 taper steerer tube
  • Rear Shock: Rock Shox Monarch 3.1 high volume air spring, rebound and Floodgate adjust, 216x63 mm w/ 19x8 mm hardware
  • Crankset / Chainwheel: Gravity Moto X 24/36T rings and Bashguard
  • Bottom Bracket: Gravity MegaExo
  • Pedals: Crank Bros. Acid
  • Front Derailleur: Shimano SLX
  • Rear Derailleur: SRAM X.7
  • Shifters: SRAM X.7 18 speed
  • Cog set: SRAM PG-950 Cassette11-34T
  • Chain: KMC Z9200 w/ Missing Link connector
  • Rims: Sun Equalizer 27, 32 hole
  • Front Hub: Formula sealed bearing 20mm thru axle
  • Rear Hub: Shimano Deore (IS disc)
  • Spokes: 14g Stainless
  • Tires: Kenda Excavator w/ Stick-E rubber 26" X 2.35, Folding
  • Front Brake: Avid Juicy 3 w/ 203 mm front 
  • Rear Brake: Avid Juicy 3 w/ 185 mm rear rotors
  • Brake Levers: Avid Juicy 3
  • Handlebar: Funn Fatboy PG AL6061, 31.8x 30x710 mm
  • Stem: Funn Crossfire All Mountain 31.8x65 mm
  • Headset: Gravity 1 internal ACB bearing 1-1/8 upper, exteranl 1.5 ball bearing lower
  • Grips: Mongoose Lock on
  • Saddle: SDG Bel Air RL steel rail
  • Seat Post: 2014 alloy post with double bolt clamp, 31.6x350 mm
  • Seat Clamp: Alloy w/ QR
  • Extras: MRP Long Range Patrol dual ring guide
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