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At 3:31pm on February 13, 2012, Deepak Kini said…

Good that you are doing your research.

Evrything's available online. Do a simple search.

At 2:42pm on February 13, 2012, Deepak Kini said…

Pause and think why no one has Schnell.

Few questions about Schnell. Go to the shop and check this out:

1) Where is it made? The shopkeeper may tell you Germany, but look for it on the frame.

2) Does it come with a user manual?

3) What is the warranty like? On the frame as well as the parts?

4) Seek a detailed list of components from the retailer and send it to me.

5) Is it available from an authorized dealer in Bangalore who can provide good after-sales service?

Note that buying a bicycle is similar to buying a car or a motorbike. It is a vehicle in/on which you are transported. Thus, the most important factor that comes into play is your safety.

I keep telling people to avoid Schnell because in my opinion, it does not satisfy the above five points I have listed to my liking.

I reiterate here again, don't fall for looks. A bicycle is way beyond that, as you will soon realise when you go off road with your friends.

Most people who own a Schnell have never been off road in their lives. They just want a "different" bicycle that people will notice.

To me, that's just being foolhardy.

There are various other much more reputed and established brands to consider:

1) Giant 2) Trek/Gary Fisher 3) Cannondale 4) Kona 5) Fuji 6) Specialized 7) Schwinn, even 8) GT

Check out these brands before deciding. Do an online search.

At 9:05pm on February 12, 2012, Deepak Kini said…

No doubt about it. The Mach is a very good bike. A friend of mine has attached dropbars to it and converted it into a road bike (Not a very efficient one though) :)

I have a few questions:

1) Why do you need an MTB?

2) Why Schnell?

At 12:29pm on February 12, 2012, Ashwini P said…

hi mohan, i feel you should buy a schnell rover it is a to good bike, will you belive a cycle group in delhi bought 20 rover 1.0 for them selfs chk out face book clubfitline you will see all the pics.

At 10:16pm on December 6, 2011, dr.pemmaiah said…

me... near yeswanthpur... other side of bangalore... doctor in M.S.Ramaiah... jus finished my MBBS...

At 6:05am on October 28, 2011, sandip jain said…
I live in Mumbai
At 12:49pm on October 27, 2011, Anup Nair said…
Thank you Mohan :)
At 2:03am on September 25, 2011, Ankur said…
Hey Mohan, Thanks for that post. It has just reinforced my will to keep pedaling ! :)
At 3:08pm on August 31, 2011, Srikanth Narayana said…
I paid 8400 for the cycle lock and bell free. Ive put a cycle computer from decathlon recently . I do about 4 kms every morning . 
At 9:23am on August 30, 2011, Srikanth Narayana said…
My cycle is one month old. Using it for short rides Iin the city. It's an okay cycle. Value for money but I am having trouble with front deralleur and the disc brakes how's ur bike? 
At 11:28pm on August 29, 2011, Srikanth Narayana said…

hi ive got a herculus roadeo torrent as well.. how old is ur bike ??

 

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