Kent Thruster KZ2600 Mountain Bike Review
The Kent Thruster KZ2600 Dual-Suspension Mountain Bike is one of the best bikes in the market right now. I purchased this bike like a year ago, and it works incredibly well.
Each and every day I wake I feel like cycling, the bike performs well. With its full-suspension, a strong aluminum frame that utilizes a floating beam suspension design that is mated to a suspension fork makes me like it even more.
The KZ2600 features 21 speed Shimano shifters and real derailleur for the most reliable shiting. The drivetrain of the bike finishes up with a strong aluminum wheelset featuring high flange hubs. It has a smooth stopping that is handled by disk brakes on the front and the rear linear pull.
This bike is rugged, good looking and built for the long haul. The following features make it unique and most preferably in the market where choosing of a mountain bike proves tricky when you don’t have enough knowledge about the same:
Table Of Contents
- 0.1 Alloy Wheel Rims
- 0.2 Disc Brakes
- 0.3 26″ Full Suspension Aluminum MTB Frame
- 0.4 Classic Design
- 0.5 Shimano 21 Speed Shifters With Rear Tourney Derailleurs
- 0.6 Pros
- 0.7 Cons
- 0.8 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- 1 Q: I am overweight and very tall. Is the bike too small for me?
- 2 Q: How much does the bike weigh?
- 3 Final Verdict Kent Thruster KZ2600 Mountain Bike
Alloy Wheel Rims
Alloy wheels refer to any wheels designed from a combination of aluminum and small traces of other metals.
Aluminum combined with other metals creates a supremely strong and light weight wheels hence durability over time. Alloy wheels are also preferred for their aesthetic appeal.
The strong aluminum wheel features a v-shaped rim profile for faster maneuverability and a high flange alloy hubs. This bike is the best when it comes to easier and smooth maneuvering.
The stoppage has been greatly enhanced with this new technology of disc brakes. Mechanical disc brakes are fitted in front and rear wheels.
The brakes are easy-to-use Shimano aluminum brake levers for sure stopping power. Disc brakes is a new technology in braking system considered to be one of the most expensive compared to the traditional regular rim brakes.
It ensures you are very safe when braking because of its high efficiency and will offer the strongest stopping power despite how fast you are moving with your bike.
26″ Full Suspension Aluminum MTB Frame
The frame is light weight made of a strong aluminum utilizing a floating beam suspension design. This ensures durability over time, and the light weight ensures longer travel distances are made easier.
The frame also has a 65mm travel suspension Fork for smoothing out bumpy terrain and increased control. The shocks are more than acceptable when you are into off-road and doing tricks because they provide a smooth landing and 65mm of travel.
This mountain bike has a unique design in that it has a dual suspension; unlike other bikes in the market. It’s good looking is enhanced with different colors which include black, green and white.
These colors are shown even in the rims in a very attractive and appealing way to the eye. This bike does not only portray a great style, but it also has a great design regarding frame, saddle, disc brakes and classic way of changing gears.
Shimano 21 Speed Shifters With Rear Tourney Derailleurs
You can change the gear as you wish. The speed shifters are 21 and make your work even easier due to more options available.
As a result, a hill or a mountain climb will not prove to be hard to pass with this bike. In fact, you will be lucky that you won’t use a lot of energy and your time will be greatly maximized. In short, this bike offers high efficiency.
- It is light weight only 40lbs
- Fairly priced
- Free shipping is available
- Fast and sharp looking
- Warranty provided when you buy it.
- The seat is not comfortable
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: I am overweight and very tall. Is the bike too small for me?
A: No, the bike design is no small for you. This bike is best for anyone under 300lbs. The size frame is 19″ and is good for anyone who is 5’4 through 6 feet.
Q: How much does the bike weigh?
A: The bike weighs only 40 pounds and 43pound when being shipped.
Final Verdict Kent Thruster KZ2600 Mountain Bike
If you have been wondering what kind of bike to buy that has features of a full-suspension, strong aluminum frame and that which utilizes a floating beam suspension then wonder no more.
The KentThruster KZ2600 Dual-Suspension Mountain has everything you need. The price is reasonably low compared to other bikes in the market. You are given free shipment on the purchase.
Since I purchased it, I have always thanked the seller, Plumstruck for their support since I bought it. This is a great bike, give it a trial, and you might like it more than I do.