£329.00. Mx Compact Geometry. The Beinn 24 is more of a hybrid bike in my opinion – fine for easy trails bit I wanted something that could handle more challenging trails. Link Removal Islabikes neglect to mention it on the Beinn 24 but from the photo’s it looks horrendous. Edit – I should say that I was comparing the Orbea 24 Trail against the Creig 24, not the Beinn. I have an Isla Beinn 26 for sale if you are interested. Higher at the front for bouncy fork compatibility. Even after we added 2 cheap but bigger more knobbly tyres, it also still weighs only 10.4kg. the Isla bikes have been ace but the Orbea & frog are £100 cheaper, but the Isla bikes do hold their value well. HYDRAULIC BRAKES. Orbea’s humble beginnings originated in the heart of the Basque Country in 1840, a family affair between three brothers. The Orbea according to their website has a 387mm chainstay length. View product specifications: Orbea MX 24 Team 2014 - View Reviews, Specifications, Prices, Comparisons and Local Bike Shops. The MX Team is a superb bike. Love it, great bike; and I think it’s the lightest of the 24s, too. Forum Rules Orbea 2020 Orbea MX 24 Team 24 Inch Wheel Kids Bike in Red and Black My son is off like a rocket at every opportunity, low weight really helps, with riding it and general moving it around. Laufey 24 H30 2021 Next stock, January. Its a good bike. MX 24 Team 2021 Next stock, January. The Orbea is light and well setup for a 8yr old. The transformation in my son’s riding ability from the Beinn 20 was an eye-opener. Orbea’s a cracking looking bike, and when you’re 8(ish) that’s the most important thing. Islabikes come with a RST F1rst 60mm travel air fork. Similar Orbea bikes from other years. Monty (age 9), Jacko & Ziggy running the local trails. Orbea MX 24 Team Disc kids mountain 2020 Blue/Red Information. It’s definitely been designed for having a … Brand : Orbea. It’s a great bike for your kid, they’ll fall in love with its looks and the coloring but at the same time, they’ll get a decent tool for their training. The price difference is considerable though (especially as our boys are twins and Islabike would not offer any discount, whereas the LBS gave me 10% off for buying two Orbeas). Fresh Goods Friday 531 – The Homeschool Breakdown Edition, This topic has 32 replies, 21 voices, and was last updated. Orbea MX 24 Trail Mountain Bike Review Well-crafted mountain bikes for kids are becoming easier to find and more big manufacturers are getting in the game. This nimble machine is ready to tackle whatever young shredders can throw at it. Season : 2020. We’ve been dedicated Isla customers since the Rothan but when it came to moving up to 24 we reached a bit of a crossroads. Camelbak Mini Mule. A second hand set of Crest 24’s, with Novatec hubs, setup with Tubeless Rocket Rons came up on this site and lopped a whopping 1.7kg off the stock wheel/tyre combination (hard to believe but true). We’ve just got a Hoy for my eldest and I’d say it’s as good as if not better than the isla we moved from. You can’t beat Isla for resale though. She thought it was light when she got it, which is what matters I guess. Premier Club What that means in practice is the Beinn going to be freakishly hard to manual (or even keep the front wheel up on drop offs), Then the Orbea has disk mounts … A Shimano 10-speed drivetrain shifts reliably, and parts from Kenda, KMC, and Orbea round out the spec. The only thing I’ve changed is the chainring, as it comes with a metal bashguard, steel chainring and a seat tube mounted chain catcher. eXotic Full Carbon Riser Handlebar £60.49 . “Orbea MX 20 Team” Detailed Review Frame and fork. (By comparison with 24″ wheels a Transition ripcord has 381mm and the trailcraft frames 390mm), If you expect to be riding trails as opposed to kids XC which is more like CX then I’d go with the geometry…. Write a review for Orbea MX 24 Team Disc kids … Orbea MX 24 TEAM Kids Bike Lime 2021 Lime- Watermelon (Gloss) 399.00 With Orbea’s MX Kids lineup, finding a real machine like yours that is scaled down for small riders becomes a reality. Definitely recommend the MX24 if you want something that is more of a true mountain bike. The Orbea MX29 is a versatile bike aimed at beginner and intermediate riders that packs a lot of value. Just got our boys new Orbea MX24 Trail bikes, which are the ones with the disc brakes and air forks. Orbea MX24 Team Kids cross country mountain bike. The MX 24 Team from Orbea is a bike for kids who love to ride. Code : K01624JC. Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore; ... Latest Gear Reviews. Orbea Mx 24 Team 2014 RRP £389. Tweet Got an MX24 Team for sale if that adds interest. By the time I’ve removed the bash ring I’ll have the weight down to under 10kg which is Creig 24 Pro territory (and they’re a silly £1500). I’ll be getting a smaller chainring for her to boost the climbing potential, she just needs a bit more spinning potential on the longer climbs. Orbea MX 24 Team-Disc Kids Hardtail Mountain Bike 2020 We know the feeling‚Ķ we all want our kids to fall in love with the freedom and joy of cycling. I was stumped by the £800 price tag of the Creig 24 so went for the MX24 Team which my son got for Xmas. Got My daughter the Orbea MX Team 24 for Xmas. The MX 20 Team is built with a durable aluminum frame and a lightweight aluminum fork. We want to ride with a smiling face next to us rather than watch our mini-friends struggle with an oversized, heavy, low-quality toy. But to add something useful to the thread, if anybody is looking for another light weight 24″ bike option, we picked up a Dawes Academy 24 on Gumtree a few weeks ago for our other child. Let me know and I can give you the details, but it has hardly been used. They are great bikes – our boys have been around the red trails at Dalbeattie, Glentress and Kirroughtree last week on them, and were loving them. Comes with slick and knobbly tyres and trigger shifters not grip shift which I think small hands find easier. If you want to ride single track then you need to consider the geometry. (function () { It is much lighter than the XC or Dirt. It’s 2013 model with rigid forks and full deore 10spd drivetrain. 24" Kids Bike. Orbea MX 24 TEAM 2015: £369: More similar Orbea bikes. Contact Us MX only uses hydraulic disc brake systems because of their power, reliability and low maintenance. If I can manage it though (£££) I’m also considering just going for a FS … and keep his current bike for racing XC (with rigid forks) and the new bike for harder core trails…. The Orbea Kids MX 24 Trail Mountain Bike is a real MTB machine that's been scaled down for small riders. MX Kids bikes are among the lightest on the market and make use of smaller brake levers, saddles and pedals because comfort, control and fun aren’t only for adults. The only difference betwen the two Orbeas is one is rigid and one has the fork. The frame on the Orbea MX 20 is stunning to say the least. You can pull the Altus off and replace .. you can get short cranks etc. Cheers LD, it didn’t look like the one I was following did but hard to be sure from the camera angle…. Spec ... Latest Gear Reviews. Does anybody know the stand-over night if the Saracen Mantra 2.4? Orbea MX 24 6061 Aluminum 2021, 135x9 QR, V-Brake + IS Disc Mount, 27,2 Seat Post, Internal Cable Routing, Central kickstand compatible, removable hanger, Fender and Carrier ready. Similar Orbea bikes from other years. Aquapac Toccoa Waterproof Daysack 28L £50. Next I found a set of 2001 Rockshox Dual Air SIDs on Retrobike forum for 80 quid and adjusted the travel to 63mm – perfect for kids. Overall the MX24 is great and fantastic value – 10 speed Deore components can’t be faulted. MERIDA. Just got my son the mx24 team, great little bike. var po = document.createElement('script'); po.type = 'text/javascript'; po.async = true; Weighs in at 10.4kg. This is a slightly upgraded version of the MX24 XC, benefitting from 9 instead of 8 gears and non-suspension forks to save some weight nparker – that’s a good point about the wheels, they’re pretty bombproof 36h rims, with PG spokes, although they are taped for tubeless. The Orbeas seem a bit more “dedicated MTB” than the others which are all-rounders. The MX 24 Team is equipped with a good quality 9-speed drivetrain, consisting of a ‘single’ 32 tooth chainring at the front to keep changes to a minimum, and a wide-ranging 11-36 tooth cassette to give a good spread of gears for all types of terrain. A quick release seatpost clamp makes on-the-fly saddle height adjustments a breeze. Instead of a classic round tube design, Orbea decided to take a diamond-like approach when molding the frame. Saddle ORBEA MX 24 So it has a single 32 front chain ring with bash guard combined with a wide range 11-36 SLX cassette and 10 speed Deore rear shifter/mech. It’s an SR Suntour air fork with 63mm travel, but you don’t want too much on such a small frame. The best kids mountain bikes have the right pedal-to-gear ratios, lightweight frames, … My daughters always had an isla bike which have been great but I do like the look of the Orbea MX 24 dirt or team. I’ll probably keep an eye open for some lighter wheels in due course, but the transformation in their riding moving from Beinn 20s has been incredible. Spec Value . They’re real fun machines. eXotic Full Carbon Riser Handlebar £60.49 . Aquapac Toccoa Waterproof Daysack 28L £50. I’ve got the air fork set up with about 40psi, which seems to be working fine for them. Get the latest mountain bike reviews, news, race results, and much more by signing up for the MTBR Newsletter Orbea MX24 Team Disc edition shimano deore 10spd set up tubeless schwalbe rocket ron tires carbon seatpost and handlebar my son has outgrown it i will package and box up unless buyer is willing to pay a bike shop to do it. But the standover is 533mm (21") so she may not be able to ride it right away. Feeling really thick now, I’ve looked again and there are disc mounts on the back but not on the fork. The main difference I could see between the Team and the Dirt was the Dirt had steel forks and the Team is Aluminium. Product Reviews . Great little bike. It may not be as light as an Islabike though, but it looks much better than 24″ wheel Islabikes and that matters for kids. Kids MTB. Newsletter Settings, Viewing 33 posts - 1 through 33 (of 33 total), Premier Partners for Singletrack issues & exclusive subscriber perks, Metcheck MTB Weather Forecasts At A Glance, Singletrack Wisecracker Headset Spacer Bottle Opener, 2021 Team News: Angel Suárez joins Commencal 21 Team, Danny Hart Joins Cube on two-man Factory Team. There is now a Marin Bayview Disc 24″ for sale in the classifieds which my son loved but my daughter didn’t fit. The 2020 Orbea MX 40 Hardtail Mountain Bike in Blue/Red is the second bike Orbea’s adult mountain bike range. LBS sells Orbea too but Lead times were longer than I wanted to risk ahead of Saturday. Just measured my daughter’s Beinn 24 and it’s 395mm. ENVE AM30 Foundation Wheelset – survives our toughest test! 😉. The fork is ok, nothing special. Not quite as light as the Isla, and you won’t get the same 2nd value but they are cracking little bikes with quite a low standover so good for smaller kids. Great value for money, he is flying along on it. so are the OK? Built with a lightweight frame and making use of smaller brake levers, saddles and pedals because comfort, control and fun aren't only for adults. It’s ok but does seem to weigh a lot for the size of bike it is. Cant see how an equivalent Isla bike would be better except for a little lighter. The topic ‘isla beinn or Orbea MX 24?’ is closed to new replies. Matts J24 Plus Yellow/Black 2021 Pricing. We went for a Hoy Bonaly 24 (having had Islabikes in 14 and 20). Orbea MX 24 Team Disc. Orbea Mx 20 Team 2014 RRP £325. While finding their start in rifle machining, the company permanently left the industry to build bicycles just before World War I. The MX 40 is available in a huge … there are two models and I’m not actually sure what the difference is, https://www.orbea.com/gb-en/bicycles/kids/mx-kids. Internal cable routing. It comes with extra gears, a lighter fork and better tyres. Orbea MX 24 Alu only disc Fork Orbea Alu 24" only disc Headset 1-1/8" Semi-Integrated Rims/Wheels Mach1 Klixx 23c Tubeless Ready Tires Kenda 1047 24x2.10" 60TPI Wire DTC Crankset Alloy (152) Chainrings 32T Chain FSA Team Issue Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore M6000 GS Shadow Plus Cassette/Rear Cogs Shimano HG50 11-36t 10-Speed Shifters Write a review. I’m following an older model on eBay but from the photo’s can’t see if the frame has the disk mount or not… and the idea would be to transfer from his current frame to a new frame with shorter chainstays…. That's about the best spec I've seen on any kids bike drive chain apart from the Genesis Core 24". Orbea MX 24 6061 Aluminum 2021, 135x9 QR, V-Brake + IS Disc Mount, 27,2 Seat Post, Internal Cable Routing, Central kickstand compatible, removable hanger, Fender and Carrier ready. Too soon to compare the 2 bikes together, but the kids are both over the moon with each of their bikes and really keen to get out on them, which is the most important thing. Got My daughter the Orbea MX Team 24 for Xmas. MX 24 Dirt 2021 Pricing. I was thwarted on the Beinn24 bu not being about to get a big volume tyre in the back, loads of space in the forks but not in the frame. Decent gear range, reasonable weight and tires are good too. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(po, s); size 16 20 241 - seat tube (c-t) 207 257 3292 - top tube (eff) 385,3 445 5193 - head tube 90 95 904 - chainstay 311 3 She was immediately at home on it and its so much better than the Specialised Hotrock XC we bought my Son. Proper mountain bike. You can try them in a shop too unlike the isla bikes which is a massive advantage imo. Get used to hearing, “Hey sweet bike!” when cruising around the neighborhood, path, or bike trail. My lad has one the same spec as LD’s and it is a great piece of kit. It comes with the same frame as the MX50 but has upgraded gears and suspension to make it more capable off-road. Nice bike and also without the Isla/Frog price premium 2nd hand. Going to go Isla and possibly put on some bigger volume tyres. Have a look at the MX24. Foals. The 2020 Orbea MX 24 Team 24 Inch Wheel Kids Bike in Red and Black is designed for kids who want to ride that little bit further and faster. I reckoned that at half the price of the Isla I could spend some of the difference on upgrades if need be. Team has a slightly better spec i.e. We’ve just got my daughter an Orbea MX24 Trail. I’d not considered a fork…I thought they might all be rubbish? She was immediately at home on it and its so much better than the Specialised Hotrock XC we bought my Son. Isla reflect this in their categorisation – Beinn 24 described as ‘Multi-Purpose’, Creig 24 as a mountain bike. It’s hiding in the attic right now ahead of a Saturday birthday, but really pleased with it – air fork, disc brakes. further specifications: Orbea MX 24 6061 Aluminium 2021, 135x9 QR, V-Brake + IS Disc Mount, 27.2 seat post, internal cable routing, central kickstand compatible, removable … FRAME: Orbea MX 24 6061 Aluminum 2021, 135x9 QR, V-Brake + IS Disc Mount, 27,2 Seat Post, Internal Cable Routing, Central kickstand compatible, removable hanger, Fender and Carrier ready. Orbea Mx 20 Team 2013 RRP £319. I’ve just popped some Rocket Rons on there for now (saving 0.6kg) and will see how they get on. The Shimano 8-speed rear derailleur is easy to use and offers a reliable shifting system that kids will love. Apologies! ORBEA. We’ve had(and got) Islabikes and a mx 24, although the isla is (nominally) superior build, there’s absolutely nowt wrong with the orbea. The Orbea MX 20 Team Disc seems like the undisputed bang for the buck ($499); 8 speed Shimano Altus trigger shifter drivetrain (34t chainring, 11-34 cassette), Shimano hydraulic discs, tubeless ready rims. Orbea Orca Review: Basque in Name, but German in Soul Level 4 expert Climbers will be especially happy with the bike’s performance characteristics… it can legitimately go toe-to-toe with the best out there in terms of stiffness-to-weight. 0 As rated by 0 Customers. The Orbea MX 24 is a bike that meets all three of the requirements above. 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