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    Halfords Carrera Bike Range... Can someone explain?

    There seem to be a range of Carrera mountain bikes, all seem almost identical and they all seem around the same price!

    Vengeance - £325
    Vulcan - £375
    Hellcat - £350
    Valour - £310

    Does anyone know the difference?

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    Re: Halfords Carrera Bike Range... Can someone explain?

    Just checking the Halfords site, seems to be different gearing, brakes etc.

    You can compare specs.... here's 4 I selected randomly:
    https://www.halfords.com/compare?cgi...18&pid3=347014

    I bought a Carrera bike for my kid recently. They're pretty decently built.
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    Re: Halfords Carrera Bike Range... Can someone explain?

    The Hellcat is a 29"er the rest seem to be differences in componentry in the main although there maybe a frame difference between the Valour & Vengance. To be honest the Valour looks to be more a commutor/green lane bike rather than an MTB you could safely use off road. If you're actually looking at any of these bikes then get the Vulcan. or if money is super tight, Vengance and upgrade as time goes on.

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    Re: Halfords Carrera Bike Range... Can someone explain?

    Main differences seem to be:

    Vengeance - £325 - 100mm travel forks - 8 speed rear - Mechanical Disc Brake
    Vulcan - £375 - 120mm travel fork - 9 speed rear gears on wider hub - Hydraulic brakes with 180mm rotor
    Hellcat - £350 - 29" wheels - 100mm travel forks - 8 speed rear - Hydraulic brakes with 160mm rotor
    Valour - £310 - 100mm travel forks - 7 speed rear - V-brake rim brakes - narrower handlebars

    The Vulcan was featured on a list of best bikes (entry level) by mbr (bike magazine) https://www.mbr.co.uk/reviews/hardta...-mountain-bike

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