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Summary of Reviews
We have read all expert and user reviews on the Dynacraft Alpine Eagle. In summary, this is what cyclists think.
3 reasons to buy
- The Alpine Eagle swoops to new lows, in terms of price.
- Several owners used the word ‘sturdy’ to describe the Alpine Eagle.
- Some owners found assembly a doddle, slapping the Eagle together in 20 to 30 minutes.
22 reasons not to buy
- Myriads of owners reported a level of saddle discomfort that bordered on abusive.
- The kickstand was apparently flimsy and bent easily under the bike’s weight.
- At just shy of 40lb, this obese eagle is grounded.
- A surprising number of buyers received untrue front wheels. One cracked after brief use.
- Factory-direct damage included bent frames and forks, ripped saddles, scratches and a busted front derailleur.
- It seems that the Alpine Eagle is incredibly fast, at rusting.
- The front ‘suspension’ fork hit rock-bottom easily. One broke after two weeks use.
- More than one owner complained of a loose and wobbly cassette.
- Brakes were difficult to adjust and stuck easily. Pads were weak.
- Tires were thin, weak and tore within a week. For some, they were warped beyond use.
- One owner’s pedal snapped while riding. For others, bearings wore out within a week.
- The Alpine Eagle lives slow and dies young, lasting only two months for one family.
- The rear axle bent easily after a few hundred miles of standard use.
- A long-term sufferer lamented that the bottom-bracket needed adjustment every 200 miles.
- The rear derailleur was sometimes dragged into the rear wheel, crushing riders’ dreams.
- Safety was threatened by a handlebar that many owners found impossible to tighten.
- For two riders, the chain broke on their first ride. One never made it out of the driveway.
- The instruction manual was renowned for its lack of clarity.
- In pictures, the Alpine Eagle has mounts for a bottle cage! In reality, it doesn’t.
- The seatpole was a nuisance for users, as it persistently loosened.
- The gripshift offered cheesy and imprecise action, making gear-changing difficult.
- Tuning gears was a real grind, as was accessing the entire range.