Mondraker Chrono

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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the Mondraker Chrono. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • The Mondraker Chrono's stiff carbon frame dampens impacts effectively, for riders on rough terrain.
  • A high-quality 100mm fork helps riders maneuver over obstacles comfortably. Mondraker specs the bike with a RockShox Judy fork.
  • The bike's SRAM drivetrain is reliable and smooth shifting.
  • The forward geometry of the Chrono is aggressive and racy.
  • 29” wheels, with Maxxis Ikon tires, are fast-rolling on the bike.
  • The Chrono's threaded bottom bracket is easy to maintain.
  • The bike's low bottom bracket and aggressive geometry provide riders with stability and control.
  • The bike is extremely responsive, with its stiff carbon frame.
  • Mondraker offers the Chrono in four sizes ranging from S to XL. This allows the bike to be used by riders of many sizes.
  • Internally routed cables give the bike a clean appearance.

2 reasons not to buy

  • The Mondraker Chrono’s brake rotors are only 160mm wide. Experts state that this is on the small side.
  • The bike's skinny grips are not comfortable and can lead riders to feel vibrations over rough terrain.

Bottom line

The Mondraker Chrono is a cross-country bike that is built to race. It has 29” wheels and fast-rolling Maxxis Ikon tires. The geometry of the bike is aggressive but also provides riders with stability and control. Reliable SRAM components ensure rides can shift gears smoothly. The carbon frame is responsive and stiff, allowing riders the ability to accelerate and power through the trails they tackle. There are few complaints about this cross-country machine. The brake rotors are on the small side and the grips are not the most comfortable. Both these parts can be swapped, for greater comfort and effectiveness.

Expert Reviews

80/100 based on 1 rated expert review
Mountain Bike Rider

Mondraker Chrono Carbon R Review

To say that it felt 100 per cent race focused is an understatement. Stand up to sprint and the Chrono responds with fast, efficient power transfer.

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TEST: Mondraker Chrono Carbon

If there’s one something we need to highlight, it’s the stiffness of the bike, the brakes and the design.

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