BikeUSA Titan Wildcat

67/100
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Facts

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Weight
32.0 lbs
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Summary of Reviews

We have read all expert and user reviews on the BikeUSA Titan Wildcat. In summary, this is what cyclists think.

10 reasons to buy

  • More than one owner considered the Wildcat as good value for a low, low price.
  • A number of reviewers were pleased to find that the package arrived with all the bike’s required parts.
  • This bike’s brake levers were described as fine.
  • For multiple consumers, the bike arrived well-packaged.
  • Several riders described the ride as smooth.
  • The Wildcat’s small frame size suits juveniles or riders of a short stature.
  • There were reviews that mentioned that this bike’s gears were easy to use.
  • Users often praised the Wildcat’s good looks and pretty color schemes. It was deemed ‘modern’ and ‘cool’.
  • Assembly was simple and quick for a few owners.
  • The Wildcat comes equipped with a kickstand.

11 reasons not to buy

  • Gears were difficult to change and commonly slipped out of place.
  • The Wildcat regularly arrived with damage, including broken brake-cables and scratched paintwork.
  • Instructions were described as ‘generic’ and confusing, not being specifically for the Wildcat.
  • A considerable number of D.I.Y. cyclists found the Wildcat difficult to assemble.
  • This bike was frequently described as low quality. One owner reported that their local bike shop refused to perform further repairs due to the bike’s inferiority.
  • On many occasions, the Wildcat arrived missing parts.
  • The Wildcat has an outdated (2x6) 12-speed drivetrain, that may be difficult to repair or upgrade.
  • It was common for buyers to receive wheels that were wobbly, untrue and bent.
  • On occasion, the Wildcat’s pedals fell off. Their bearings were deemed dodgy.
  • The saddle felt unnecessarily hard and at times, painful.
  • Some owners described the thumb-shifters as clunky and cheap. Oft-times, they failed after mid-term use.

Bottom line

One owner of the Wildcat described the bike as ‘good for occasional rides’. Bikes don’t get much cheaper than this, in price or quality. While it would be possible to upgrade most of the parts and make this an enjoyable ride, it would equate to the cost of a higher quality bike. Before buying a bike like the Wildcat, you might consider whether this machine will detract or add to your interest in cycling.

Expert Reviews

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User Ratings

70/100 based on 88 ratings
  • 5 star
    38%
  • 4 star
    28%
  • 3 star
    15%
  • 2 star
    7%
  • 1 star
    13%

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