hercules act 110 plus

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hercules act 110 plus

Postby girish » April 24th, 2010, 5:22 pm

Hi friends,

I have nearly finalized hercules act 110 and went to RR cycles, Madivala today. Got a good deal too I think (total of 9.8k including vat etc + a bell).
But, then he showed me a new model "act 110plus" which is nearly 1k more than 110. The main differences are, the gear (acera), hub (self lubricating) and seat. The gear is 24 geared one. Now I am back to my search again. Can you please help me. Its very urgent as I am planning to go there tomorrow 10:30 AM to pickup my bike

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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby wannabe cyclist » April 24th, 2010, 8:12 pm

Girish,
I own an ACT 110 which has the basic Tourney gears. So many people on this forum vouch that 110 is a true VFM bike. Acera is two notches up, so I think it would be a better deal. If you have finalised 110, then the plus will be a plus. BTW, have you looked at the Schwinns?

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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby girish » April 24th, 2010, 8:24 pm

Thanks Ram, I did look at shwinn. Due to some constraints, I want to keep the price strictly under 10k, but if its worth
can make an exception for the PLUS . .

Plus comes with quick relese on both the wheels in comparison with 110, does it really help ? Another diff I forgot to mention
is the handle bar. Its not the straight one, but contoured one. May be useful in changing the angle, but not too sure either

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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby cyclistanand » April 24th, 2010, 8:36 pm

Yes hercules seems to be good deal, go for it.
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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby wannabe cyclist » April 24th, 2010, 9:01 pm

Girish,
Does 110 plus have quick release at the rear wheel? That's a nice add-on, methinks. Have you, by any chance, taken a picture of plus? TI Cycles' website doesn't have one.
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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby wannabe cyclist » April 24th, 2010, 9:22 pm

Oh! BTW, I forgot to ask one important question. You say the rear dérailleur is Acera, now. What about the chainring? Has it got the 48-tooth big ring?
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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby girish » April 24th, 2010, 9:33 pm

sorry Ram, no pix. Other than the handle bar, quick relese and white colored acera at the back, it looks exactly the same as 110. So, did not take pix

Now I am thinking additional 1k might be a good investment and also, having a plus on the body looks good right :)

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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby bikeyvenky » April 25th, 2010, 3:17 am

Yup.. 110 Plus sounds like a sweet deal. The quick release is definitely a huge plus when you want to change tubes quickly when on rides.

Go for it Girish.. have fun riding..

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Re: hercules act 110 plus

Postby tobiastarun » April 25th, 2010, 10:56 am

damn.. i missed the plaus version by 2 weeks...
it would be nice if u can paste some pics...
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Re: hercules act 110 plus (now bought, added photos)

Postby girish » April 25th, 2010, 6:55 pm

Hi,

finally bought my act 110 with extra PLUS :)
Immediately after buying it, the heavens opened up and could not ride any more. But, what ever the small ride I took around RR, Madivala convinced me about my purchase.
Posting some pix of the bike (focussing on the new features), sorry for the bad quality as it was little dark by the time I reached home.


New Acera dereilluer
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I think I liked the straight handel more
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Front view
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and from the back
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The new seat
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