Mountain Biking - A overly asked question
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05-26-07, 10:10 PM
I want to know if I should get a Specialized Hardrock disc or a Rockhopper disc. I am 5'6 (and still growing) 93 lbs. I will be doing alot of XC riding, some dirt jumping, and some street tricks (wheelies, stoppies, ect, ect) I dont want to spend more than a rockhopper disc, as I am on a financial budget.
05-26-07, 11:30 PM
Go for the Hardrock if you want to do some dirtjumping.
05-27-07, 12:30 AM
If you know it's an overly asked question why don't you just use the search?
But yeah, Hardrock.
05-28-07, 10:23 AM
Go with the less expensive bike, because you're still growing & will probably need a larger frame next year... and, a Hardrock is a great bike.
05-31-07, 10:42 AM
the hardrock of this year shares rims with the p.1, p.2 and p.2 cromo, so it will be able to take abuse. plus, the hardrock is a much more durable, beefier frame. my friend has a hardrock sport but he likes xc... so he has to work a little harder than me. i have a rockhopper and i'm getting into a little djing, but not before getting a stronger wheelset. wheelies and stoppies can be done with either bike, although a rockhopper is lighter and therefore easier to hop.
still, you'll be better off with a hardrock - more relaxed geometry, and more durable. can't go wrong.
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