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    thinking of being really really bad...

    was going to take 19" Trek Mt. track 850 XL and do a little upgrading...
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    being that I am 6'6" shouldn't I be on a 23" bike?
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    so with that in mind... if I was to buy a house bike i.e. Specialized Hardrock... should I go for the sport disc (MSRP $580 or $500 for non disc model?)... it will be the top tier for the Hardrock... either with or without disc...
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    yes I am still going to get the Schwinn Premis if available...
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    thoughts? I wanna dabble in the off road since I used to ride dirt bikes and race on the Rocky Mountain Enduro Circuit... and use it for a kick around...
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    good idea? or???

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    also does this look OK for the wife? just in case she wants to tag along...

    http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/1282341047.html

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    I don't like disk brakes personally, but since they are becoming the standard, you should get the Disk model. I avoided them on my last mountain bike and then ended up having to get a disk brake for the front. I damaged the original fork, and then found out there aren'y any 29er suspension forks made that will take V brakes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RatedZeroHero View Post
    also does this look OK for the wife? just in case she wants to tag along...

    http://denver.craigslist.org/bik/1282341047.html
    Yes, if it fits her. That's a great deal.
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    she is 5'6" dude tha has bike said his wife was same height...
    thanks Tom!

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    well it is confirmed!

    went to bike store today they have new 2010 Specialized Hardrock Comp Disc...

    just like last year except it is available with a 29" wheel!!! (goodness they ride nice)

    one test ride and I had to get self control (it was only a 21" frame) I have never fit on a bike like this before!

    so I am going to work my butt off... on my newly acquired Schwinn Premis and this spring I am going to get one...

    so glad I didnt get jumpy and buy the 2009....

    peace out

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