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    giant iguana vs. fuji thrill

    i'm about to buy a mountian bike and i need a little help. i'm stuck on two bikes, the fuji thrill and the giant iguana. i need a little advice, which should i get?

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    Have you ridden both? If so then go with the one that handles best.

    Also, do a side-by-side comparo of the components and go with the one which gives you more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by valbowski1980
    Have you ridden both? If so then go with the one that handles best.

    Also, do a side-by-side comparo of the components and go with the one which gives you more.
    Feel trumps components most of the time (same pricepoint). It's like 80/20 in my book weighted towards feel

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raiyn
    It's like 80/20 in my book weighted towards feel
    Agreed. You can always upgrade a derailleur. Not so easy to change frame angles which is key to ergonomics.
    "Do, or do not - there is no 'try'."
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    go with what fits. With that said, I have a 01' Fuji Thrill that is still rock solid with stock deore componants. That bike is built like a tank built doesn't weigh like one. Just lube it and ride. It has about 10k miles on it and can go for another 10k w/o a prob.

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    I have a new Iguana and this bike rides really well. The only downside of this model is the crappy disc brakes but it's great for the price.

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    i got an '03 iguana

    Its great, super light frame thats very strong also, it fits me perfectly (5'10" 125 lbs.) on the 17" frame

    go with what fits the best

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    The Igauna is a nice frame. It has the same geometry as Giant's XC race HT (XTC).

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