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Old 06-15-05, 08:05 AM   #1
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Go ahead and say "I told ya so"

I went ahead and bought an $800 full suspension bike (got it on sale for $550 since it's last years model) it's a schwinn rocket 2, has shimano deore 8 speed shifters, deore lx front derailleur, deore rear, truvativ isoflow crank, hays mx-2 disc brakes, marzocchi mz comp 100mm travel fork, fox vanilla rear coil etc. On paper it was a great deal, but what everyone on here was saying is it would be dreadfully heavy, and they were right. I wouldn't really mind except I'm only 5'5" 135 pounds myself so for climbing hills I need as light as I can get. Would there be anything stopping me from buying a hardtail frame and tranferring all the components? (minus the rear shock of course)
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Old 06-15-05, 08:11 AM   #2
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There would be no major factors, as along as you knew what you where doing. But have you tried returning it?
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Old 06-15-05, 08:12 AM   #3
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Waste of money. Take it back, get a refund and get the right bike.
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Old 06-15-05, 08:20 AM   #4
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Waste of money. Take it back, get a refund and get the right bike.
second that. The problem with getting a frame, is you'll be limited to frames that will fit the parts, i.e that fork/steerer height that is on the bike right now.
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