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Old 09-12-02, 03:57 PM   #1
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New Specialized Hardrock A1 FS (2003 version)

Ive just bought a new Specialized Hardrock A1 FS (2003 version). The front suspension is RST capa - r they any good.

What does every1 else think of this bike overall?

Thanks.
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Old 09-12-02, 04:25 PM   #2
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For light trail riding, the capa will be a good fork, I have ridden on them and they seem pretty plush. Specialized bikes rule.
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Old 09-12-02, 04:42 PM   #3
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Ive just bought a new Specialized Hardrock A1 FS (2003 version). The front suspension is RST capa -are they any good?

What does everyone else think of this bike overall?

Thanks.
I'm not a big fan of RST stuff they've always struck meas not just low-end but cheap.

BTW. This isn't an AOL chat room. Please skip the cyber-shorthand. It makes you look like a lazy sod.
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Old 09-12-02, 09:06 PM   #4
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The Specialized Hardrock is a nice inexpensive bike that is worthy of upgrades. First thing to be upgraded...the fork!
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Raiyn, isn't that a little harsh?
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i just bought the comp about a month ago i am pleased with the bike but the front and rear deraillors are trash i will get rid of them when ever i have the cash other than that the bike is sweet make sure to get some tape or something under that chain or else you will be hearing ching ching all day long if you like to jump or ride bumpy stuff other than that the bike is great im not sure about the rst schock but mine came with the judy tt i have been bottoming it out so i will be switching it out for a duke or somehting else not really sure yet so i should of just bought a fs and upgraded it it would of been cheaper but oh well hope it treats you good
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Raiyn, isn't that a little harsh?

yea that was just a little too much.....and why are you calling him lazy grass? Dont make me whoop you.
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I got a Norco Wolverine with a RST Capa CL fork. I'm getting used to the sound of it bottoming out every time I go over a jump or a drop. The fork will be my first upgrade!
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So I should upgrade the the forks and the acera bits?

what r u talking about all the short hand ****, i'll write as i wish
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Just ride it until you either wear out the the parts and replace them or until they bother you enough to throw more money at your bike. It's still an OK bike.
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I'm not a big fan of RST stuff they've always struck meas not just low-end but cheap.

BTW . This isn't an AOL chat room. Please skip the cyber-shorthand. It makes you look like a lazy sod.
Dude this is an intrawet website about bicycles, not a English class.

I don't think anybody uses spell check beofore they post here.

And why are you complaining about shorthard when you are using them yourself and your spelling is off also.

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P.s i purposely f#cked up the spelling and grammer and used shorthand on my post just for you.
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