Advertise on Bikeforums.net



User Tag List

Results 1 to 18 of 18
  1. #1
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    3
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)

    New Bike...need Confidence

    Hey, I just sold my 2002 specialized Enduro comp. (fair condition) that was all stock to buy a 2005 cannondale Prophet 600. I do a range of riding i just want your opinions on if I made a good choice.

  2. #2
    Senior Member swifferman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Posts
    1,124
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    PMG PMG PMG WHY!?

    The enduro is so sexy. Oh jebus sir

    You have a nice bike anyways though.

  3. #3
    mmm... chicken! Funkychicken's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    My Bikes
    04 Kona Blast
    Posts
    668
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    given the spate of comments recently, allow me to extend a gesture of goodwill. welcome to BF. prophet 600 is pretty good, but I too am curious why the enduro was replaced. post some pics of the new ride, if you please.
    That's a lie.

  4. #4
    CRG
    CRG is offline
    Roll Tide CRG's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Montgomery, AL
    My Bikes
    06 Specialized Hardrock Pro Disc and 06 Felt F90
    Posts
    176
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by mackman
    I do a range of riding i just want your opinions on if I made a good choice.
    So if we tell you it's not a good bike will you take it back or just regret the decision you made? Do your research before you buy, don't try to do it after the fact.
    2006 Specialized Hardrock Pro Disc
    2006 Felt F90

  5. #5
    mmm... chicken! Funkychicken's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    My Bikes
    04 Kona Blast
    Posts
    668
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    go easy on the guy(gal?) - (s)he may well have done his/her research and wants some idea of where he stands i.e. whether it was a good deal?

    imo as long as you like the ride and it suits your style, it's a good choice. don't bother regretting it, just move forward and grow with the bike. the prophet 600 looks competent for general all-mtn use.

    but i still have to wonder why the enduro was replaced... (with a lefty!!?! /sorry had to do it)
    That's a lie.

  6. #6
    ÖöÖöÖöÖöÖö Dannihilator's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2002
    Location
    Annandale, NJ.
    My Bikes
    2014 Surly Steamroller, 1977 Puch Pathfinder
    Posts
    18,683
    Mentioned
    17 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    The prophet is nice. I want to see a pic though.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

  7. #7
    I am jack's colon
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    My Bikes
    REDBULL ----- TREK ODDESSEEY
    Posts
    59
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    prophet is a sweet bike, and the 600 is a good time. what kind of riding are you doing?
    platforms or clipless.?
    pt2

  8. #8
    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    My Bikes
    2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp, 1999 Specialized Hardrock Comp FS, 1971 Schwinn Varsity
    Posts
    15,071
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by Razrcide
    So if we tell you it's not a good bike will you take it back or just regret the decision you made? Do your research before you buy, don't try to do it after the fact.
    I never got the people who close the barn door after the horse ran out, trampled the neighbor kid and got jiggy with the mare down the lane. It just never made sense to me

  9. #9
    Banned
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    South City, Ca
    Posts
    3,348
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    He wants reassurance that he made a good decision. I think he hopes no matter what that he made a good decision, as long as we tell him that it was thats all that matters. GOOD DECISION MAN!!

  10. #10
    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    My Bikes
    2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp, 1999 Specialized Hardrock Comp FS, 1971 Schwinn Varsity
    Posts
    15,071
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by NoF3ar
    He wants reassurance that he made a good decision. I think he hopes no matter what that he made a good decision, as long as we tell him that it was thats all that matters. GOOD DECISION MAN!!
    He should have done his research / asked for opinions before he purchased the bike. I'll congratulate someone on making a choice based on facts, but I refuse to coddle someone second guessing a choice they made.

    In the end, it's what HE thinks of the bike that matters, asking for opinions after the fact won't get him anywhere.

    If he likes it - Great! Beyond that I can't help him
    Last edited by Raiyn; 10-20-05 at 02:59 AM.

  11. #11
    Junior Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    3
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Yea i did a while of research before buying the bike. I heard nothing but good reviews from it and the reason i sold the Enduro is it was the enduro comp and had the crapiest amoung components and usually that didnt make a differentce to me but i didnt feel like replacing the fork because if i replace anything i get the best of the best and also the swingarm was cracked a little bit and that wasnt under warrenty so i would have to find a swing arm somewhere, probably around 400 or just buy a new frame. also all the chainrings were bent and i just didnt want to have to deal with it. The Enduro was a great bike but not to the extent of keeping it for another season and having to do a lifetime of repairs on it. I just want to know if you guys think i made a good choice not that it matters because im going to adapt to this bike and grow either way.

  12. #12
    Withdrawal Symptoms! Cornish_Rdr_UK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2003
    Location
    Cornwall UK
    My Bikes
    Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc 2004 And identit Dr Jekyll
    Posts
    1,258
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    I like the prophet, but at the end of the day you have to ride it.

  13. #13
    Fourth Degree Legend junkyard's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    American Gardens Building
    My Bikes
    2005 Kona Cinder Cone & 2010 Cannondale SuperSix
    Posts
    3,826
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by peachthief2
    prophet is a sweet bike, and the 600 is a good time. what kind of riding are you doing?
    platforms or clipless.?
    pt2
    i'm pretty sure peachtheif2 will take it off your hands for a nominal fee if you are unhappy with it.
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

  14. #14
    Throw the stick!!!! LowCel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2003
    Location
    Charleston, WV
    My Bikes
    GMC Denali
    Posts
    17,586
    Mentioned
    11 Post(s)
    Tagged
    1 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by mackman
    Yea i did a while of research before buying the bike. I heard nothing but good reviews from it and the reason i sold the Enduro is it was the enduro comp and had the crapiest amoung components and usually that didnt make a differentce to me but i didnt feel like replacing the fork because if i replace anything i get the best of the best and also the swingarm was cracked a little bit and that wasnt under warrenty so i would have to find a swing arm somewhere, probably around 400 or just buy a new frame. also all the chainrings were bent and i just didnt want to have to deal with it. The Enduro was a great bike but not to the extent of keeping it for another season and having to do a lifetime of repairs on it. I just want to know if you guys think i made a good choice not that it matters because im going to adapt to this bike and grow either way.
    Wow, you call that "fair condition"? It sounds like the bike was pretty much done. As for rather or not you made a good decision by buying a Cannondale, only you can make that decision.
    I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.

  15. #15
    Just give'er. hooligan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Location
    Toronto
    My Bikes
    04 Scrap
    Posts
    1,890
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Wait. You sold an enduro with a cracked swing arm? You're selling someone death! Jebus!

  16. #16
    Ex Go-Kart racer
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    PA
    My Bikes
    Trek Bruiser 2
    Posts
    727
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    If you don't mind my asking how much did you get for the Enduro. Also does it ever feel weird to you only seeing(sp) one side of a fork when you look down?

  17. #17
    Newbie
    Join Date
    Oct 2005
    Posts
    4
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    wot do u think of the specialized p1?

  18. #18
    I drink your MILKSHAKE Raiyn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    St. Petersburg, FL
    My Bikes
    2003 Specialized Rockhopper FSR Comp, 1999 Specialized Hardrock Comp FS, 1971 Schwinn Varsity
    Posts
    15,071
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Quote Originally Posted by liam_89
    wot do u think of the specialized p1?
    Translated from 12 year old AOL'er speak:What do you think of the P1?
    It's a decent bike, but you're way off topic

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •