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Old 10-27-02, 07:12 AM   #1
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Santa Cruz Superlight??? good??

I am think about purchasing a new mountain bike. What is your opinion on the Santa Cruz Superlight?? Are there other bikes that I should be considering???? Cross Country is my thang.
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Old 10-27-02, 07:27 AM   #2
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The Superlight is a great bike for xc. Just as the name implies it is light. I had a chance to ride one and it was impressive. It handled well, climbed good and decended good. The only complaint is that it has a lot of brake jack when decending and that can unnerve some people. Other then that I would say get it. Just be sure to ride one before you buy.

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Old 10-27-02, 10:17 AM   #3
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superlight=good
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Old 10-27-02, 10:59 AM   #4
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From what I have heard its a good bike, and has proven to be very reliable, and as the name implies, light. However it is a very old suspension design, and for the money you could probably do better IF you get really hung up on how your suspension works. If a little bob is no big deal, then I would say go for it.
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Old 10-28-02, 12:09 AM   #5
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How does the superlight compare to the Trek Fuel 100. Is it better, worse, or equal to????
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Old 10-28-02, 05:13 PM   #6
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If you ae buying a ew bike, for $100 more, you can get a Blur....
oh is that a sexy frame!!!!!
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Old 10-28-02, 08:09 PM   #7
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Blur is the best SC. The superlight is awesome too. It's not just numbers, weight or travel. Santa Cruz simply has it's shiznitz together and know how to make a mountian bike.

Fuel is heavy and not nearly as good as the SL or Blur. Besides the fact the SC looks better, handles better, has better suspension.
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Old 10-30-02, 12:06 PM   #8
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Titus, the new Specialized Epic, Gary Fisher Sugar, the Intense Spyder.

Just to name a few!

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............. the Intense Spyder.



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Old 10-30-02, 03:23 PM   #10
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get the SANTA CRUZ BLUR
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