I still haven't bought my Specialized R'Hopper A1 FS Pro !!! But I've been offered a 1.5yr old Porsche Bike S. I do not however know much about these bikes apart from what I can see on the web - their most stricking feature is the "motorcycle" style Magura Shocks !! and hydraulic rim brakes. All in all its a solid, light bike with pretty good components....but PORSCHE !!! - anyway, I am still not convinced.
The Specialized I'm looking to buy is about £800 and apparently this Porchse was £1,300 a year and a half ago.
I've seen a lot of good feedback about the Specialized, can anyone shed any light on the Porsche.
I would stay away from the porshe bike for a couple of reasons:
1) Just because the price tag was high, doesn't mean it was worth it
2) It's obviously hard to get feedback on this bike since no one has responded and I don't think there are a lot around
3) If you have problems w/ the frame, where are you going to send it back to and what kind of service are you going to get?
4) Specialized is a well known and well established bike company that usually puts out a good bike for the buck.