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Old 03-09-06, 06:48 PM   #1
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Giant Faith 1 Or Faith 2???

Hi, my name is tom and i am 15 years of age. i have recently become obsessed with downhill and freeride. i want to buy either a faith 1 or faith 2. they both have the same frames and rear shock here in australia. i will end up modifying it soon after i buy either one because i work in a bike store as an aprentice mecanic so i cant get componets at a wholsale price as well as the bike. what do you think. i also dont really want to spent the extra mony on the faith one, but are componets that much better in your opinion???

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Old 03-09-06, 07:55 PM   #2
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hmmmm how much more does the faith 1 cost?
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Old 03-09-06, 10:44 PM   #3
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I just bought a 2005 faith 2 brand new for $1250 (overstock item, discontinued and it was the 20% end of year sale). It was a late model too, so it had upgrades (4way instead of 3way, saint derailers instead of x7, race face gold bb and some others I can remeber) It is the best bike I have ridden. Get the faith 2, and then in a year, put a 888 on it. Thats what i'm doing
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probably a faith 2, if you are getting into it, spend more money when you have been doing it for a few years, and nmn25, I would kill to get a faith 2 for $1250! the hardtail I am getting is that much!!!
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wholesale in australia the faith 2 is $2199 and the faith 1 is $3199
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okay, i would get the faith 2 and save the cash for whatever else you need
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Old 03-10-06, 08:45 PM   #7
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Go all out and get the 1.
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