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Old 04-29-06, 07:56 PM   #1
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who is better in downhill specialized or kona

iam having some trouble here, i am looking for a downhill bike but i dont no wat to chose. its either a 2006 specialized demo 8 1 or a 2006 kona stinky primo. price isnt really the issue i jusrt want to no who is better in downhill and freeride mountain biking
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Without looking at the compnents I recall the Demo being better.

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Old 04-29-06, 08:29 PM   #3
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They're both great bikes.
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Demo is more designed for it. The stinky is more fr. But both would work.
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if you want a kona for dh look to the stab
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What about the Stab delux? I know that the demo is a freaking awesome bike but how does the stab compare to it?
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The Demo holds speed better over brake rut's into corners. I also prefer the angles on the Demo 8 (i'm comparing 05 Demo 8 with Fox 40's to an 06 Stab Supreme with Fox 40's)
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Demo my friend has one and its awesome!
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Not to mention it will probably cost you less to get a stab than a Demo due to Specialized's price raising for this year.
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