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Old 06-18-06, 08:41 AM   #1
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IF u were to choose......

If someone gave u a Specialized P2 Cr-mo and a 06 Norco 125, and he/she said take which ever u like... which bike would u take? Just asking because i am either gonna buy the P2 cr-mo or the Norco125
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Old 06-18-06, 09:34 AM   #2
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Thats not fair, the Cr-Mo P2 is cheaper than the One25, you should be comparing the Alum P.2 to the One25.

In any case, I would pick any P.2 over the One25.
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Then, Compare the Alum P2 to the One25
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Old 06-18-06, 10:38 AM   #4
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I would choose de Alu P.2
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How do you intend to ride it? Are you getting it as a trail bike because you are short, djing or a little of everything.
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Old 06-18-06, 11:15 AM   #6
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Maelstrom, i want to do street,dirt,trails.
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Old 06-18-06, 11:21 AM   #7
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I would get the cromo...
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Old 06-18-06, 12:23 PM   #8
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The norco 125 has better fork, wheels, tires, crank, and a more DJ specific rear derailleur. Although, the P2 cromo has better brakes, and probably a stronger frame.

I'd take the 125 just for the stronger wheels.
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Wait a second... you call a Sora a more DJ specifc derailleur? Isn't the Sora a low end ROAD derailleur? I think whatever is on the P2 Cr-Mo (I think its SRAM SX-5) would be better and whatever is on the Alum P2 would be a lot better.

The forks are similar, I'm not too familiar with DirtJam forks though.

Yeah, I would still go with either P.2, preferably the Alum one.
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The Sora is a road derailleur, but it's often used in trials, street, and dirt jumping because they're stiff, and small. Hard to hit on objects and work flawlessly.
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Oh well fair enough that makes sense.

I'd still go with a P.2 though
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And the fork, the Dirt jam on the 125 has 20 mm dropouts. They're a godsend over standard dropouts.
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I'd still rather the 125 over the Alumium P2.
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Throw in $500 more and just get the Norco 416. You will just start to dislike the 125 Frame after awhile. The 416 is lighter anyways.
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i already decided to get the 125, im getting it in 4 weeks
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If someone gave u a Specialized P2 Cr-mo and a 06 Norco 125, and he/she said take which ever u like... which bike would u take? Just asking because i am either gonna buy the P2 cr-mo or the Norco125
I would choose Hooked on Phonics

Please say you please.

The 125.
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if its a Specialized, there's no competition.....
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Old 06-19-06, 12:42 AM   #18
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I would choose Hooked on Phonics

Please say you please.

The 125.

That really cracked me up
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if its a Specialized, there's no competition.....
Not true at all.
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Norco 125, mainly for the 20mm front dropout.
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I don't understand the 20mm dropouts? What are the pro's and con's?
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Old 06-19-06, 04:02 PM   #22
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Beefier, more resistant, better control, heavier.
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heavier.
Actually, no.

Makes the fork a lot stiffer. Less flex. Wheel doesn't flex around as much either.
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