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Old 12-27-06, 04:42 PM   #1
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Can I get all this for $1500 or less?

I currently ride a Giant Reign 2 but it feels a bit sluggish so I was wondering if I could get the following on a relatively lightweight hardtail for $1500, build or store bought, either one:

-Fox 100RLC fork (or any other Fox fork)
-Hayes Nine hydraulic disc brakes (or equivalent)
-LX or XT or mix of the two components

The trails around where I live aren't daring enough for a 6" travel FS bike and the Reign is starting to feel like a sled so I figured I might try a hardtail. Are there any efficient ways to reduce the weight of the Giant without breaking the bank? Thanks in advance
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Old 12-27-06, 06:56 PM   #2
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I'm sure you could. Off the top of my head, the 07 Specialized stumpy comp has all that (juicy 5's instead of the hayes) for $1700. I was looking at one at my lbs the other day. Sure its slightly over your budget, but i think you could find something similar.
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Old 12-27-06, 07:54 PM   #3
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The Fox forks are a good idea, but cost more than others. For brakes, you could also try Magura Julies.
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