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Old 08-30-07, 01:01 PM   #1
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Specialized Stumpjumper comp

hey, i visited my LBS and I was wondering if this is a good bike. It is the 08 stumpjumper, what are you guys thoughts?
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Old 08-30-07, 01:07 PM   #2
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how much?
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Old 08-30-07, 01:19 PM   #3
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$2400. same on Specialized website.

they suggested this bike to me, so yeah. I took it for a test ride and the bike is really light. No binding like my other bike.
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My brother has this bike, I believe it is '05 though. It is an awesome bike, it is really light and that's all I could say as I never road it. But my brother loves it!

Do LBS do demos? If so ask them about demoing a bike. I know some hockey shops let goalies demo pads, but I don't know about bikes.
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Old 08-30-07, 06:46 PM   #5
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I have the 06 and love it; do ride it first.

edit: Apparently I have reading comprehension issues: if you liked how it felt in the test ride then I recommend that you buy it. It's a solid performer.
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sweet, i just need a job.
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how much?
Who cares. He asked how good the bike was, not how much it cost.

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Who cares. He asked how good the bike was, not how much it cost.

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How good it is is relative to the cost. If he could get a less than average 2500 dollar bike for 1000, I would consider that a "good bike", because it would still be better than anything in the 1000 dollar range. Its all about comparing bikes to the other ones in a similar price range. I can call my Hardrock a "good bike" the same way somebody can call their s-works a "good bike". This is obviously meaningless. Therefore, a bike is considered "good" if it outshines others in its price range.
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Old 08-31-07, 03:03 AM   #9
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Why not buy an 07 at a discounted price...I did and saved $500 off MSRP. Couldn't be happier.
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Why not buy an 07 at a discounted price...I did and saved $500 off MSRP. Couldn't be happier.
sound advice
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True, a lot of the LBS are having year end sales to get rid of the 07s...
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True, a lot of the LBS are having year end sales to get rid of the 07s...
yeah, but my LBS already sold all their 07's. they have all the 08's now.
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try calling a NSLBS (not so local bike shop)
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