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    Telecommunication Tweek's Avatar
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    Do these add up to a $900 difference?

    Bike #1 '08 Stumpjumper FSR Pro, Bike #2 '08 Stumpjumper FSR Expert

    Carbon handlebar Vs. 2014 butted alloy
    Magura Marta Hydraulic brakes Vs. Avid Ultimate 7 Hydraulic
    Shimano M770 XT front derailleur Vs. Shimano M581 LX
    Sram X-0 Carbon shift levers Vs. Sram X-9 Aluminum
    Shimano M760 XT cassette freewheel Vs. Shimano HG-50
    New Shimano M-770 XT crankset Vs. Shimano M762 XT
    New Shimano M770 XT bottom bracket Vs. Shimano M762 XT
    DT Swiss XR 4.2D rims Vs. DT Swiss custom for Specialized X420
    DT Swiss custom for Specialized w/ Star Rachet alloy freehub w/ DT RWS 10mm alloy QR, 32h Vs. DT Swiss custom for Specialized 370 with DT RWS QR, 32h
    DT Swiss Super Comp 2.0/1.7/1.8 stainless, alloy nipples spokes Vs. DT Swiss Competition 1.8/1.6mm
    Specialized Phenom, Titanium rails saddle Vs. Specialized XC MTB, hollow Cr-Mo rails, SL foam
    Thomson straight w/ 12 degree clamp seat post Vs. 2017 butted alloy, two bolt non-setback

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    Writin' stuff ZeCanon's Avatar
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    yes. Whether the new parts are actually worth the $900 is up to you.
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    The only thing I really am not sure about is what set of brakes is better, I've never used Magura's before, and I've never used the new Avid Ultimates before either.

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