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Old 05-24-08, 05:53 PM   #1
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Merida Matts TSF 500D vs. Scott Aspect 20 vs. Giant Terrago Disck

Hi all,

Can anybody brief me on what bike looks best:
Merida Matts TSF 500D vs Scott Aspect 20 vs Giant Terrago Disck
I am pretty confused which one to chose. They are in the same price range but go with different forks, gears and breaks systems.

Merida Matts TFS 500D : http://www2.merida-bikes.com/en_INT/Bikes.Detail.25
Scott Aspect 20 : http://scottusa.com/gb_en/product/378/741/aspect_20

Giant Terrago Disck:
Frame:ALUXX aluminium, Fluid Formed
Forks:ROCK SHOX J2 80mm LockOut
Rear Derailleur:Shimano Deore LX
Front Derailleur:Shimano Deore
Shifters:Shimano Deore 27 speed RapidFire Plus
Chainset:Truvativ ISO Flow 44/32/22T
Bottom Bracket:Shimano BB-UN26
Chain:Shimano CN-HG53 9 speed
Freewheel/Cass:Sram PG-950 11-34T 9-speed
Stem:GIANT A3 aluminium
Handlebars:GIANT A3 aluminium
Brakes:HAYES SOLE Disc Hyghdraulic
Brake Levers:GIANT MPH Root
Rims:Alex CR18 26"
Hubs: Formula 32H disc
Spokes:14G Stainless
Tyres:Kenda Blue Groove K1012/Nevegal K1010 26x2.1
Saddle: WTB Speed V
Seatpost: GIANT A3 aluminium
Pedals: VP-992S Alu
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Old 05-24-08, 10:18 PM   #2
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Just glancing at it, I'd say the scott
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hey, thanks for your reply.
Why would you chose Scott?

I see the only one advantage: its fork. Rock Shox Dart 2 with Lockout 100mm travel / reb. Adj.
What about gears and break systems? Are they OK? It's a big difference between deore/LX; XT/XT;
Merida Matts TSF 500D has XT on board.
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