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    08 Specialized FSRxc Comp OR 07 Gary Fisher Caliber 29

    After searching for a while my LBS has the following choices for me (I am 6ft and weigh 230lbs):

    2008 Specialized FSRxc Comp for $1200
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    2007 Gary Fisher Caliber 29 for $1300

    Any input?

    Thanks.

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    Have you even ridden either of them? That should always be your first course of action when choosing a bike.

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    2008 will go down as the "year of the housing market crash". Do you really want a bike associated with a crash? Go with the 2007, or wait and see what 2009 brings.

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    Yes, I have ridden both bikes and liked them both equally. I prefer the look of the Specialized (and the prize) but I just want to make sure I am not buying a total "dud" bike. Makes sense?

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    Quote Originally Posted by hfrehde View Post
    Yes, I have ridden both bikes and liked them both equally. I prefer the look of the Specialized (and the prize) but I just want to make sure I am not buying a total "dud" bike. Makes sense?
    what prize do you get for buying the specialized? a cookie?


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    Ha! Extremist04...you are funny. Sorry for the typo...the "price" is better on the Specialized ($100 less). Any input, Extremist04?

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    Honestly, i'm a big fisher fan, and i'd lean towards that one. however, a 29er and a 26er will be completely different, and which one is better depends on your riding style and local trails. personally, i have a FS 26er and i love it.

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