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Old 12-28-08, 01:47 PM   #1
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Trek 4300 vs Specialized f7

I am new to mountian biking, looking for my first bike "made" for the trails. I have been looking at Trek 4300 ('09 model) but just found a bike shop selling a Specialized f7 ('08 model) for about the same price. He states it is the same bike essentially... any ideas? btw, the Trek is going for $410 on sale and the f7 is $399 on clearance. I'll be riding (eventually) at Fort Custer and Yankee Springs in Michigan if you are familiar with them.
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Old 12-30-08, 12:44 PM   #2
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I've got the 2008 Trek 4300, and it's pretty sweet. Fits me great, takes a beating on the trails and keeps on ticking. Can't speak for the f7, though I do like Specialized in general (my road bike is a Specialized).

I plan on upgrading to a bike capable of handling more serious track, but for a starter, the 4300 is a damn nice bike. I'd definitely recommend it.
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Are you sure you dont mean Cannondale F7? I dont see an F7 on spec's site.
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