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    Trek 4300 vs Diamond Back Response

    i have narrowed my choice of a new bike down to these 2 models

    which should i get, and what are your reasons for this.

    they are both the same price

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    I don't know anything about the Diamondback, but the Trek 4300 is a good bike. Trek is a pretty reliable company, where I don't think many people respect Diamondback very much anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by bg4533
    where I don't think many people respect Diamondback very much anymore.
    noo way. Tons of people on these forums will vouch for Diamondback. Just wait and see

    As for me. I am gonna hafta go with the Trek
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    When sh*t hits the fan, everything I'm not, made me everything I am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mindbogger
    noo way. Tons of people on these forums will vouch for Diamondback. Just wait and see

    As for me. I am gonna hafta go with the Trek
    Diamondback now or a few years ago? Seems to me they aren't as good as a few years back.

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    He was being sarcastic... I would go with Trek as well..but really neither companies bikes work for me (except DB bmx)

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    Both bikes are decent. I'll vouch for the quality of DiamondBack. Their bikes are as well made as any other in this same price range.

    Between the two, it all depends on which one is more comfortable! Test ride them both and decide for yourself.

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    Trek MTBs are rebadged Gary Fishers.
    Diamondbacks are now rebadged Raleighs.
    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    get a kona or a norco or a specialized they are reliable companies.
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    i have a trek 4300 and i love it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by brandon14295
    i have a trek 4300 and i love it.
    ..jamis? anyone? yeah.. guess not

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    i have a trek 4300 and i love it.

    (yes, really)

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    Jamis, K2, Fuji, Raleigh, Trek, Gary Fisher, Specialized, Haro, KHS, Iron Horse just to name a few. All have bikes in the $300 pricepoint.

    Shop around!

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    Quote Originally Posted by casey1
    i have narrowed my choice of a new bike down to these 2 models

    which should i get, and what are your reasons for this.

    they are both the same price
    I've got the 8600 AKA 2 4300's. They are good bikes for the $. The 04 model (black one) has the same frame that they use clear up through their $500+ bike.

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    trek all the way

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    got a trek 4300. tough. reliable. any lbs can fix it IF it does break

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    I have a Diamonback Topanga(2002) and it has been a very good bike. There are better bikes I know, but for the money I couldn't be happier.

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