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    This or That?

    Assuming you could get them both for the same price. What would make you chose either way?





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    Rocky mountain. The specialized may be a better bike, I dunno, I just think the rocky mountain looks better and am so fed up of seeing everything made by specialized I just couldn't live with it.

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    Nothing against the spesh, but I like the look of the RM (shape of rims, rotors, saddle) and I love WHITE on bikes!

    Geometry looks similar...

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    RM looks like it has a nicer crankset, wheelset, and maybe brakes? But it looks like an SLX or XT rear der. and the Specialized looks like X9 or better. I'd go with the RM.

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    Specialized, I'm sick of white bikes.
    Strike like an eagle and sacrifice the dove.
    Words and Stuff.

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    Rocky Mountain. Specialized sucks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind View Post
    Rocky Mountain. Specialized sucks.
    Exactly what I was going to say.
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    Well I wanted one but the deal fell through.......ended up with the Kona.
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    Huge fan of RM. My bike is light and so strong.

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    Rocky Mountain. Like the white. Like the Canadian Maple Leaf action on their stuff. Besides, I've already got a Stumpy.

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    Rocky looks better.
    I like the white, but I like specialized (m5). Looks like the rocky might have some nicer equipment.
    So whats the price diff. ?
    Last edited by Lets_roll; 04-07-09 at 09:00 AM.

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    the specialized has a rubber chainstay protector. how could you say no?
    i would get either one, but i like the flow of the seatstay to seat tube to top tube of the specialized better than the RM. that and the seat is white on the RM. that would show my brown streaks too easily... >_>

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    I've been keeping an eye on this poll... race is neck on neck since it began.

    Both good bikes, and no the poll doesn't look like it's going to be any help for the OP

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    Entire parts spec on the Rocky looks a cut above all the way down the line with nothing house-brand or no-name. I'd go with it.

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    If the Spesh had the white bits and the high profile rims I would've gone with it. I do like the hollow-tech cranks better and Specialized is known for good customer service where I'm from.

    I just don't like black bikes for some reason.

    Funny how it sometimes boils down to just the colour...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pocko View Post
    Funny how it sometimes boils down to just the colour... .
    No crap! My LBS had a red 07 HR Sport and a blue one in stock in the same size. When they delivered my red bike, the fork had a ding in the stanchion, and they offered to swap me for the blue bike. I said "HEEECCCCKKKKK NO!" and they offered to swap me the fork off their 21" red bike, which i agreed to. : ]

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    How much is that RM bike going for? It's nice, and I'm looking at getting a HT, and that RM is looking pretty good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Darth_Firebolt View Post
    No crap! My LBS had a red 07 HR Sport and a blue one in stock in the same size. When they delivered my red bike, the fork had a ding in the stanchion, and they offered to swap me for the blue bike. I said "HEEECCCCKKKKK NO!" and they offered to swap me the fork off their 21" red bike, which i agreed to. : ]
    Haha! Red goes faster!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zeo_max
    Fixed.

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    How do you like the ride of each bike? Without a test ride, you have a 50% chance of getting the wrong bike.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    Fixed.
    You a fanboy boy

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    Quote Originally Posted by siu blue wind View Post
    rocky mountain. Special ed sucks.
    +1

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    Voting is done. Rocky Mountain wins. Cmajor or Bflat or whatever the hell his name is will be happy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by plasticmaam12 View Post
    Voting is done. Rocky Mountain wins. Cmajor or Bflat or whatever the hell his name is will be happy.
    Nah those were probably some Rocky Mountain fanboys making multiple accounts to vote again and again. Specialized definitely would win fair and square.

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