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    Bought a 2012 Giant XTC 2...how'd I do?

    Good bike? Decent bike? Poor bike? I'm pretty much a bike noob. I do know a little about derailers though. The fact that they are Deore was one of the deciding factors of buying this bike.

    FRAME
    Sizes- XS, S, M, L
    Colours- White/Red/Black
    Frame- ALUXX SL-Grade Aluminum
    Fork- RockShox XC TK Coil, 100mm Travel
    Shock - N / A


    COMPONENTS
    Handlebar- Giant Connect 31.8
    Stem Giant- Connect
    Seatpost- Giant Connect, 30.9
    Saddle- Giant Performance MTB
    Pedals- N / A

    Shifters- Shimano Deore 3x9 Speed
    Front Derailleur- Shimano Deore
    Rear Derailleur- Shimano Deore
    Brakes- Hayes MX5, 160mm
    Brake Levers- Tektro Alloy
    Cassette- Shimano HG50 11x34, 9-Speed
    Chain- Shimano HG-73
    Crankset- FSA Gamma Drive MegaExo, 22/32/44
    Bottom Bracket- FSA, Press Fit

    WHEELS
    Rims- Giant S-XC-2
    Hubs- [F] Giant Tracker Sealed/CNC, [R] Giant Tracker Performance, 32h
    Spokes- DT Swiss Competition
    Tires- Schwalbe Racing Ralph, 26x2.1 Performance


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    use your best eye kenhill3's Avatar
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    Nice. Very decently appointed bike.

    To complete the picture, what did you end up spending on it?
    "I tell you, We are here on earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you any different." - Kurt Vonnegut jr.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kenhill3 View Post
    Nice. Very decently appointed bike.

    To complete the picture, what did you end up spending on it?
    Thanks man

    Paid $800. It was on sale for $100 off. No tax either.

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    use your best eye kenhill3's Avatar
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    Yeah, now that you've bought it, you better like it!
    "I tell you, We are here on earth to fart around, and don't let anybody tell you any different." - Kurt Vonnegut jr.

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    Tell us "how you did"...how much do you ride it and how you like it. If your ridin it and lovin it then you did great. If it is sittin or you dont like the ride you may not have done so well.
    2012 Specialized SL3 S-Works Roubaix
    2011 Specialized SL3 S-Works Tarmac
    2011 Scott CR1 Comp
    2011 Trek/Fisher Paragon 29er Hardtail
    2010 Stumpjumper Elite
    2012 Bianchi Infinito (Wifes)
    2007 Stumpjumper Elite (wifes)

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