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    Illustrate me which one would be the best for me?

    Ok so basiclly its for my friend that just started DH/Freeride.
    He already done some and he was pretty good.

    So for this year he want to buy his own bike, so I told him , the easiest way to get a decent bike for a moderate price is to go used for sure.

    Now he's facing 2 decent bike for almost the same price

    So to make a long story short, which one would you chose.

    Specialized Demo 7 2007 (add : http://www.pinkbike.com/buysell/901030/)
    Overall spec (none mentioned in the add)
    888 rc3 2008 ( as I see)
    fox Dhx 3.0~4.0
    a crank...
    Avid juicy three 8''
    Some sram shifting
    Mavic wheel ( 3xx)

    Devinci 8flat8 2006 (painted wilson 3, paint look amazing)
    (add: http://montreal.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-...AdIdZ325887190)
    888 vf2 2006 (as i see)
    fox dhx 5.0 pro pedal
    race face crank (look better then the one on the demo)
    the old hayes brakes 8'' (2006 probably) (my friend have a pair of avid juicy 3 already)
    single track front
    mavic rear
    sram x-9

    The Demo is a bit more pricy ( say 50~100$ more)

    So what you chose
    *If the spec of those bike I have linked are wrong, mention it , I will adjust

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    Hard to go wrong with either one. I have a soft spot for Wilsons - - probably because they remind me of my old Gran Mal but with a Horst Link four-bar. Both would serve him well but the Demo is a a more up-to-date design and may keep him happy longer.

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    So is the bike for you or "your friend"?
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    It's for my friend, doesn't really matter
    edit: Ah ok , tittle and text doest concord lol for my friend

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    The DiVinci is listed as size 'small', the other isn't specified. Depending on what frame size your friend fits - neither might be suitable. What was he riding up to this point?

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    he was riding my old norco vps lauch 2001 medium kicked with a way too long shox

    so yeah small is almost always the best choice

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    Best bet is to go and check both out...see which is in better condition. The Demo may be a little poppier but I'm not sure how the A-C on the Marz compares to the A-C on the Totem that came stock on that bike.

    Unfortunately, a parking lot ride isn't that great of a test for a DH bike. But the good thing is he's new to the sport so he'll adapt to whatever he has under him.

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    Well it's like when I was shopping for headphone, best way to see the best one is for sure to try them , but it finish to be way more pricy..
    So im basicly listenning to the comment of the community...

    For myself, I would go with the devinci

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