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    Tough decision

    Hey guys so I have a question. I want to buy a nice 29er hard tail race bike. I am torn between a superfly al and a stump jumper comp al. What are the advantages and disadvantages to both and what do you guys recommend? Um also looking at a trek cobia. Is that Bike worth buying? Will I notice a difference from a higher end bike like the superfly? By the way the bike I'm upgrading from is the spec hard rock sport disk 29er. Thanks for the help

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsipplracing View Post
    Hey guys so I have a question. I want to buy a nice 29er hard tail race bike. I am torn between a superfly al and a stump jumper comp al. What are the advantages and disadvantages to both and what do you guys recommend? Um also looking at a trek cobia. Is that Bike worth buying? Will I notice a difference from a higher end bike like the superfly? By the way the bike I'm upgrading from is the spec hard rock sport disk 29er. Thanks for the help
    What's your budget?

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    What is your history in the racing world? I upgraded to a race worthy Scott a couple years ago and was blown away with the HUGE difference from BasicBike to Widowmaker. They get the money because there is a big difference. The real question is, are you buying above your skillset? I know I did. But I like it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ColinL View Post
    What's your budget?
    I'll hazard a guess that it's somewhere between the $1,200-some of the Cobia's and the $2,200-2400 of the Stumpjumper and Superfly. But that's just a hunch . . . .

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    Tad more than that: http://www.competitivecyclist.com/za...ODUCT.ID=19358

    But you can't test ride it, unless you happen to be in SLC or have a Santa Cruz dealer in town.

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    yeah that's about right, more like $1,500 to $2,000. What major differences would there be regarding the superfly, to the cobia?

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