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Old 02-13-05, 09:42 PM   #1
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What do you think of this?

I have been looking for a stumpjumper or a kona dawg at a resonable price. It's hard to find them considering I need an XL being 6'4. This looks like a great deal I just want other opinions. The auction ends tomorrow/today depending on when you look at this. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...133466295&rd=1
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Old 02-13-05, 09:46 PM   #2
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They are both very nice bikes i believe the stumpjumper on ebay is a female version ie the toptube. Go to a local bike shop and try to ride both of them it might come down to personal preference.
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Old 02-13-05, 09:57 PM   #3
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From looking at both the Specialized product mag as well as the specialized website I believe that bike on ebay is the male version.
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Old 02-13-05, 09:59 PM   #4
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I do plan on giving the stumpjumper a ride at the lbs tomorrow because I dont know if I can pass up this opportunity. And the closest lbs that has the dawg is about two hours away.
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Right now, Kona sent out some 04 Dawg closeouts to the shops. They are going for $1100 at most shops, from $1649. Might want to call around a bit and see what you can find.
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I do plan on giving the stumpjumper a ride at the lbs tomorrow because I dont know if I can pass up this opportunity. And the closest lbs that has the dawg is about two hours away.
Only problem I have with Kona is their lack of storefronts. Go figure. That specialized looks nice though
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It has "rim bakes".....must be good
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It has "rim bakes".....must be good
my new bike will be sporting rim brakes
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What's that supposed to mean? If it doesnt have disk brakes it sucks? I dont feel I have the need for disk brakes, so why spend extra money?
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What's that supposed to mean? If it doesnt have disk brakes it sucks? I dont feel I have the need for disk brakes, so why spend extra money?
I think he was being a smart arse, but i think he was the kid who wanted to upgrade his rig for 11 bucks or something...
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Yeah I guess rim brakes dont look cool enough for him.
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Yeah I guess rim brakes dont look cool enough for him.
don't get me wrong...I REALLY like my hayes hydros, but if someone didn't have discs I wouldn't look down on them....my mountain mutated road bike will not have discs...well it might, but I doubt it.
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well sure if I had the funds I would go for some disks but with school, every dollar I spend needs to be clearly justified. I can buy a lot of beer...or books with the extra money I save from not having disks.
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holy crap, folks... you missed the joke... read again Rim B-A-K-E-S... the person who did the auction left the R out of "BRAKES". Hence, he was saying "bakes must be better than brakes" being a smarta$$.

It's an FSR-100 RIM BAKE! I wonder if that's something like a clam bake but with rims instead?
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I did miss it....
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you and the other guy both missed it. He put it in quotes so that it would be noticeable. I guess it just flew over your head
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yes I missed it too.
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You guys! Geez, I'm glad Cryo finally noticed the joke!

I thought it was funny that the auction advertised the bike's "Rim Bakes" in giant bold text. No, I have nothing against rim brakes....I was hoping someone could share a laugh at this!
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just so used to seeing rim brakes that rim bakes went right over my head...kinda like that cambridge study thing.
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