Old 10-24-05, 09:23 PM
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Originally Posted by NoF3ar
To be honest with you, If I had a place around where I live that sold specialized I would have gone with a rockhopper too. But all they carry at performance and other lbs' are giant, trek, iron horse. =/
Actually, my choice was the rental Trek 6500. But your comment made me stop and think about the components on this bike and realize, they were not the components advertised by Trek. I don't think those downgrades would have seriously affected the bikes performance, but it just turned me off.
When your looking at a new bike, it's hard to see the flaws through the stars in your eyes. That's why I posted here. The responses caused me to focus.
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