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Old 04-27-15, 08:14 PM
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Need Help ASAP About Picking One of These Mountain Bikes

Hello Everyone,

I am replacing a 14 year old GT Mountain Bike and I am in the market for a new one. I have chosen two mountain bikes, but I need help deciding which one is best. I am choosing a bike that can be used on the road (Typically ride 10-20 miles at a time), dirt trails, and occasionally on the mountains in Western Maryland. Listed below are the bikes:

-Giant XTC 27.5 2 2014-$1360- - https://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-us...specifications

-Scott Scale 760 2015 -$1499- SCOTT Sports - SCOTT Scale 760 Bike
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Old 04-27-15, 10:36 PM
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Spec wise they are more or less the same other than the forks. The Recon Gold on the Giant is a better fork than the XC 30 on the Scott. Now for the ridding you are doing I don't know if you will notice the difference but the Giant is also cheaper.
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I agree with Canker; I would buy the Giant... unless the shop also has a leftover 2014 Trance 3 in your size. If that were the case, I'd negotiate for it instead.
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I ride a Scott, I like the Scott paint job better, Get that one

I have that XC 30 fork,, no complaints at all..
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