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Old 07-12-05, 10:39 PM
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If anyone needs a particular shot, let me know.

The tires were changed at my request.
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Old 07-12-05, 10:40 PM
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It's entirely too shiny. Go get some dirt on it.

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Old 07-12-05, 10:42 PM
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It's entirely too shiny. Go get some dirt on it.

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There's a tiny bit in the chains. Will do though.
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Old 07-12-05, 10:54 PM
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i like the frame alot
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Old 07-12-05, 10:59 PM
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I have a few questions for you. Have you got specs for the Hardrock Sport? Does the sport come with discs? What about the comp and pro? Bike does look nice.
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Old 07-12-05, 11:07 PM
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What a beeeyewwwwteefull bike! Lucky you! Enjoy your new ride!!
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Old 07-12-05, 11:29 PM
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Looks cooler than the 05 one.

It's nice they decided to use sram shifters/derraileurs on it, they look better even if they work about the same.
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Old 07-13-05, 12:41 AM
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Originally Posted by sS-bEn
I have a few questions for you. Have you got specs for the Hardrock Sport? Does the sport come with discs? What about the comp and pro? Bike does look nice.
They didn't have the Comp and Pro at the bike shop. The sport comes with the Tektro V Brakes. I'll post the specs for you.

Frame Premium A1 Aluminum
Fork RST Gilla Plus-T-6, 100mm
Headset 1-1/8" Threadless, selaed ball retainer
Rims/Wheels Specialized HR26 made by Alex, 36h, double wall, CNC sidewalls
Hubs Joy-Tech, double-sealed
Spokes 20mm stainless-steel
Tires Enduro Sport, 26 x 2.2 wire bead *changed to Crossroad EX on mine
Crankset TruVativ X-Flow
Chainwheel 42/32/22
Bottom Bracket TruVativ Power Spline
Chain Shimano IG-31
Front Derailleur SRAM 3.0
Rear Derailleur SRAM SX-4
Shifters SRAM SX-4 Trigger
Handlebars Alloy, 38mm rise
Tape/Grips Specialized Enduro
Stem Specialized Mobius Alloy
Brake Levers Tektro RS-360
Brakes Tektro "V" linear spring
Pedals Dual sided, composite body, steel cage
Saddle Body Geometry Sport ATB
Seat Post Alloy micro-adjust
Seat Binder Alloy Collar with Quick Release
Accessories & Extras Chain stay protector, reflectors, clear coat

They changed the frame and graphics. Components are new SRAM 06' stuff with an updated RST fork. I'm barely getting into biking but from research on this website, I decided on the Hardrock. The bikeshop had the 05 and 06 next to each other and I noticed the saddle was changed as well. Price was raised ~$10 dollars as well, it was $360.
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A very nice bike, you have.
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Your bike looks sweet. It almost makes me wish I'd waited three more months to buy a bike. I like the look of the bike a lot more than my '05. I also like the SRAM stuff on your bike over the Acera stuff on mine.

Why did you switch tires?
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Old 07-13-05, 02:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Elisdad
Your bike looks sweet. It almost makes me wish I'd waited three more months to buy a bike. I like the look of the bike a lot more than my '05. I also like the SRAM stuff on your bike over the Acera stuff on mine.

Why did you switch tires?
Thanks for the compliments guys. I switched tires because these tires offer less rolling resistance for on road commutes while still having some knobs on the side for some off road excursions. The enduro knobbies make for a rough ride on road. The bike store did it free of charge.

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Nice BIKE!!!! I like the look of it better then the 05 hardrock forsure.
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Originally Posted by Daniel L
They didn't have the Comp and Pro at the bike shop. The sport comes with the Tektro V Brakes. I'll post the specs for you.

Frame Premium A1 Aluminum
Fork RST Gilla Plus-T-6, 100mm
Headset 1-1/8" Threadless, selaed ball retainer
Rims/Wheels Specialized HR26 made by Alex, 36h, double wall, CNC sidewalls
Hubs Joy-Tech, double-sealed
Spokes 20mm stainless-steel
Tires Enduro Sport, 26 x 2.2 wire bead *changed to Crossroad EX on mine
Crankset TruVativ X-Flow
Chainwheel 42/32/22
Bottom Bracket TruVativ Power Spline
Chain Shimano IG-31
Front Derailleur SRAM 3.0
Rear Derailleur SRAM SX-4
Shifters SRAM SX-4 Trigger
Handlebars Alloy, 38mm rise
Tape/Grips Specialized Enduro
Stem Specialized Mobius Alloy
Brake Levers Tektro RS-360
Brakes Tektro "V" linear spring
Pedals Dual sided, composite body, steel cage
Saddle Body Geometry Sport ATB
Seat Post Alloy micro-adjust
Seat Binder Alloy Collar with Quick Release
Accessories & Extras Chain stay protector, reflectors, clear coat

They changed the frame and graphics. Components are new SRAM 06' stuff with an updated RST fork. I'm barely getting into biking but from research on this website, I decided on the Hardrock. The bikeshop had the 05 and 06 next to each other and I noticed the saddle was changed as well. Price was raised ~$10 dollars as well, it was $360.
You'll have to give us a report on how this X-4 stuff performs. X-7 considered the cutoff for "quality" in the SRAM lines.

X-4 looks like an Alivio equivalent.

All things being said, having a 1:1 derailleur is still better. You can upgrade to X-7 grips or thumbies without having to replace the derailleur.
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Old 07-13-05, 10:32 PM
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Very Cool, I just Bought a 2005 bike, and the 2006 ones are already looking better. I guess thats normal though. Conrats on a pretty sweet ride there.
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Old 07-14-05, 01:27 PM
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Some of the specs I remember from the 06 Hardrock Pro...

Avid BB5 mechanicals
SRAM X-7 drivetrain (short cage rear)
9 Speed Cassette
Sun Single Track Rims!
Sweet black and white splatter paint job!
Truvativ cranks/splined BB
dual front chainrings with bashguard

It is one sweet looking bike!

Awesome specs and the price went up like ten bucks???!!!
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This is truly strange... I went to my LBS for a 'Zokes fender (not for me, but that's not the point) and I checked out the '06 Hardrock Sport and the drivetrain was all Shimano, no SRAM!
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Dude, clean your room! No, seriously - nice ride. I have bike envy.
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very nice. I like the look of the 05 frame better for some reason.
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Originally Posted by SFV Rider.
very nice. I like the look of the 05 frame better for some reason.
I think the '05 looks (and is?) stronger than the '06, but the '06 has a sort of slick look about it.
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I like my red 06 Hardrock..
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For 06, I think Specialized is using SRAM because Shimano has run out of non-rapid demise.

Good decision for Specialized. SRAM rocks!
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Love the collage.
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Love the collage.
Haha, you can thank my girlfriend for that one. Yes, the room is a mess but hey, the bikes are the things taking up the room.
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Originally Posted by Daniel L
They changed the frame and graphics. Components are new SRAM 06' stuff with an updated RST fork. I'm barely getting into biking but from research on this website, I decided on the Hardrock. The bikeshop had the 05 and 06 next to each other and I noticed the saddle was changed as well. Price was raised ~$10 dollars as well, it was $360.
$360 American?
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Originally Posted by Qwert
$360 American?
That sounds about right. In comparison, my '05 Hardrock Sport cost me $340 USD.
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