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Old 05-10-22, 09:11 AM
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What in your opinion is the better buy?
trek roscoe 7 or Giant Fathom 2 -29er?

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Old 05-10-22, 01:15 PM
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dunno, but whatever you get, I'll be jealous! ;-)
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Old 05-10-22, 01:26 PM
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Looks like the Trek has a little but slacker head tube, allows for a little more stability at speed and through chunky stuff.


Although neither are 29" Which would probably be best for a hard tail, the larger tires do help with smoothing out the trails, down side is they aren't quite as playful.


Would also look at the gently used market & see if you can find a better deal on something like a Kona Honzo or Santa Cruz Chameleon. From a depreciation standpoint both of those tend to keep their values quite well year over year.

a Canyon Stoic 4 might also fit the bill

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Old 05-10-22, 04:57 PM
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Old 05-10-22, 08:09 PM
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The Trek seems like a much better entry level bike not really a big Trek fan but looking at the specs and the bike overall it looks better : )

If you could swing it https://www.specialized.com/us/en/ch...=291528-184105. SLX and nicer brakes than both and I think one of the nicer alloy frames in the industry.
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