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Old 05-01-07, 04:51 PM
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New Mtn Bike

Hi. I'm 15 years old, and I'm looking into getting a better mountain bike than what I have now. I have an OK Schwinn, but it has really taken a beating, and it is getting a little small for me. I can't really afford anything over $500, so I was looking at the Specialized Hardrock Sport Disc.
How is the Hardrock Sport Disc different from the Hardrock Comp Disc? Is the Hardrock a good bike? I do trail riding (rocky trails), and around town, and ride every day, but no trick stuff. How will this bike hold up? How are the components?
Can anyone recommend a bike that may be better than the Hardrock for my price range?
Would I be better off getting the Hardrock Sport Disc, or the Rockhopper (without discs)?

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Old 05-01-07, 05:15 PM
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Please read this http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=67259
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Old 05-01-07, 05:38 PM
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Yep, I already read it. Basically I'd just like to know if the hardrock sport disc is the right bike for my mission, or if the rockhopper w/o discs would be better.
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Look into the 2007 Giant Yukon. It has SR Suntour 100mm shocks, Tektro disc brakes, Aluminum Frame, Shimano Deore Rear Derraileur for only $470.
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