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Old 01-05-11, 04:52 PM   #1
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Need final advise - down to the wire on two bikes

I'm pretty much down to dropping the credit card info on one of two bikes.

Specialized Rockhopper LTD 29er (stock)

or having a custom rig built.

Vassago Bandersnatch frame
X7 rear derailleur and X7 shifter (1x10 setup)
FSA XC-290 wheelset
Paul components Chain guide
Rockshox Recon RLT 29er
Cane Creek headset
Truvativ 32t 175m crank
Avid Elixer 3 160mms
WTB rocket seat

Both met the bill for what I'm looking to do, but that Vassago looks like it'll be a sick build.

Opinions, lulz, other anecdotal information?

Thanks in advance
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Personally I find a custom is worth a bit more to the person that uses that item. Be it a Computer or a Bike. I build my own but I could buy a stock. I prefer the custom. I build computers not bikes yet.
Buy the components, as you know what your looking for rather than what a company put together.
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