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Old 01-07-13, 05:46 AM
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2008 Ironhorse sunday world cup vs 2012 giant glory 2

Hey guys. I have been Downhilling a bit now and i am looking into buying a full suspension bike. I know that with a budget of $2000 my options are limited but i have found 2 bikes that i am interested in. A 2012 Giant glory 2 and a 2008 Ironhorse sunday world cup. The glory is 100% stock but the iron horse has a fair few aftermarket parts.

So what im asking here would be what would be the better bike?
Because the iron horse is not %100 stock here is a link to all of its specs.
http://www.rotorburn.com/forums/show...ium-(17-quot-)

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Old 01-07-13, 06:39 AM
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Glory, newer frame.
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Glory. As Dan said, newer frame/geo, Maestro susp is every bit as good as, if not better than, the DW Link and can easily be pushed into the sub-40 lb. range with very little effort. A couple guys on my shop's team have run Glories for a couple seasons now without any issues at all and they have performed well for them. Sundays had rashes of cracked rear ends and such that was a pain but easily dealt with when Iron Horse was viable and in a position to warranty them; but guys wanting to keep them alive now are scrambling for scarce spares. I'd stay away from that one, given the better choice.
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That Sunday is pretty nice, but ide still spring for the Glory.
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the glory is a few hundred cheaper. Thanks for this help guys.
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