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07-28-05, 07:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,693
Posted By Marvin

I am a Store Manager of a Retail store and can...

I am a Store Manager of a Retail store and can tell you the bike shop would not have a chance in hell of winning in small claims court. I do not care how long it has been, you ordered something from...
07-23-05, 09:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,490
Posted By Marvin

You guys are funny, who cares where the bike...

You guys are funny, who cares where the bike comes from, we are on this site because we have a common interest in Mountain Biking. IMO, the rider makes the bike, not the other way around. This bike...
07-23-05, 04:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 8,490
Posted By Marvin

I just bought the same bike, for the money you...

I just bought the same bike, for the money you can not even come close to the same components at the LBS. I did not have a spending limit, but this is also my first mountain bike, therfore, I...
07-13-05, 11:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

Looks like I may be getting a Superlight, only...

Looks like I may be getting a Superlight, only problem is I can not test ride because none of the shops stock them, they just order them on a case by case basis.
07-13-05, 11:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By Marvin

Good advice, I have already been their twice and...

Good advice, I have already been their twice and plan on going a couple more times to find out what else I will need and to solidify my decision.
Thanks
07-13-05, 07:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By Marvin

I do notice some shops have bikes already...

I do notice some shops have bikes already discounted and others have MSRP on all bikes, therefore, some negotiation should be acceptable for stores that show MSRP. I will pay MSRP and go for some...
07-13-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By Marvin

If you read my initial statement, I said I know...

If you read my initial statement, I said I know they have to make money and I am not saying they shouldn't. Anyway, some of you must own shops to get that defensive. For what it is worth, I run a...
07-13-05, 12:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

I am about 215, but that is not my usual weight. ...

I am about 215, but that is not my usual weight. I hurt my shoulder and can not Weight-Lift anymore so I gained weight. I will drop down to 190-195 quickly once I start to get in shape. What about...
07-13-05, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,201
Posted By Marvin

What is the Mark-Up on bikes and how much can you negotiate?????????

I am looking into a Santa Cruz Superlight at this time. None of the 3 shops that carry SC in my area have one in stock. If I order one should I negotiate price? Should I just ask for free...
07-13-05, 11:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

I have looked at Kona, Specialized, and Rocky...

I have looked at Kona, Specialized, and Rocky Mountain and none seem to have everything the Superlight has for the price. It also helps that the LBS that carries Santa Cruz is the closest and it...
07-13-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

Thanks for the quick response, I have been...

Thanks for the quick response, I have been looking and as far as the old technology, no one that owns or has owned one seems to complain and it will have a lot less maintenance and less chance of...
07-13-05, 10:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

Also, what I figured is down the road I could add...

Also, what I figured is down the road I could add the fifth element to stop some of the Bob that is know in the Superlight. This is my first Real Mountain Bike, I have ahd road bikes and generic...
07-13-05, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Marvin

Santa Cruz Blur vs. Superlight

I did a search and every thing I read mention a $300 price difference. Where is that coming from? As far as I can see it is more like $880-1000 diference. Anyway, I am looking to spend under $2000...
07-13-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,900
Posted By Marvin

Tell your Dad to look at Santa Cruz Superlight, I...

Tell your Dad to look at Santa Cruz Superlight, I am in the same price range and may strech for one of those.
07-11-05, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Marvin

Thanks for the thread, sounds like you were in...

Thanks for the thread, sounds like you were in the same boat I am in now, I could not tell between XC and all-mountain. It appears xc will be fine for me. What exact bike did you end up getting and...
07-11-05, 07:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Marvin

What was your deciding factor to get the FSR XC...

What was your deciding factor to get the FSR XC COMP over the Stumpjumper, was it just the FSR? What is the difference between XC trails and the rest of the trails?
07-11-05, 06:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Marvin

FSR XC, FSR XC COMP, Stumpjumper HT, or Rockhopper Pro Disc??????

All in my price range, but can not decide which would fit my projected riding habit. I will definately be riding trails hard, but do not see myself going into any type of competition or anything. ...
07-11-05, 05:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Marvin

Thanks, those helped.

Thanks, those helped.
07-11-05, 05:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By Marvin

Difference between XC term and "ALL MOUNTAIN"?

What riding syle would be considered "ALL MOUNTAIN" and what would be XC?
I am new to this and a search for xc or all mountain brought up almost every post out there.
Thanks
07-11-05, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Marvin

I did not think 215 was that heavy, but like I...

I did not think 215 was that heavy, but like I said my weight will not be their long. I usually weigh in around 195, sometimes less, but that is getting to skinny for me. I went to the LBS today...
07-10-05, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 449
Posted By Marvin

Iron Horse Sinister Race Dual Susp. on Amazon.com????????

Anyone know anything about this bike? Says MSRP is $1179 and they are selling for $699. I do not race or anything, just looking for a nice bike for a decent price.
Thanks
07-10-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By Marvin

What Type Bike Matches my Needs???????

I know this has been asked a million times, but a search gives me a bunch of replies that are different from my needs. I have not ridden in years, but used to ride all the time when I was younger. ...
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