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Offline FACTORe

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I am thinking this might be a decent trail bike - have any of you had any experience with this bike?

http://www.scott-sports.com/gb_en/product/10040/55509/217950

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Scott makes a good bike, nuff said, get it.

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I was looking at the bikes direct bikes but they NEVER have my size - I can get a Scott for a killer deal from a LBS - I am planning on doing a lot of my recovery and longer tempo rides on the dirt this year to break up the boredom of riding the SCT 4 times a week

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It claims to be the lightest carbon 29er hardtail in the world? I thought the Niner air 9 carbon beat everyone by far? There's a few guys with sub 13 lb carbon 29er bikes.

It looks nice but what about price?

Most bike shops can wheel and deal like a car dealership on last years models and in stock items. I even got my Stumpy 29er hardtail $500 off and I had to special order it. ;)

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2011 model and over $500 off = bike shop wants to stay a teir 1 Scott dealer so they are selling a selling a select few at a certain price to increase the number of Scott bikes they sell.

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Why is this post titled not wanting a race bike then you post a race bike :o Looks like a great race errrr trail bike I would pull the trigger if the LBS is giving you a deal.

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everyone needs a $3000 29er hard tail to putt putt around on... Geez Scott.

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what if it was <2k

the only thing stopping me is it is carbon and I crash sometimes

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what if it was <2k

the only thing stopping me is it is carbon and I crash sometimes
Carbon is VERY durable as a frame material, that is a sweet ride for less than 2G's

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Cracked a rib and beat myself up on a Carbon listen to Scott again he is usually right

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Scott is the man when it comes to protecting a carbon frame. Just walk all the rocky parts ;)

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Scott is the man when it comes to protecting a carbon frame. Just walk all the rocky parts ;)
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DOH!
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maybe I should just get a walmart bike

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maybe I should just get a walmart bike

they do have a Nice 29er.. ;)

 

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