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    Specialized Camber Comp 29er or Trek Fuel EX 7?

    I'm looking into replacing my 10 year old hardtail bike with either a 2018 Specialized Camber Comp or 2018 Trek Fuel EX 7.

    Any recommendations?

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    I just choose the ex8 after renting the specialized and trek bikes. The Trek has a more sophisticated and mechanically sound rear suspension system and abp mitigation. The specialized is a nice bike, but it's no match for the fuel ex.

    The trek may have a dropper post as well, and the reaktiv shock in the rear is the real deal.

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    Trek anyday

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    Quote Originally Posted by @Ride@ View Post
    I knew someone was going to link to this.

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    I cannot speak for the Trek, but the Camber Comp 29 is likely going to be updated in a year or two. It's the last bike in Specialized's lineup to have a 12x142 rear end. I would hold out for it a while.

    Also, the rear shock uses a proprietary mounting system so you're pretty limited in terms of choice unless you're willing to buy an aftermarket yoke. With that said, the fox that's on there felt excellent to me and I wouldn't bother trying to change it.

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