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    Goblin or Hobgoblin, that is the question?

    Since both are XC bikes, if you had your choice....which would you pick and why?

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    and the Teen Angels?

    I would really like to try a Hobgoblin. I have a 29er hardtail and would just like to see what the full suspension ride is like for more than just a quick test ride.

    Both are quality bikes with good specs. Couldn't go wrong with either.

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    I own a Goblin and have done a couple of test rides on the HobGoblin. They're both great bikes in their own way. If I did longer rides I would definitely pick up a HobGoblin.

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    I got a Seeker (Goblin Frame). I love it. Don't regret the purchase.

    If I had the budget, I probably would've wound up with a Hobgoblin, based mainly on the types of trails available to me. That said, I don't feel like the Seeker is holding me back in any way, shape, or form.

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    I'm trying to decide on which one to go with. I think a Goblin would be good for about 80% of the places I go, but on the occasion I go somewhere more technical (short drops and rocky trails) I might like to have the full suspension. I'm thinking if I want to run it like a hardtail I could lock out the rear shock right?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jeffharris1us View Post
    and the Teen Angels?
    good memory....loved the show

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    Quote Originally Posted by Captain Caveman View Post
    good memory....loved the show
    I'm old enough to remember watching that on Saturday mornings.

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    Yes you can lock the rear shock. I have a Guardian and wish I would have gone HobGoblin first. The riding I have been doing is do able on the HT but would be more comfy and controlled with a FS
    2 Hands Working Do More Than 1000 Hands Praying

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    if you are 280 is a HobGoblin frame and shock going to hold?

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    Goblin or Hobgoblin, that is the question?

    I'm a Cannondale guy snooping around in here getting info on options for Christmas bikes for my two nephews .... Probably matching Seekers .

    I ride two very similar Cannondale bikes, set up almost identically, a hard tail F-29 and a full-sus Scalpel.

    Heart says hard tail .... And the heart wants what the heat wants .... But if I had to go with just one bike, it would be the full suspension Scalpel, no question. It might not be faster in the parking lot, but is faster on the trail, and funner.

    See you out there.

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