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  1. #1
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    Which one from these two should I get ?

    Hey guys,
    I'm getting my first mountain bikes and I got offered good deals for 2 models, could you point me to the better one ?

    The price difference isn't that big, but I can't even tell if there's a difference between these 2 models :

    izes: XXS, XS, S, M, L, XL
    Frame: Hydroformed & Butted Speed Metalル Aluminum (TT/DT) Frame, w/ Triple Triangleル, Replaceable Derailleur Hanger, Disc Brake Mounts, and Zerostack 1 1/8" Head Tube, 27.5 Design
    Fork: SR Suntour XCR 32 RL DS w/ 100mm Travel, Magnesium Lowers, 32mm Cr-mo Steel Uppers, w/ Post Mount Disc Brake, W/ Remote Lockout, W/Rebound Adjust, For 27.5
    Chain: KMC X10
    Crank: FSA Alpha Drive 42/32/24T
    Bottom Bracket: Tange Sealed
    Pedals: GT Slim Line Flat Pedal, Cast Alloy
    Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore FD-M610
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano Deore Shadow, RD-M610-SGS
    Shifters: Shimano Deore, SL-M610
    Cog Set: Sunrace CS-MS1, 11-36T, 10-Speed
    Rims: All Terra Double Wall, 32H 27.5, disc specific
    Tires: Schwalbe Rapid Rob 27.5X2.25" with K-Guard
    Hubs: All Terra Alloy Cassette Disc, W/ Quick Release, Center Lock
    Spokes: 14G Stainless
    Nipples: Brass
    Brake: Shimano BR-M355, Hydraulic Disc, W/ 160mm Rotor SM-RT30
    Brake Levers: Shimano Hydraulic Disc Brake Lever
    Handlebar: All Terra Riser, Butted, 710mm Width, 15mm Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
    Stem: All Terra 1 1/8" Threadless, 3D Forged, 4-Bolt W/ CNC Face Plate, 6ᄚ Rise, 31.8mm Clamp
    Grips: GT Statement
    Headset: Kore 1B-1 1 1/8" Threadless, Zerostack
    Saddle: WTB Silverado Sport
    Seat Post: All Terra Alloy Micro-Adjust, 30.9mm
    Seat Clamp: All Terra Alloy QR

    Merida BIG 7 20
    FORK Suntour XCM 100mm travel with lockout
    DERAILLEUR Shimano M190 / Acera-X
    SHIFTERS Shimano EZ fire
    BRAKE LEVER attached
    BRAKES Promax MTD Mechanical disc brakes - 160mm rotors
    CHAINWHEEL Shimano M131 42-34-24
    BBSET Cartridge Bearing
    CHAIN Chain 8s
    HUBS Alloy quick release
    RIM Merida Big 7 D
    FREEWHEEL Sunrace CS8 11-32
    TIRES Merida 2.1"
    SPOKES Silver stainless
    HANDLEBAR STEM Merida Comp - oversize clamp - 6 degree
    HANDLEBAR Merida Pro oversize clamp - 680mm wide - 15mm rise
    HEADSET EGG steel-B
    SEAT POST Merida Speed
    SADDLE Merida Sport 5
    PEDAL XC Alloy


  2. #2
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    GT, much better components

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    GT has 3x10, the other 3x8. I'd take the GT on JUST that but there's other stuff too.

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    Thanks guy , bought it

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    the pedals will probably suck. i have these, love them, esp for the price ($20). no bearings to mess with, theyre light, comfy, solid and grip good. ive had mine for like 2 years. theyre all beat up but perform like new

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    That's a great tip ^^

    I got my bikes now and thinking how to customize it, need some fenders too.

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    get this fender

    MarshGuard Plus Fork Fender

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