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    Scott genius 730

    Hey I am looking to buy this bike what are your thoughts?

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    I personally don't care for propriety suspension parts. That is my thought.

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    the shock is a firmer tune and oriented more for xc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by stephanmoll View Post
    Hey I am looking to buy this bike what are your thoughts?
    Dirt did a review on the Genius 720 a few months ago and their opinion of it was... well it wasn't flattering.

    They didn't like the geometry (too steep, too much rider weight forward as opposed to sitting in the middle of the bike).
    They didn't like the suspension (too soft at the front, too firm at the back even in 'open').
    Also it was nearly 32lb (against a claimed 28), so not even lightweight either.

    The 730 is the same geometry and suspension, just with heavier parts, so it won't be a lightweight bike!

    Dirt are pretty honest about the bikes they review, but even for them it seemed to get a proper slating. If you can get a demo ride on one then go for it, it might be a lovely bike, but I wouldn't buy one blind (or any bike for that matter).

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    If this bike peaks your interest, get a jekyll. . .

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    Thanks allot goin to see other options then...... any sugestions

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