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    Whyte E-120 or Santa Cruz Blur XC carbon?

    Moving to the USA in june and have been looking at getting a Blur XC carbon to replace my Whyte E-120 (looking for a more XC feel) Should i hold on to the Whyte and sell in the USA or sell the Whyte in the UK and take the cash to the US? Or, just keep the E-120? Is the Whyte too 'niche' for the US to be saleable?

    Any opinions considered!

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    Not familiar with Whyte, but would think it would be a hard sell. Where are you going to be in the US? Might be worthwhile to keep it as a more specific, aggressive AM bike.

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    Fort Worth, Texas. That's my thought to be honest (difficult to sell) I may just save for the Blur anyway! the Whyte is (carbon) lovely and superb for AM riding/trail centres. But i've always wanted a Santa Cruz...

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    Eek - Flat (generally) in that part of Texas. Also hot & humid...Did/do a fair bit of work in the area - suggest looking at the TX forum, if you haven't already. I think there's decent AM riding in the hill country & Austin, but that's a haul...Blur will be fine - might actually want to consider an HT...

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    The Whyte bikes are basically Marin bikes in the state. Jon Whyte developed it. Whyte are very popular across the pond, especially in the UK. I would consider a carbon 29er HT for the FT Worth area. I brought my dually to visit my cousins there a few years ago and it was a bit overkill for some of the area there.

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    Cool, i might just roll with what i've got for now then!

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