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    Help choosing 1st MTB!

    I need help deciding which one of these 2 bikes to get for my first MTB. I've made the decision to go with an Airborne based purely on their unbeatable value and the components selection just can't be beat in the price range. Plus they seem like a cool smaller company that listens to there customers that I'd like to support. I'm not new to biking, used to race BMX way back in the day (I'm 41 now). I'm thinking I'll be doing some XC & Trail riding, semi aggressive, but nothing crazy. I'm stuck with what I'm sure is a pretty normal question which is getting a more trail HT or going XC FS. Both these bikes seem like they'd be awesome to ride and $1800 is the max I can afford. Help sway me in a direction. I could go either way at this point. Here are the bikes I'm looking at:

    Airborne Bicycles. HobGoblin
    Airborne Bicycles. Goblin Evolution

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    Dec 2003
    The Hob will be easier on your body, spec wise they are very close and if you don't see changing bikes in the near future go with the FS.

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