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    Need help choosing new FS frame!

    Greetings community!
    Short incoming data:
    I have Cube Attention 29" hardtail. Upgrade almost all to XT, set Manitou Tower Expert fork, and now wanna try FS frame.
    I want to buy chinese carbon, new version with 142x12 rear axle, it's carbon, lightweight, black, 142x12, rear PM, FD DM mount, but it's from China, so there's no warranty if something happens. Price 750$ without shock.
    Here it is:
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    And now in local stores i've found frame with 50% discount - Merida Big Ninety-Nine XT-M.
    Need help choosing new FS frame!-1.jpgIt's alloy, white, but also 142x12, PD, FD DM, and DT rear axle and DT M212 38 ABS rear shock comes in handy! And only for 650$! With 5 years warranty!
    What should i do now!?

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    I've broken two frames in the past four years.

    Get the warranty.

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    Why not check out Titus, the FTM carbon frame with rear shock for $799. What a deal.
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    Thanks for replies.
    I've buyed Merida. Can buy Titus too, but no axle, no post moun, no direct mount... Don't like at all.
    Last edited by Dimon Hell; 09-10-2013 at 02:38 AM.

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    Need help choosing new FS frame!

    Quote Originally Posted by Dimon Hell View Post
    Thanks for replies.
    I've buyed Merida. Can buy Titus too, but no axlem no post moun, no direct mount... Don't like at all.
    Good you bought it. I don't know anything about Merida except for some reviews I could find online.

    Suspension design is the heart if any FS so choose the reputable ones. I will not choose other gimmicks over suspension design. As 142x12, front der direct mount and post mount rear are good offering but not even close to convince me to choose one design over the other unless they are both as good.


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    Well, it's some kind a EU brandname, so it's not really popular in US.
    About FS desing to choose - it's my first FS frame, and it was selled with 50% discount, with DT axle and DT rear shock with remote. I think it was good offer to try out!
    Anyway - when bike will be complete - i'll show it out!

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