Not sure how I got started on it, but I happened to see the fantastic prices JensonUSA is offering on the BMC Trailfox frame, found a lot of good info here, and now I'm lusting after one. Don't really need a new frame, let alone a FS, but I have been wanting to get out of my XC rut and have always dreamed of owning a FS bike...
Here's the question: do I go with the '07 or the '08 frame? Jenson has the '07 frame for $549+$29 shipping. Based on what I've read, I think that it has a 71-degree headtube angle and I know that it has a RockShox Ario 2.2 shock. Adrenaline has the '08 frame for $599+$49 shipping. BMC's website says it has a 69-degree headtube angle and a DT Swiss XM180 shock. I'll transfer my RockShox Revelation 426 fork (100-130mm U-turn) and other components over to the new frame.
Can anyone confirm the headtube angles? How much of a difference will the 2-degree change make? I hate squirrelly bikes! The '08 seems like the best choice, even if it is $70 more, but I think the black/white '07 looks quite a bit better. Will I notice a big difference between the '07 and '08?
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