View Poll Results: Scirocco vs Stiffee

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  • Banshee Scirocco

    6 46.15%
  • Cove Stiffee FR

    7 53.85%
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    Stiffee FR vs Scirocco

    These are the final two frames to decide from for my summer build. Both are exactly what Im looking for, a perfect mix of FR + XC. The only downside of the Siffee is there are no Cove dealers physically in the US. There is a Banshee dealer about 40 minutes from me so in the next few weeks Ill be taking a look at their Scirocco frames. Hopefully they have an 04 on sale.

    So, which would you get the Scirocco or the Stiffee?

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    i say cove stiffie FR..... i get a stiffie just looking at it.
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    vewry easy choice...Banshee dealer about 40 minutes
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    Yeah, thats what makes the Scirocco a much easier choice. Screw, Im gonna drive up tomorrow and see what they have. Doesnt look like it has rim brake support which kinda sucks because I just got a pair of Avid Arch Rivals
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    definently scirocco

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    Get avid mechs off of pricepoint.com for 69 per wheel

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    Damn, lbs here is selling a Komodo FX with a Z1 FR for only $650! XT kit + Hayes discs. Sounds tempting!

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    Scirocco

    Super nice riding bike, versitile, good mix of light and strong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoeneous
    Damn, lbs here is selling a Komodo FX with a Z1 FR for only $650! XT kit + Hayes discs. Sounds tempting!
    Don't do it.

    Get the Stiffee or the Scirocco. I rode a Stiffee FR for awhile and liked it alot

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    Quote Originally Posted by s1ngletrack
    Don't do it.
    Why not?

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    Quote Originally Posted by phoeneous
    Why not?
    I've always just been of the opinion that it's better to build up a solid frame nicely over time than it is to compromise on the frame in the beginning simply for the sake of buying a bike complete. This arguement assumes that you would be building up the Banshee or the Cove with better parts than would be spec'd on a $650 Komodo though.

    It's just kind of like setting out to (re)build an old GTO and scrapping the plan for a PT Cruiser because it , too, looks retro and it will provide more immediate gratification.

    My .02

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