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    Specialized Turbo Levo FSR 6fattie VS Levo FSR COMP 6fattie

    Hello!

    Deciding between these 2 bikes , the price difference between them is about 900 euros.

    Is the COMP version worth the 900 euros more ?

    Can you notice the battery 460wh vs 504wh difference ?

    https://www.specialized.com/gb/en/me...=240240-128940

    https://www.specialized.com/gb/en/me...=240250-129060

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raikzz View Post
    Hello!

    Deciding between these 2 bikes , the price difference between them is about 900 euros.

    Is the COMP version worth the 900 euros more ?

    Can you notice the battery 460wh vs 504wh difference ?

    https://www.specialized.com/gb/en/me...=240240-128940

    https://www.specialized.com/gb/en/me...=240250-129060
    The more expensive bike gets you
    1. Dropper post
    2. Bigger battery (by 10%...will you notice this, maybe)
    3. Better fork...35 mm stanchions on the revelation vs 32 on the reba. Probably a big deal because these bikes are heavy.
    4. Better brakes (though I've never used level t brakes with 4 pistons, which the cheaper bike has on the front, I assume the guide RE's on the more expensive bike will be better overall). Probably want the guides because again the bike is heavy.
    5. GX vs NX derailleur, probably the least noticeable difference.

    So better brakes, fork, and a dropper post...probably worth the difference. Personally, I would want the parts on the more expensive bike. And if not all of them, at least the fork and brakes. If I was trying to save some money, I'd price out XT brakes (my preference) and better fork (probably a yari or pike), and consider selling off the stock Reba fork and Level T brakes from the cheaper version. Then see where I'm at price wise. It's probably easier to just buy the more expensive model.

    Ideally, if you could test ride both and see how much difference the fork, brakes, and dropper matter to you, you'll be much better equipped to decide.

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    Definitely go for the comp. I don't know your weight but that bike is heavy and you want the better fork. You can also check out the thread for the Levo in the Specialized forum on MTBR.

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    Agreed if you ride hard at all get the comp. The fork is junk on the base. I did just get the base model for the wife. I upgraded my revelation fork so i had that to kick down and had extra guide brakes to give her also. The battery shouldn't be an issue since she's much lighter than me so she should get more range even with the smaller battery. The comp is a complete bike where the base you need to upgrade a couple pieces to came it an overall package.

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    I got the wife the same bike as mine so I had spare parts available or I could ride hers if mine was in the shop. She rides a medium men's which is small for me but I can jack the seat and make it work.

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    Well i'm quite light , about 68kg.
    But seems like the COMP is worth the 900 euros , because eventually you are going to spend that 900 nevertheless

    I can't find any info about 4-piston SRAM Level, that must be a typo in Specialized spec sheet ?

    Unfortunately we don't have a testride option in our country

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    Well that's that, decided to order the red COMP version , arriving beginning of May , can't wait !

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    Quote Originally Posted by Giant Warp View Post
    I got the wife the same bike as mine so I had spare parts available or I could ride hers if mine was in the shop. She rides a medium men's which is small for me but I can jack the seat and make it work.
    Unless you have spare parts laying around yes the comp is worth it. The brakes are ok not great after taking it out last night. Will be bolting up the guides I've got on stand by.

    As I suspected the smaller battery is fine as the wife used less % even with the smaller battery. We did a huge climb and hers was faster since she weighs about 50lbs less.

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