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    Epiphany or Truth ?

    I need your help


    thanks ,

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    Well, what type of riding do you do?
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    trails , pavement , streets and some sprint adventure races

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfgelpi
    trails , pavement , streets and some sprint adventure races
    The Epiphany is out. The Truth is probably overkill too. You're describing the type of riding more suitable for a hard tail to be honest with you. Depending how much dirt your on I might even venture to suggest a cyclocross bike.
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    Sounds like you need two bikes. Perhaps a Hardtail/urban bike and a 4-5 inch travel trail/endurance race bike.

    Epi would be good for the trail/endurance part. And if they still make the specialist then get that for the concrete jungle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TIMBERRR
    Sounds like you need two bikes. Perhaps a Hardtail/urban bike and a 4-5 inch travel trail/endurance race bike.

    Epi would be good for the trail/endurance part. And if they still make the specialist then get that for the concrete jungle.
    If i buy a EPIPHANY and a Specialized EPIC ? sounds good ?

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    Ellsworth sells a bike called the Specialist. NOT SPECIALIZED!! It is a urban/street/DJ bike.

    Unless, when you are refering to street you mean a road bike. Look at the scant then.


    Check the smellsworth site for details.

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    Epi

    If you are choosing between the Truth and Epi, I would probably lean towards the Epi. The bikes are both fantastic. The Truth is a little lighter. But, unless you were doing a lot of cross country races, the Epi will probably be more fun all-around.
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    Smile

    WHAT about the 2008 Fuel EX 9.5 or Epic S works carbon ? Do you like these bikes ?

    thanks again ,

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    Both bikes (Fuel EX 9.5 and Epic S-works carbon) are very nice. I haven't ridden either. The Fuel has 120mm travel and the Epic has 100mm travel. If you are leaning toward cross country riding / racing, I'm sure either would be very nice. But, for that much money, I'd rather have an Ellsworth / Titus / Ventana / etc..

    You are looking at some very different bikes. You need to figure out what type of riding you really want to do, and then which bike will best meet those needs (assuming you are only getting one bike). Lastly, you should test ride as many bikes as you can. The way a bike feels on your test ride is more important than any opinions you may find on mtbr.

    Good luck.
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