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  1. #1
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    Apr 2012

    Sell my 03 Tassajara GS for Costco Northfork XCR?

    I got a used 03 Tassajara recently for $200. Only things needed changing was the front tube. The shifter seems out of tune as well since I need to push it waaaaay back just to change a gear...that or I have short thumbs. Am thinking of selling it for same price or lower and getting one from Costco instead. It's got disc brakes, nice Velo seat. I am a newbie so I don't know the pros and cons of either. I only intend to ride in the trails now and then once per month. All I see is that one is a really old model and another is new. Anyway,what do you guys think?

    Northrock XC6 specs:

    MSRP $330
    Aluminum lightweight frame for stiffness and durability
    WTB shock absorbing saddle with high-set padding for maximum comfort
    SHIMANO true and proven Altus shifters with integrated brake levers for performance and reliability
    TEKTRO disc brakes for reliable, ultimate stopping
    SR Suntour XCT front suspension, preload 80mm to handle unpredictable terrain
    WTB 26x2.1 Moto Raptor tires for superior climbing, braking, and cornering
    Alloy lightweight rustproof rims with 14g stainless steel spokes
    SHIMANO crank for performance and durability
    SHIMANO ACERA drivetrain with 24 speeds allow you to effortlessly tackle any terrain
    KMC lightweight chain for superior strength and durability
    Rustproof clear-coat finish for a lasting luster

    Tassajara Specs:

    Bicycle Type Mountain bike, front suspension
    MSRP (new) $619.99
    Weight Unspecified
    Sizes 13", 15.5", 17.5"
    Colors Silver Metallic/Light Blue Metallic
    Item ID 91894

    Frame & Fork
    Frame Construction TIG-welded
    Frame Tubing Material Aluminum
    Fork Brand & Model Rock Shox Pilot XC, 80mm travel
    Fork Material Aluminum/magnesium, single crown
    Rear Shock Not applicable

    Component Group Mountain Mix
    Brakeset Aluminum linear-pull brakes, aluminum linear-pull, short reach levers
    Shift Levers Shimano Deore Rapidfire
    Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
    Rear Derailleur Shimano Deore SGS
    Crankset Shimano FC-M440, 22/32/44 teeth
    Pedals Aluminum platform
    Bottom Bracket Shimano BB-LP28
    BB Shell Width Unspecified
    Rear Cogs 9-speed, 11 - 34 teeth
    Chain Shimano CN-HG53, 1/2 x 3/32"
    Seatpost Bontrager Sport
    Saddle Titec Nixi Women's
    Handlebar Bontrager Crowbar Sport
    Handlebar Extensions Not included
    Handlebar Stem Bontrager Sport
    Headset 1 1/8" threadless aluminum threadless

    Hubs Aluminum, Q/R
    Rims Bontrager Corvair, 32-hole
    Tires 26 x 2.10" IRC Mythos XC
    Spoke Brand Stainless steel, 14ga. (2.0mm) straight gauge
    Spoke Nipples Brass nipples
    Last edited by runnyeggsham; 04-22-2012 at 12:12 PM.

  2. #2
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    May 2011
    I own the Northrock XC6, great bike for the price! Look at the Northrock specs and compare, not to mention the frame is the real-deal. I was so impressed with the Northrock XC6, I have been trying to purchase their new urban bike in green, unfortunately every location was sold out. Let me know if anyone spots the urban bike. It is also worth joining Northrock's email, they send helpful tips and video guides. Checkout their videos:
    Northrock Bike - Shop Talk

    If you have any questions on the bike let me know.

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