Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    mtbr member
    Reputation:
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Posts
    3

    Help me chose, Ibex Alpine 550 or 650? (2008 models)

    Hi all,
    I was wondering what you think of the specs between the two bikes? I am new here and I have narrowed it down to either the IBEX Alpine 550, the 650, or a woodstock 505. Your opinions and recommendations are greatly appreciated.
    please see my other post here : Ibex Alpine (550 or 650 ) OR Woodstock 505 Bike?
    Thanks for your help!

  2. #2
    mtbr member
    Reputation: big_mountain_biker's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    1,245
    Quote Originally Posted by garcon333
    Hi all,
    I was wondering what you think of the specs between the two bikes? I am new here and I have narrowed it down to either the IBEX Alpine 550, the 650, or a woodstock 505. Your opinions and recommendations are greatly appreciated.
    please see my other post here : Ibex Alpine (550 or 650 ) OR Woodstock 505 Bike?
    Thanks for your help!
    The Ibexes are 2008 models so they will come with 2008 components, the Woodstock is a 2007 with 2007 components. That is going to make a pretty big difference.

    The Alpine 650 is also cheaper right now with the pre-sale price.

  3. #3
    Cuánto pesa?
    Reputation: Jake Pay's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    7,880
    [SIZE="4"]Alpine 550[/SIZE] Pre-Launch Special: [SIZE="3"]$499[/SIZE] (3x8 drivetrain)
    Frame: Double-Butted 6061 Aluminum
    Fork: Marzocchi MZ Race - 100mm - Lockout
    Shifters: SRAM X5 Triggers
    Front Derailleur: SRAM 3.0
    Rear Derailleur: SRAM X5
    Crankset: FSA Alpha Drive (42/32/22T)
    Bottom Bracket: FSA PowerDrive Splined Cartridge
    Cassette: Shimano HG40-8i (11-34T)
    Chain: KMC Z8
    Brakes: Hayes MX-4 Mechanical Disc Brakes
    Levers: Hayes HML
    Rims: WTB Speed Disc Double-Wall
    Hubs: Formula Disc
    Tires: WTB VelociRaptor - 26" x 2.10
    Headset: Aheadset STS-2K
    Handlebar: UNO Alloy - 25mm Rise x 640mm
    Stem: UNO 3D Forged Alloy
    Seatpost: UNO Micro adjust Alloy - 31.6mm dia.
    Saddle: WTB Pure V Race
    Pedals: Wellgo Platform w/ Toe-Clips

    [SIZE="2"]For $100 more you get from $200 to $300 in upgrades..........................................[/SIZE]
    [SIZE="4"]Alpine 650[/SIZE] Pre-Launch Special: [SIZE="3"]$599[/SIZE] (3x9 drivetrain)
    Frame: Double-Butted 6061 Aluminum
    Fork: Marzocchi MX Lockout - 100mm Better
    Shifters: Shimano Deore Rapidfire (SL-M530)
    Front Derailleur: Shimano Deore (FD-M530)
    Rear Derailleur: Shimano LX (RD-M581-SGS)
    Crankset: Shimano M442 Better
    Bottom-Bracket: Shimano Octalink (BB-ES25) Better
    Cassette: Shimano HG 50 9-spd (11-32T)
    Chain: KMC Z9200
    Brakes: Avid BB-5 Mechanical Discs Better
    Levers: Avid FR-5 Better
    Rims: WTB Speed Disc Double-Wall Alloy
    Hubs: Formula Disc
    Tires: WTB VelociRaptor - 26" x 2.10
    Headset: Aheadset STS-2K
    Handlebar: UNO Alloy - 25mm Rise x 640mm
    Stem: UNO 3D Forged Alloy
    Seatpost: UNO Micro adjust Alloy - 31.6mm dia.
    Saddle: WTB Pure V Race
    Pedals: Shimano M505 Clipless w/ Cleats Better

    Now with the drivetrains I cant honestly say the all new SRAM X5 is or isnt better than the Shimano Deore/LX..
    Oh NO what do I It's matter of personal preference..
    The final choice is in your court Which ever way you go you wont be disapointed
    Jake...........

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •