Hey Guys,

Here's a NOOB question: My brother in-law pointed to his two recommendations for the money, which include:

2014 Motobecane Elite Adventure - $420

2014 Motobecane Elite Adventure X5 - $500

I haven't been riding a bike for over 15-years, and now that my two boys (3 and 5) are old enough to ride on their own, I figured it would be a good time to invest in a bike that will last for another 10-15 years.

I'm not sure if spending the additional $80 is worth it to go from:

Front Derailleur SHIMANO ALIVIO FDM430
Rear Derailleur SHIMANO DEORE RDM591SGSL
Shifters SHIMANO ALIVIO SLM430 27-SP (27 gears total)
Brakes TEKTRO NOVELA DISC BRAKE FR/RR 160mm Rotors
Brake Levers Tektro Aluminum Black Polish Finish

To:

Front Derailleur SRAM FD-X5-HC-A1 TOP PULL
Rear Derailleur SRAM RD-X5-A1 BLACK CAGE
Shifters SRAM X5 TRIGGER 27-SP (27 gears total)
Brakes TEKTRO DRACO Hydraulic DISC FR/RR 160mm Rotors
Brake Levers Tektro DRACO Hydraulic Aluminum Black Polish Finish

Can anyone recommend making the jump to the X5 bike? Or perhaps suggest something else? My riding will be mostly on roads and some light trails, nothing heavy duty.

Any feedback is appreciated.