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Thread: 429 v 429c

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    429 v 429c

    Anyone have ride time on both 429 versions? If so, how do the frames compare on the trail? Any really noticeable differences? Shock valving similar?

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    Compare the Geometry #'s and you'll see there's quite a difference between the 2 frames. Carbon is basically shorter CS, lower BB, steeper HTA..It even uses a different shock than the Alloy version. As for preferences, that's a very personal thing. It's best to get a ride in on both versions at one of the demos.
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