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    Would you buy an aftermarket link for your Speci if...

    I know BETD makes a few links for the Specialized line, among others, but would you buy an aftermarket link for your new(er) Speci FS if....

    It came in your choice of anodized colors

    Weighed the same or less as the stock link without sacrificing rigidity (made out of billet aluminum)

    Had the option to have your name or team/club name on it; or your phone number on the underside of the link as an aid in recovering a stolen bike

    And came with sealed bearings from the same factory that supplies Honda's motocross bikes.

    Obviously the likes of the Enduro would have the travel adjustment holes, but for models that are straight forward like the Epic, Stumpjumper, etc. would the above options be appealing to consumers?

    Oh, the manufacturer would be a long-time American motorcycle and race car CNC builder and the price would be at least 30% less than the competition and include 3 day priority mail shipping.

    Thoughts?
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    Quote Originally Posted by westin
    I know BETD makes a few links for the Specialized line, among others, but would you buy an aftermarket link for your new(er) Speci FS if....

    It came in your choice of anodized colors

    Weighed the same or less as the stock link without sacrificing rigidity (made out of billet aluminum)

    Had the option to have your name or team/club name on it; or your phone number on the underside of the link as an aid in recovering a stolen bike

    And came with sealed bearings from the same factory that supplies Honda's motocross bikes.

    Obviously the likes of the Enduro would have the travel adjustment holes, but for models that are straight forward like the Epic, Stumpjumper, etc. would the above options be appealing to consumers?

    Oh, the manufacturer would be a long-time American motorcycle and race car CNC builder and the price would be at least 30% less than the competition and include 3 day priority mail shipping.

    Thoughts?
    I wouldn't care for different colors, black or silver would be sufficient, or any prints on it.
    Would like to have a travel adjustment options, even for a 100mm bike, eg. 100 and 120mm. Maybe just be flipping the link over. Also it would be nice to have the option of switching between original and somewhat higher BB height.

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    Id be interested as long as its as stiff and no heavier (preferably lighter). The owner/team name is nice too.

    Stu
    What exactly is a rigid hard tail?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stuart B
    Id be interested as long as its as stiff and no heavier (preferably lighter). The owner/team name is nice too.

    Stu
    All good feedback. Thanks!

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