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    Rockhopper pro to a p.grom?

    Last year I picked up a Specialized Rockhopper Pro. I like the bike but I ride more urban than anything. I have been kicking myself in the ass for not buying a P Series instead. Out of the 300ish miles (I know I barely ride) I have only been in the dirt for about 5 miles. My dad is now looking to buy a bike and said he would give me $550 for the Rockhopper Pro. He has already put about 150 miles on it so I know he likes it. The bike store can get a P.Grom in by Friday for an out the door price of $640.

    Some things I would like opinions on are:
    -Is $550 a good price for a good condition 07 Rockhopper Pro?
    -Is $640 a decent OTD price for the P.Grom?
    -Any opinions on the P.Grom?
    -I know that the P.Grom is smaller than the rest of the P.Series, but I have never seen or sat on one. I am assuming it would kinda be a cross between a BMX and a mountain bike. I grew up on mostly BMX bikes and think I would feel comfortable on it but any other thoughts on sized would be insightful. I am 5'11" by the way.


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    I have been thinking about finding a place to post my bike for sale or trade. I guess I will have to take a look at the for sale section.

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    Considering a Rockhopper Pro was about $1,200 new, I think $550 is on the low side if it is in new-ish consition. More like $700.

    I say ask him to purchase the p.grom and then swap even.

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    I paid around a grand for it out the door. His limit for the bike was $400 but he told me he would do $550. The nice thing about possibly selling it to him is that if I did decide to hit a mountain bike trail I could still take it. The bad is I am broke. I was thinking about possibly trying to find a decent trade. I dunno. It's still up in the air.

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    Should I really be looking at the P.2 CR-MO because of my size though? Most of the reading I do says that grom bikes are kids bikes.

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    Should I really be looking at the P.2 CR-MO because of my size though? Most of the reading I do says that grom bikes are kids bikes.

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    Should I really be looking at the P.2 CR-MO because of my size though? Most of the reading I do says that grom bikes are kids bikes.

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    Should I really be looking at the P.2 CR-MO because of my size though? Most of the reading I do says that grom bikes are kids bikes.

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    Should I really be looking at the P.2 CR-MO because of my size though? Most of the reading I do says that grom bikes are kids bikes.

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    yeah, look at the cr-mo it's heaps better...

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    The p.grom is a 24" version of the p.1.

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    So should I toss the idea of a 24" out? I see some people like them for urban type riding.

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    Not necessarily toss the 24'' out, but most worthwile 24'' DJ bikes are only available as frames only and have to be built from the ground up.

    Your p.grom is a bad idea, it's a kids bike, with kids sizing, it will feel smalleer than a BMX, you risk getting tire rub problems on your feet when you try to x-up or even simply turn, it has not been designed with adult sized feet in mind, nor an adult size person's weight. You're actually much better off with a BMX if you did grow up on those.

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