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    Need advice on 1st Bike

    Newbie here, been driving myself crazy trying to pick my first full suspension ride...and could use some help...so this is what is available, will be riding northern wi, northern mi, and northern mn....like to push the downhill, no racing, just looking for a fun bike to kinda do it all...

    2019 Bronson carbon s build
    2019 5010 carbon s build
    2019 Stumpy St Carbon expert
    2019 Stumpy reg

    Ridden all but the 5010 and felt comfy on all....shop was talking me into a bronson but thinking it might be too much travel. Thoughts and suggetions much appreciated! thanks

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    If you are more interested in the downhills, I'd guess the Bronson would be hard to beat.

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    x2, and as you get better, having more travel will be nice at stupid fast speeds

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    Ordered the bronson today! Just about pulled the trigger on the evil calling though...bike rode well but something drew me to the sc!

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    Evil has had problems with QC, but theyre getting better... cant go wrong with Santa Cruz tho!

    congrats

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    This is not to talk down on other brands you listed but you truly canít go wrong with Santa Cruz. Free bearings for the life of the bike as well as lifetime warranty on the frame. Their bikes are just built super well and the company is very easy to work with from a shop standpoint. Enjoy your new Bronson!!

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    Great choice! You'll never go wrong with a bike like that.

    Enjoy riding your Santa Cruz.

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    Flipping loving it so far! Bike is a bit of a beast on the climbs but absolutely makes up for it on the downs!

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