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    Help needed

    I've been doing trails on my ridged for a few months now able looking to upgrade I've narrowed it down to 3 or 4.

    it's between the carrera banshee x which is 799 but can get 25% off . Halfords | Carrera Banshee X Full Suspension Mountain Bike 2011/2012 - Large 19"

    the dimondback sortie 1 2013 which is totally over 1200 but can get one for 565 in a sale. Diamondback - SORTIE

    or the Commencal El Camino S Suspension which is normally 1250 but can get for 729 in the sale. Commencal El Camino S Suspension - Cosmetic Damage 2013 | Chain Reaction Cycles

    also looked at the mongoose salvo comp at 550normally 1000 has anyone owned any of them or have any idea which is best thanx
    MONGOOSE SALVO COMP 2012 :: 549.99 :: Mountain Bikes :: Full Suspension :: Pauls Cycles

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    Re: Help needed

    Not to parrot the opinion of many here, but consensus is that FS is not worth it at this price range. You're going to be paying a premium to get a substandard, flexy, bobby rear suspension at the expense of two finger tektro brakes, clunky steel spring forks, and heavier, spongy wheels. Check out hardtails in the same price range and i think you'll find better component packages which will ride better.

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