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    Marin Bikes - Help me Choose

    I need help deciding between these two bikes for my wife
    Marin Juniper Trail 2015=$1187 regular price
    Marin Bikes | Juniper Trail WFG 7.5 | Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and City/Commuter Bicycles | ca

    Marin Juniper Trail 2014=on sale for $1445 $500 dollars off
    Marin Bikes | Juniper Trail WFG 27.5? | Mountain Bikes, Road Bikes, and City/Commuter Bicycles | us

    Is it worth the extra 250 for the 2014? thanks a lot

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    The older bike does appear to have a slightly better spec, hence the higher price. The Reba fork and Shimamo 615 brakes are both better than what's on the 2015 bike IMO. Also the shifters and derailleurs are SLX and XT on the 2014 vs Deore and SLX on the 2015.

    I'd be tempted to get the older bike, but that's me.
    I don't crash, I just have slightly uncontrolled dismounts!

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    Thanks. Thats what I was thinking

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    which one fits her and does she like?

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    They are both the exact same size and geometry.She likes both colors. Seems like the old one"2014" has better everything on it for only 250 more. Listed at 2000 and 500 off because its 2014.

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    The 2014 is far better in every way compared to the 2015. It would be worth the 250 in the long run for sure.

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