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Old May 14th 05, 01:33 AM
Andrew Reynolds
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Default Marin Wolf Ridge vs Cannondale Prophet 600

I want to get a full suspension bike and have narrowed it down to these two.
At the moment I am tending towards the Marin. I had the original Mount
Vision some years ago but regreattably sold it.

I am getting back in to mountain biking and I want a do everything bike - up
hill, down hill, cross country, single track, bomb holes small jumps. I am
not very brave so don't do big hit stuff or steep downhill. I just want a
reliable, comfortable, fun bike that will increase my confidence to go a bit
quicker.

What are your thoughts?

Cheers

Andrew


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Old May 14th 05, 03:45 AM
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Andrew Reynolds wrote:
I want to get a full suspension bike and have narrowed it down to
these two. At the moment I am tending towards the Marin. I had the
original Mount Vision some years ago but regreattably sold it.

I am getting back in to mountain biking and I want a do everything
bike - up hill, down hill, cross country, single track, bomb holes
small jumps. I am not very brave so don't do big hit stuff or steep
downhill. I just want a reliable, comfortable, fun bike that will
increase my confidence to go a bit quicker.

What are your thoughts?

Cheers

Andrew


which one fits better?


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Old May 14th 05, 04:19 AM
Bill Sornson
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Andrew Reynolds wrote:
I want to get a full suspension bike and have narrowed it down to
these two. At the moment I am tending towards the Marin. I had the
original Mount Vision some years ago but regreattably sold it.

I am getting back in to mountain biking and I want a do everything
bike - up hill, down hill, cross country, single track, bomb holes
small jumps. I am not very brave so don't do big hit stuff or steep
downhill. I just want a reliable, comfortable, fun bike that will
increase my confidence to go a bit quicker.

What are your thoughts?


How did you narrow it down to those two choices? Test ride both? If so,
then you don't need our help; pick the one that "feels" better. And if not,
then our help won't help either (you really need to ride 'em).

Bill S.

PS: Buy the red one!

:-P


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Old May 14th 05, 05:52 AM
Bohica
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The Prophet really is a free-style bike. If you want to do cross-country
stuff on a bike that can still do the other stuff nicely, I'd try a Santa
Cruz Blur. The Blur (and the Superlight) are do-everything bikes in a way
that a free-style machine like the Prohet really isn't.




"Andrew Reynolds" wrote in message
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I want to get a full suspension bike and have narrowed it down to these
two. At the moment I am tending towards the Marin. I had the original Mount
Vision some years ago but regreattably sold it.

I am getting back in to mountain biking and I want a do everything bike -
up hill, down hill, cross country, single track, bomb holes small jumps. I
am not very brave so don't do big hit stuff or steep downhill. I just want
a reliable, comfortable, fun bike that will increase my confidence to go a
bit quicker.

What are your thoughts?

Cheers

Andrew



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Old May 14th 05, 08:30 PM
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You need one of each.

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Old May 15th 05, 01:34 AM
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"Andrew Reynolds" wrote in message
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I want to get a full suspension bike and have narrowed it down to these
two. At the moment I am tending towards the Marin. I had the original Mount
Vision some years ago but regreattably sold it.

I am getting back in to mountain biking and I want a do everything bike -
up hill, down hill, cross country, single track, bomb holes small jumps. I
am not very brave so don't do big hit stuff or steep downhill. I just want
a reliable, comfortable, fun bike that will increase my confidence to go a
bit quicker.

What are your thoughts?

Cheers

Andrew


If it were me, I'd go Marin. But I just like Marin.

Buy what you like, what fits, and what you can afford.

CDB




 




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