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Old 06-10-2006, 09:54 PM   #2
Dolphin Overton
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Join Date: Jul 2000
Chapter/Region: RMIC
Location: denver
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01 Allroad 6spd
13 Daytona 675R 99 Sprint

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i'd give him $1250. 05 S Works Enduro demo bikes go for ~$1500-$1700.

i wouldn't bother upgrading the rockhopper. it's a good starter bike, but you can get a Stump Jumper with V brakes for $1250. I built one for a customer today and am now thinking about picking one up.(especially since i can get it for ~$700 ) You get a lot of bike for the money, especially the +$500 fork. Only thing I'd change would be the levers and maybe a riser bar.

If you buy the enduro have your friend throw in a full tune, and throw some lighter tires on it.(if he hasn't already) The enduro is a really nice bike, especially the S works, but it's a bit too much travel for me. Ask if you can take it for a test ride on a trail.
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