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Unfortunately your in a territory that is very opinion based. The specs you list are not a bad starting point provided you understand the limits your budget brings. Overall the bike will be strong enough and components will be reasonable. A more expensive bike will be lighter with components that last longer and perform better. Heavy off road use of an ...


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If you are new to mountain biking I would suggest the medium. Most novice riders I have loaned a bike to feel more comfortable on a slightly smaller frame than a slightly too large frame. When riding in terrain they have never experienced the smaller frame tends to be more nimble and not being overly concerned about your crotch hitting the top bar instills a ...


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