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Which spec is better?

ross_mccullochross_mcculloch Posts: 478
edited October 2008 in MTB buying advice
Two bikes, which has the better spec?

Bike 1
Frame Race Light Scandium Butted, 5" Travel
Rear Shock Fox Float RP2
Fork Marzocchi XC600 TST2 Air 140mm
Headset TH
Cranks FSA Moto MegaExao
Chainrings 44/32/22
Bottom Bracket FSA MegaExo
Pedals Shimano M505 Clipless
Chain Shimano HG53
Freewheel Shimano Deore (11-34, 9spd)
Front Derailleur Shimano Deore
Rear Derailleur Shimano XT Shadow
Shifters Shimano Deore
Handlebar Kona XC/BC
Stem Kona XC/BC
Grips Kona Race Light
Brakes Hayes Stroker Trail Hydraulic V6
Brake Levers Hayes Stroker Trail Hydraulic
Front Hub KK Disc
Rear Hub Shimano disc M525
Spokes DT Stainless 14g
Tyres Maxxis Ignitor 26 x 2.35
Rims Sun EQ 2.3SL
Saddle WTB Speed V Comp
Seatpost Kona XC/BC
Seat Clamp Kona QR


Bike 2

FRAME Brodie Shaped Custom Select 7005 Fully Butted Frame • Mandrel Shaped • Sealed Bearing Pivots
FRONT FORK Marzocchi XC600 ATA2 100-140mm Travel • Rebound • Compression • Lockout
REAR SHOCK Marzocchi Roco Air 3PL 130mm Travel • 3 Position Lockout • i2i: 200mm x 50mm
HANDLE BAR Syncros Bulk 2014 Al • 31.8mm x w 720mm x r 20mm
STEM Syncros FLS 4D Forged • 4 Bolt • 6° • 31.8mm
HEADSET TH 18 Angular Contact Bearing • Al Cups • Low Stack • 1-1/8"
BRAKES Shimano M535 Hydraulic Disc 7" Rotors • Lightweight Caliper • 1.5 Finger Lever • Centerlock
CRANKS Truvativ Stylo 3.2 44-32-22t • 104 BCD • 2 Piece Outboard BB
BOTTOM BRACKET Truvativ Giga X Pipe Hollow Axle • 68mm x 113mm • Sealed Bearing
PEDALS Crank Brothers MXR Chromoly Axles • Mud Shedding Design
HUBS Shimano M535 Cup and Cone Bearings • Centerlock • 32 Hole
CASSETTE Shimano Deore XT 11-34t • 9 Speed • Alloy Spider
CHAIN Shimano HG53 9 Speed • Super Narrow Design
RIMS Sun Rims DS2-XC Double Wall • 32 Hole • Eyeleted • Disc Only
SPOKES CN Stainless Steel 15g • Brass Nipples
TIRES Intense System 4 2.25 72 TPI • C3 Rubber • Kevlar Bead
FRONT DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore LX Top Swing • 9 Speed • 34.9mm
REAR DERAILLEUR Shimano Deore XT Shadow 9 Speed • Low Profile Design • SGS Cage
SHIFTERS Shimano Deore XT RapidFire • 9 speed • 2 Way Release
SADDLE WTB Pure V Race Chromo Rail • Black Diamond Corners
S/POST Syncros Derived 6061 3D Forged • 31.6mm x L 350mm • 2 Bolt
EXTRAS Braze Ons 1 x Water Bottle • Cable Keepers
DERAILLEUR HANGER Brodie Dual Bolt Forged 6061
COLOR Crema 4 Step Process: Primer + 2 Paint + Clear
WEIGHT 29 lbs / 13.1 kgs Complete Weight
SIZING XS / S / M / L 15 / 16.5 / 18 / 19.5

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