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    Deciding on a new ride

    Down to two

    2014Pivot Firebird for $2900
    Specs
    2014 PIVOT FIREBIRD XT 27.5 MTB IN LARGE
    ALUMINUM, 32.65 POUNDS AS PICTURED
    FOX 34 FLOAT FIT/CTD SUSPENSION FORK WITH 160MM TRAVEL KASHIMA COAT
    FOX FLOAT CTD REAR SHOCK WITH KASHIMA COAT
    SHIMANO DEORE XT 32/24 CRANKSET 175MM, HG81 11-36 10 SPEED CASSETTE
    SHIMANO DEORE XT 2 X 10 SPEED SHIFTERS, BRAKES, AND LEVERS WITH 180 ROTORS
    PHOENIX CARBON RISER BAR, FSA GRAVITY GAP STEM
    KS LEV DROPPER SEATPOST WITH REMOTE ADJUST, PIVOT/WTB VIGO RACE SADDLE
    DT SWISS XM401 RIMS WITH 350 HUBS
    MAXXIS HIGHROLLER 2 27.5" X 2.30" TIRES WITH 100% TREAD


    or

    a slightly used 2015Pivot Mach 6 for $3350

    Specs

    There is a MINT CONDITION PIVOT 2015 MACH6 CARBON........ no more than 10 rides on it!
    With extra parts

    THE ULTIMATE MACHINE!!!

    NO scratches on frame, fork !!!!

    BRAND NEW DT M1900 wheelset with new Maxxis High ROLLER tires

    http://www.dtswiss.com/Wheels/MTB-Wheels/M-1900-Spline-27-5

    There is the parts list

    FOX FLOAT X CTD rear shock



    FOX 36 Kashima

    Enve DH Handlebar

    AVID GUIDE RS with 180mm rotors

    Crank XT 1x10 30t

    shifter and derailleur XT

    One up gear 42t

    ODI grip Gwin Edition

    Tires SPecialized

    Truvatic alu seat post

    Come With extra parts 2x10 gear... front XT dérailleur and shifter


    Help me decide!
    Live, Ski or Die Trying!!!
    "Life is not measured by the numbers of breaths we take, but by the ski runs that take our breath away."

    SKI THE EAST!!!!!!

  2. #2
    The Mach 6, hands down! The 36 makes it worth the extra cash but the extra parts you could easily sell and recoup some of the cash.




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    I'd be leaning towards the Mach 6 myself. Check the build though. Seems like kind of a mish mosh of parts.
    Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    I'd be leaning towards the Mach 6 myself. Check the build though. Seems like kind of a mish mosh of parts.
    It was a custom build. HE has Enve wheels on it now but wanta another $1100 with those on it. He is a bike mechanic
    Live, Ski or Die Trying!!!
    "Life is not measured by the numbers of breaths we take, but by the ski runs that take our breath away."

    SKI THE EAST!!!!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Puck it View Post
    It was a custom build. HE has Enve wheels on it now but wanta another $1100 with those on it. He is a bike mechanic
    Sounds good then, especially if you trust the guy.
    Brian

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    Quote Originally Posted by bvibert View Post
    Sounds good then, especially if you trust the guy.
    Seems like a trust worthy guy from his sales.


    BTW - Pivot is coming out with an Al frame for the Mach 6
    Live, Ski or Die Trying!!!
    "Life is not measured by the numbers of breaths we take, but by the ski runs that take our breath away."

    SKI THE EAST!!!!!!

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    "For example, I ski without a helmet and with bindings that basically don't release." - Highway Star

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    Quote Originally Posted by Highway Star View Post
    It fits you.
    Live, Ski or Die Trying!!!
    "Life is not measured by the numbers of breaths we take, but by the ski runs that take our breath away."

    SKI THE EAST!!!!!!

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    Did you buy it yet? Seems like it would really work for you.
    "For example, I ski without a helmet and with bindings that basically don't release." - Highway Star

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