i noticed the 2009 R5 frame and R3/R1 frame is a bit different based on the front eyelet of the rear shock. Is the 2009 R5 a totally new design frame eventhough the geometry are the same between all three?
All of the Shift frames are identical in terms of geometry. The R5 pictured in the catalog and on our website is a 16" frame; the others are 18" frames. I think what you see is the front shock mount; it is a little smaller on the 16" frames
The 2009 product isn't available yet...perhaps you mean 2008?
The R5 in Haro website is 2008? I am waiting for the bike status from my LBS, he said he checked with his supplier in Singapore and was informed its a 2009 model and should be comin in soon. BTW thanks for the frame clarification.
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