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Hello everyone,

I am interested in purchasing an Ibis Mojo SL with x9 build, but before that I am debating on selling my 2009 Specialized Stumpumper HT Comp to fund the purchase. I've only been riding for a few years(only HT's) and really enjoy the SJ. I know most of you guys own other bikes in addition to the Mojo, but I want just an all-in-one bike and wanted advice if I should keep my current bike. I don't mind the hardtail feel but wouldn't mind a plusher ride. I'm afraid of the bobbing effect and power transfer loss when hammering down on full suspensions as I've experienced that on other full suspensions. There isn't a place to demo the Mojo so if anyone could offer any advice it would be greatly appreciated.

I live in Texas so everything is flat and I ride mostly XC. A full suspension isn't really needed but I'm in love with the Mojo.

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The Mojo is an awesome bike. The CS from Ibis is oustanding
The Mojo is my all in one bike. The awesome thing about the Mojo platform is the myriad of different builds out there, mine is on the burley side with 160 Lyriks and a coil shock but it still comes in under 30lb. The you have some crazy weight weenie builds. Everyone, no matter how they spec their rigs, loves their Mojos.
 

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Im in TX too, and its my all in one bike (although i have others)... theres plenty around TX that is far from flat/smooth XC and warrants FS, but Houston doesnt really have any of it, so it really depends on where/what you ride and what your goal is for getting the Mojo (also whether spending the money is worth it for your situation)

Unless you are a hardcore XC racer, the Mojo is very good with power transfer and doesnt bob much at all and shouldnt hinder you on the flats, and depending on the terrain it climbs better than a HT
 

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Thank you for the responses. I tracked down a place that has a medium Mojo to demo - should be close enough to a Mojo SL. I will let you you guys know how it goes.
 

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I finally got a chance to demo the Mojo today. All I can say is wow! I have been missing out for quite some time. Now just debating on the x9 or xt build for the SL.
 

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Glad to hear you liked it. The mojo/mojo sl really is a pretty much do everything trail bike. Unless you want a quiver of bikes, I would only keep a hard tail or short travel bike for racing. I race my mojo quite a bit, but I'll admit that it is not as fast as a hardtail on long straight sections (many of our races open with the first mile or so on a gravel road and its just to hard to stay at the front with a longer travel bike).
 

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Get the mojo you will not regret it and you will want to ride more.
The DW+ mojo tracks like a dream. While my buddies mostly ride 29ers, after watching me they are swithing out to dw turners and most are waiting for ibis to drop a 29er. Everyone one of them has been uber pleased.

I personally love the DT swiss shock over the fox... the firm lockout is there if you want it to be a ht and its more consistent, in my exp, than the fox. Just .02 more cents.

Everyone else kinda dodges the real rough stuff on the trails, I gun for it, and I drive home with a smile on my face every time.
 
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