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I am fortunate enough to have both a Truth and a Moment which I think are great rides.

Recently though, I've been tempted to sell my Moment and get an Epiphany as I think the Epiphany would suit my preferred type of riding, which is aggresive XC.

This decision has been made all the more difficult after a short!! trip to Andorra, where I rode some awesome downhill trails. Most of my mates had full on downhill rigs, while I had my Moment and a 36 Van fork. The Moment was fantastic and I managed to keep up with my mates on some seriously knarly trails.

Unfortunately the trip was cut short and I flew home early after landing badly off a jump and breaking both of my wrists, hence the one finger typing. Several hours in casualty followed trying to communicate with Spanish hospital staff, none of whom spoke English.

Anyway, I now have some time on my hands to consider whether to go for an Epiphany or stay with the Moment..... tough choices ahead.

Cheers,

Lobby.
 

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tough luck...

i hope you had some memorable moments before the crash and i wish you speedy recovery...

Lobbydosser said:
I am fortunate enough to have both a Truth and a Moment which I think are great rides.

Recently though, I've been tempted to sell my Moment and get an Epiphany as I think the Epiphany would suit my preferred type of riding, which is aggresive XC.

This decision has been made all the more difficult after a short!! trip to Andorra, where I rode some awesome downhill trails. Most of my mates had full on downhill rigs, while I had my Moment and a 36 Van fork. The Moment was fantastic and I managed to keep up with my mates on some seriously knarly trails.

Unfortunately the trip was cut short and I flew home early after landing badly off a jump and breaking both of my wrists, hence the one finger typing. Several hours in casualty followed trying to communicate with Spanish hospital staff, none of whom spoke English.

Anyway, I now have some time on my hands to consider whether to go for an Epiphany or stay with the Moment..... tough choices ahead.

Cheers,

Lobby.
 

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Hope things are getting better.:thumbsup: get it one thumb kinda like a finger.........anyways

Are you changing riding styles? If you are then go for it. If not I don't see how a lighter bike that is about the same will be beneficial for you. The lighter tube set for me would not work. I have soooooo much confidence in my bike that I really like the fact that I need not worry about it not handling anything I ride.

I hope my Moment lasts forever because I don't think it can be replaced.
 

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damn dude

Lobbydosser said:
Several hours in casualty followed trying to communicate with Spanish hospital staff, none of whom spoke English.
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You sure you didn't cross boarder over to Mexico? ;)

btw - heal up/feel better
 

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Lobby,

That sucks dude, I wish you a speedy recovery. Like Cold said, if you're changing your riding styles, yeah, go for it. If it was me, I'd sell both the Truth and Moment for the Epi if I was changing the way I ride. I think the Truth and Epi will overlap quite a bit. The Moment will handle a lot more according to Ells. If you're not changing the way you ride, don't mess with it. Keep the Truth and Moment. One for xc rides and one for your downhill all mountain rides..


* Edited grammer, what I wrote didn't make sense. That's what you get when you're sitting in a cubicle trying to fire off a post without your boss noticing.
 

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Lobby,

Sell the Moment to avoid further breakage to your limbs :D

Like everyone says, it depends on how you're planning to ride in the future.

I had a Truth and got rid of it for the Moment. Sometimes when I'm riding a trail with many steep climbs I wish I still have my Truth. Then when I start on the steep and technical descents on the other side I forgot all about the Truth and grin all the way down the hill.

Keep in mind having a Moment and maintaining the same level of riding should equate to safer riding for you as well because you're riding a more capable bike on the same techinical trail.

If you're only gona have one bike then the Epiphany is a great candidate, but since you already have the Truth AND the Moment then you're one lucky guy and you should be very happy the way you are :thumbsup:
 

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so i got an Id

and i am grinning up and down the hill...

:D :D :D

ahimanic said:
Lobby,

Sell the Moment to avoid further breakage to your limbs :D

Like everyone says, it depends on how you're planning to ride in the future.

I had a Truth and got rid of it for the Moment. Sometimes when I'm riding a trail with many steep climbs I wish I still have my Truth. Then when I start on the steep and technical descents on the other side I forgot all about the Truth and grin all the way down the hill.

Keep in mind having a Moment and maintaining the same level of riding should equate to safer riding for you as well because you're riding a more capable bike on the same techinical trail.

If you're only gona have one bike then the Epiphany is a great candidate, but since you already have the Truth AND the Moment then you're one lucky guy and you should be very happy the way you are :thumbsup:
 

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Sell the Truth and the Moment, get the Epiphany AND a Rogue...then, you'd be right there where you want to be, you mad man you!:D
 

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Truth...

shrub said:
osokolo,
how does your id climb in relation to your truth? are you planning on keeping the truth?
is setup for racing - it is 25.5 pounds (large frame and UST tires) and suspension is setup pretty stiff...

Hence, Id clears technical climbs a little better than Truth but i have to work a bit harder due to couple of pounds in weight difference and geometry that is not as climbing oriented as Truth...

so for racing - Truth climbs faster - for all mountain rides - Id climbs with a bit more authority...

i am keeping them both baby...
 

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way to go...

shrub said:
thanks osokolo..i am in the market for a used small id.
get one while you still can... i love it's high BB... i can clear some crazy stuff with it... still playing with Fox Talas RLC - it is a killer fork for this bike... once i dial it in - the bike will be even more fun...
 
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