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I'm looking at getting a Felt 9r hardtail, and I'm wondering about the weights on the following 2 bikes and whether anyone knows the details for a size MEDIUM.

Felt 9 Elite

Felt 9 Race

THe Elite is only $500 more and is full carbon. I haven't been interested in carbon as I've seen all my fly-weight buddies breaking frames, however, as a dedicated race bike, I might consider this now..

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I've got the Race and love it. Quick but stable. Comfortable.

I didn't want carbon, either, in a MTB... don't want to get stranded with a broken frame in the middle of nowhere. Aluminum frames dent... but you could ride it out!

But like you said, if it's a dedicated race bike, Carbon might be the right choice.
 
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