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Hello All,

I've been reading these forums for a couple of weeks but this is my first post so a newbie here.

Due to a family downsizing (divorce :rolleyes: ) I am down to a much smaller living space and now have more bikes than I can ride.

I have a 2003 Trek 1500 road bike
a 2002 Giant NRS XC Bike dual suspension
a 2003 GT Avalanche 0.5 hardtail
a 2004 Specialized P.1 singlespeed

I like to do all kinds of riding though I have done about 50/50 road and MTB up to this point.

The P.1 is the newest of the bunch and I had fun this spring doing a little bit of jumping/urban riding with it

The GT Avalanche was the wife's (mens frame though) and I had not ridden it until a couple of weeks ago. I was very impressed with the speed and handling. She and I were about the same height so only minor adjustments were needed to make it fit me.

Lastly the oldest of the bunch is the Giant which has logged a good bit of trail and road miles since for awhile it was my only bike.

Anyway I have decided that I am keeping the road bike and also at least one MTB. The rest I am going to sell I think. I am slightly leaning toward selling off the Giant and maybe the Specialized but I am not sure.

Any suggestions or thoughts would be appreciated.
 

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Hello All,

I've been reading these forums for a couple of weeks but this is my first post so a newbie here.

Due to a family downsizing (divorce :rolleyes: ) I am down to a much smaller living space and now have more bikes than I can ride.

I have a 2003 Trek 1500 road bike
a 2002 Giant NRS XC Bike dual suspension
a 2003 GT Avalanche 0.5 hardtail
a 2004 Specialized P.1 singlespeed

I like to do all kinds of riding though I have done about 50/50 road and MTB up to this point.

The P.1 is the newest of the bunch and I had fun this spring doing a little bit of jumping/urban riding with it

The GT Avalanche was the wife's (mens frame though) and I had not ridden it until a couple of weeks ago. I was very impressed with the speed and handling. She and I were about the same height so only minor adjustments were needed to make it fit me.

Lastly the oldest of the bunch is the Giant which has logged a good bit of trail and road miles since for awhile it was my only bike.

Anyway I have decided that I am keeping the road bike and also at least one MTB. The rest I am going to sell I think. I am slightly leaning toward selling off the Giant and maybe the Specialized but I am not sure.

Any suggestions or thoughts would be appreciated.
Everybody is different, but if it were me and I was only keeping one of the MTB's, it would be the NRS, just because I believe it to be the most versatile of the bikes listed. Plus I'm a big fan of full suspension.
 

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My vote goes to the GT hardtail.

It's the only potential repeating purpose bike in your stable and your Giant NRS can be your full time XC ride.

The other bikes all serve different riding styles.
Gotta have the roadie Trek. And the P.1 is a burly jumper for fun, which you can't do on your NRS.

If you are only an ocassional roadie, then maybe sell the Trek too and just get a second set of wheels and mount slicks on the NRS and run that as your ocassional road bike.
 

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I'll help you out.

Send me the trek road bike.
 
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