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Old 12-02-2011, 11:15 AM   #60
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Location: Idiotville, OR
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Originally Posted by SBG View Post
I'm curious, when looking at the stats for the 2012, they mention the bike having a 2" lower seat height, but in the specifications, it says the suspension travel is 11.8 and 11.6 front and rear, which is the same specs for the 310, which does not have shortened suspension. How much actual suspension travel does the 2012 250 have? I'm guessing the spec sheet has to be wrong, since 2" doesn't come from carving a seat, which isn't how it looks when you see the pictures.

BTW, love the bike.

I'd believe the pictures before the specifications. Although actual measurements trump all.

This is my '11. It looks to me like there's a lot more tire-fender space than the '12. Although, bike angle and suspension preload can change that. It looks like the shock reservoir is different, as well as the location of the top of the fork guards relative to the top tubes.

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