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Old 09-28-2012, 08:22 PM   #5
PhilB
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I would say from your description that the HM796 would be the better bet for you. The 690 is more dirt-capable, but is not going to be nearly as good for 2 to 5 hour rides. The HM796 is perfectly capable of dirt roads and wide trails.

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