Shimano 6000

Shimano 6000
is $220 worth if i bought trek 6000 over trek 4300 disc?

i am considering buying a trek bike. of course i need a bike that is worth my money. so i am choosing between 4300 and 6000.

if i decided to buy trek 6000, is the increase in price worth it? like, the quality of components of 6000 over 4300. i know that the frames are of the same quality and the only edge 6000 has is its looks.

now it is only on the parts where you could help me evaluate whether $200 are worth the 6000. i would be happy with both bikes but i am considering long term use of it. 6000 is $750 4300 disc is $530

check trek 6000 specs here and click on view full specs.
http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2008/mountain_hardtail/6_series/6000/

check trek 4300 disc here and click on view full specs:
http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2008/mountain_hardtail/4_series/4300disc/

please help. i do not have much experience on the parts, like, shimano versus sram, or rockshox versus rts gila, bontrager or other brands because i am a newbie in this field

Well, the short answer is yes if you have the money to spend on it get the 6000.

Better hubs, fork, brakes, cranks, derailleurs, and 9 spd cassette vs 8 spd.

You will be happier with the 6000 it is an upgrade over the 4300.

Edit: John D … Disk brakes are necessary in the mud. Mud on the rim builds up and the brakes are ineffective very quickly.
Disk brakes take no more maintenance than linear (or any other rim grabbing brake), unless they are hydraulic, and these are not.
This is one of the differences when you go out on the trails instead of the road.

desmontaje de carrete shimano 6000