Mountain Biking - $1,000 dollar hardtails
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08-13-05, 10:52 AM
Looking to buy a hardtail for around 1,000 bucks do you guys have any sugestions?
08-13-05, 11:05 AM
for xc? Freeride? what type of riding?
08-13-05, 11:13 AM
something for longer type rides xc
08-13-05, 11:31 AM
What type of terrain are you looking at?
Personally I just tried a Gary fisher and really enjoyed the genesis geometry. Maybe because of how similar it is to a fr geometry and the climbing was amazing. I couldn't believe the geometry improved climbing quite that much.
alo have you tested any? What did you prefer? Or are you just starting with a blank slate completely?
08-13-05, 11:46 AM
well i have a gt avalanche but i need something lighter . do you know anything about the dual sport bikes gary fisher produces they sound interesting.
08-13-05, 11:50 AM
Gary fisher isn't really a brand I know anything about. Its not my scene. But what I tested suited climbing really well. Not sure about prolonged trips though.
08-13-05, 12:12 PM
I got a trek 6700 and i'm happy with it
I LOVE my Gary Fischer Hoo Koo E Koo (http://www.fisherbikes.com/bikes/full_specs.asp?series=genesis&bike=HKEK)
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