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Old 07-05-05, 10:49 AM   #1
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Haro F3

my friend..who is standing right next to me...just asked me if i could put this post on here......he asks.."is the Haro F3 a good bike for somebody who does street riding mostly with a little dirt also"....he pretty much is an all-around guy.....alot of different styles rolled into one person...he only wants to know how good the bike is and if there are any upgrade parts that would make this bike even better.
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Old 07-05-05, 11:11 AM   #2
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i wouldnt get the f3, it is REALLY, REALLY heavy. and it is made to be ridden on street.
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he should get some type of backtrail
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Old 07-05-05, 11:30 AM   #4
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defintly a backtrail if he wants haro
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my friend..who is standing right next to me...just asked me if i could put this post on here......he asks.."is the Haro F3 a good bike for somebody who does street riding mostly with a little dirt also"....he pretty much is an all-around guy.....alot of different styles rolled into one person...he only wants to know how good the bike is and if there are any upgrade parts that would make this bike even better.
they work great in dirt and are also good for places like the skatepark if thats what you plan on using it for
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Old 07-05-05, 11:55 AM   #6
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With haro you get a lifetime warranty on the frame
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The F3 has compact geometry more suited to street / flat. For dirt, you'll want a longer top tube and relaxed head / seat tube angles. Nyquists and Backtrails are a good bet if you're going Haro.
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i have a really tight bike, and i love it for dirt jumping.
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i have a really tight bike, and i love it for dirt jumping.
That doesn't mean it's the best tool for the job.
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With haro you get a lifetime warranty on the frame
Wrong.
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Old 07-05-05, 03:36 PM   #11
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That doesn't mean it's the best tool for the job.
i am just saying you dont *need* to have a frame like a backtrail. i personaly dont like my freinds backtrail, i am used to my bike and it makes no difference to me.
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Dude I have a BacktrailX3 and the owners manual says, you get a lifetime warranty on the frame if it breaks or cracks
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i am just saying you dont *need* to have a frame like a backtrail. i personaly dont like my freinds backtrail, i am used to my bike and it makes no difference to me.
No, it doesn't. But he hasn't bought the bike yet, and is asking for advice. All things being equal, dirt geometry is better for dirt than street/flat geometry. You're biased toward *your* bike. Big surprise. I used a 19" Quamen for street and park for a solid year before I built up my S&M, that felt weird to me too. But I got used to it, and came out riding better than I ever was before.
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he probobly should go with a dirt bike like the backtrail. all i am saying is you could ride a tight frame on dirt.
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Old 07-05-05, 05:13 PM   #15
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And I didn't say you couldn't. You're making a point I never contested.
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btw everybody....he already bought the bike...he just wants to know if it is a good bike...
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Tell him to ride what he's got until he's good enough to tell the difference.
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Nice Comment....
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Dude I have a BacktrailX3 and the owners manual says, you get a lifetime warranty on the frame if it breaks or cracks
Let me finish that statement for you. If it breaks or cracks due to defects in materials or workmanship during the useful life of the product. Most likely this applies to the original owner only. Racing, jumping, or participating in certain activities may void the warranty as well. Do I need to look up their actual warranty, or do you get the idea?
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Precisely.
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I picked up this bike for my son... He likes it.. It is a heavy beast though. I havent had to replace anything yet which is good.

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Haro probably says somewhere that the bike is not made for stunts
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Haro probably says somewhere that the bike is not made for stunts

hahaha
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Haro probably says somewhere that the bike is not made for stunts
Wow. Did you figure that out from my quote, or make it up yourself?
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Wow. Did you figure that out from my quote, or make it up yourself?

stop making fun of me
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