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    need some opinions

    i looked on ebay for a temporary race bike that i can use. my bike is totally unfit to even roll onto a track, and it isnt in very good shape. so opinions good or bad on this bike. thanks

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...ory=98082&rd=1

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    what is this bike that bad that no one even replies?

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    Sorry, but that would be a waste of $160. The seller should be beaten for even suggesting that it's anything more than a pile of crap. It's gotten some good reviews, but mostly by kids that probably don't know better. The spec on is is nothing special, it's just a fairly light bike. You can certainly do better. What do you have now that's so bad? Would spending the $160 improve it enough to make it race-worthy? Are there used bikes available from anyone at your local track?
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    see i would slowly accuire racing parts for my current bike, but then i wouldnt really be able to use it for dj. or at least the guy at my lbs says racing parts are made to be light and fast, not to take a beating after a beating.

    i dont want a really good bike or a good bike at all, just something i can race on untill i get some money togather to make a race bike. i also need a fricken helmet!

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    Yeah, I'd say that that bike was worth around $200 when it was in the shop, five or six years ago.

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    $60 ought to get you a full face helmet either on ebay or Jensons or Pricepoint. If your current bike has 2 wheels and rolls, just race that and upgrade when you can. Even though I'm a Haro fan, I think you'd just be throwing money away on that bike. It sounds like you're just a kid, in which case you ought to be able to build a bike that would hold up to some DJ action as well as be raceable. If you weigh 200 pounds, all bets are off.

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    yea i am going to race my bike. i think i am getting a helmet from my freind for not much cash. i am a kid, but if you think i am like 10 im not. and i got a bit of money but i just bought a mtb and i need a new snowboard for this winter, AND i play paintball in the spring(which isnt the cheapest sport out there)

    *and i am not over weight*

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    zx108 do you like your zippo? I have one and i like it. I was just wondering.
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    yea i like it, it is a little on the heavy side but i still like it. i made a couple mods to it.

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