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Old 11-01-05, 10:21 PM   #1
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Alright guys, I am 27, I just bought my son a Haro Nyquist Two he is 6 years old. I would also like to get myself a BMX bike so that I could get crazy with him and maybe break a bone or two. I am still in very good shape and I am sure I could handle quite a bit of abuse. I am 5'8 and I weight 155 pounds, What bikes you guys think I should be looking at. So far I have been looking at the Haro Nyquist 2 and the GT Bump. What do you guys think? Any help would be much appreciated, Thanks Guys.

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Old 11-01-05, 10:58 PM   #2
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Buy the nyquist 2, it will be fine for an intro bike. Those pegs may be a bit heavy. Take em off when you get the bike. Welcome to the forums, watch out for the grumps and grommets.

[edit]What is the Top Tube length of his bike and what are you considering for yours? If he is 6 and you bought a 20" already, you may want to get him a 19" or even go smaller and keep the nyquist2 for yourself.


[edit] only nyquist 2 I could find online said it was a 20.6" TT. Buy your son an 18" bike and when your ready for a new bike you can pass yours down to him.

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Old 11-01-05, 11:08 PM   #3
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Cool! Another dad into BMX with his kid. Welcome to the forums.
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If you have the money (like 550 or more) go build a custom one... get different parts from different companies... otherwise, get a felt, a demolition, or a volume...
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yeah... if you have the money, get a complete, otherwise, felt, volume, or emolitions are all good...go to (name of company).com for all 3
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does that help???
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Demolition doesn't even make completes. It's nothing more than the generic parts company that Brian Castillo runs in addition to Volume (which - for the record - doesn't produce very good frames).
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There should be some sort of test or proof of qualifications before kids can post stuff. We'd have less people going on about things they know nothing about. At least I have the sense to not try and give advice on things I don't know.
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If you have the money (like 550 or more) go build a custom one... get different parts from different companies... otherwise, get a felt, a demolition, or a volume...

Why do u need a custom for your first bike?? Why do you need to build the custom with those sh*tty parts you recomend?? How can you build a nice custom for 550$, 1 piece cranks and single wall rims?? Why cant you just stop talking??
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Alright guys, I am 27, I just bought my son a Haro Nyquist Two he is 6 years old. I would also like to get myself a BMX bike so that I could get crazy with him and maybe break a bone or two. I am still in very good shape and I am sure I could handle quite a bit of abuse. I am 5'8 and I weight 155 pounds, What bikes you guys think I should be looking at. So far I have been looking at the Haro Nyquist 2 and the GT Bump. What do you guys think? Any help would be much appreciated, Thanks Guys.
I've been tryin to get my dad to go mountain bikin with me. But cool another dad with his kid.
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I've been tryin to get my dad to go mountain bikin with me. But cool another dad with his kid.

Start him off on an easier sport. Does he work out?
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Start him off on an easier sport. Does he work out?
he he actually does bike just not mountain biking i bought him a full suspension gem 600 off ebay and did some work on it to customize it he rides it ald like its but he just doesnt have time to go mountain bikin but when we move hell have more time.
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Build some jumps with him in your back yard or the woods.
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k... felt is nice, demo is a source for parts if you build a custom and so is volume... i was tryin to say, look at felts cuz they r nice and if you have the money, build a custom and look at demo and volume parts... so go [Moderator Removed: Attacking] yourself buddy
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k... felt is nice, demo is a source for parts if you build a custom and so is volume... i was tryin to say, look at felts cuz they r nice and if you have the money, build a custom and look at demo and volume parts... so go so go [Moderator Removed: Attacking]yourself buddy
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Hey guys thanks alot for the advice, I will let you know when I purchase the bike. And thanks for the dad and son comments, I will keep trying to be a cool dad.
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Build some jumps with him in your back yard or the woods.
I've already built all my jumps out on my trails with some of his help but basically my freind helped me. Basically my dad helped with how i should build it and he let me use are kubota backhoe(since we have a small farm and 15 acers) to get dirt out there. But I'm workin on gettin him out there. He also tought me almost every thing I know about Machanes and how to fix them and build things.
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