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Old 11-11-05, 08:15 AM   #1
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hi,i'm gettin sick of my bike(not Really),just the fact that everytime i gotta fix my bike i got no back up one so im starting to build a new one now,does anyone have some suggestions of what frame to go with? just want to see what other people think are the best like light weight frames,and durable frames. Not For Racing

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Old 11-11-05, 09:20 AM   #2
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you don't need two bikes. learn to maintain and fix the one you have.
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Old 11-11-05, 09:24 AM   #3
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Old 11-11-05, 11:45 AM   #4
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What the hell do you need a "backup bike" for? Learn how maintain your bike, you 'tard.
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Old 11-11-05, 12:56 PM   #5
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back-up bike! That's fresh.
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Old 11-11-05, 03:58 PM   #6
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What the hell do you need a "backup bike" for? Learn how maintain your bike, you 'tard.
He's going to strap it to his ankle, ok? That just made me think of The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
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Old 11-11-05, 04:34 PM   #7
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i have a spare bike...well sorta....everything except he wheels and a seat....but its all old parts...nothing new will ever be put on it...only old parts that i've upgraded
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Old 11-11-05, 05:12 PM   #8
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So you have a spare frame, is what you're saying.
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Old 11-12-05, 11:45 AM   #9
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So you have a spare frame, is what you're saying.
that and a
headset
stem
bars
fork
seatpost
chain
sproket
spindle (no arms)
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Old 11-12-05, 02:58 PM   #10
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Whatever you build, don't forget the carbon headset spacers.
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uhh...i guess i think that there good...just dont intend to ride heavy street on them...
a good lightweight frame for street is the S&M Stricker...

im gettin a Take Ivy soon....yay
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Old 11-12-05, 05:47 PM   #12
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Whatever you build, don't forget the carbon headset spacers.
Indeed.
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a good, strong lightweight frame to buy would be the Volume Ardelean
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Old 11-21-05, 01:05 PM   #14
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You clearly have no clue what you're talking about. Almost everyone I know of that bought that frame has bent the rear triangle.
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www.endemicbmx.com

good frame
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Old 11-21-05, 05:16 PM   #16
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that frame reminds me of a specialized fuse.
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click on the link....
go to the link on the page that says "frame"
and look at the specs.
its a damn good frame.
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have you ever ridden one? do you know anybody with one?
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have i ever ridden one...no.
do i know anybody that rides one-yes.
do they ride street-yes...therfore it can take the abuse of street (this persons actually pretty good. hes sponsored by 5ive bmx.)
is it still in good condition and not have dents in it-yes.

ive only heard good things about it. i like the companys view. i was going to buy one myself until i got a really good deal on an old general lee that saved alot of money of buying the endemic..especially when i feel like im at that point in my riding where i havent progreseed enough for it to be worth it to buy a brand new frame.
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Old 11-22-05, 03:31 PM   #21
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is he strictly street or is he a park rider that rides street and fufanus everything like a little *****?
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I'm considering a "backup" bike of sorts. My daughter seems to want to race. She likes my bike. So I'm thinking of giving her mine, and upgrading to a better cruiser. After a little thought, and riding a 20" for 5 minutes. I realized that cruisers are the way for me to stay. Anyway, she wont ride forever, and may quit after the first crash. So I'll get my bike back, having a "backup" bike. Now, I just have to seach for a good cruiser for about $300 or less.
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Old 11-22-05, 04:38 PM   #23
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Keep the cruiser, and get a 20" dirt jump bike. Relive your youth.
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Relive the crashes you mean?

Hey, post pics of your 20"er. Especially with you on it.
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I try not to think about that part. I just know that I can treat my Backtrail like the bikes I had as a kid. No worries about breaking the bike.
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