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Old 05-23-06, 02:44 PM   #1
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Starter Bike Under $250

I just started biking and I need a cheap bike. I wanted the paydirt but people say it sucks. Anyone got anything else?
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Old 05-24-06, 09:07 AM   #2
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search the forum for something along the same lines as this thread, there are thousands
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Old 05-24-06, 09:39 AM   #3
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what style of riding are you going to be doing? If it is dirt, I would recommend the GT Mach 1 pro, or the DK General Lee. If you are doing street, I would recommend the DK six pack, or eight pack, or Fuse 2. If you are gonna do both, I would probably go with the six pack.
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what style of riding are you going to be doing? If it is dirt, I would recommend the GT Mach 1 pro, or the DK General Lee. If you are doing street, I would recommend the DK six pack, or eight pack, or Fuse 2. If you are gonna do both, I would probably go with the six pack.
i agree with the general lee for dirt
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if i were you i would get a fuse because i have a gt mach 1 pro and i was wanting to do dirt at the time but then i liked street more and i used the mach one pro and now i have all heavy duty parts and that cost a lot so get something like the six pack
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General Lee. Its in your price range, and pretty good.
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Old 05-24-06, 02:06 PM   #7
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I'm just looking to do some street right now and maybe dirt later because I'm still getting used to riding since I used to skate. The Six pack is #300 so thats out and I was wondering is chromoly is that much beter than steel for just starting out with street. Im not planning on huge jumps or anything, Just hitting ledges.
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the bramd new 5-pack is 300
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Old 05-25-06, 01:20 PM   #9
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Is the Traildigger any good? I like the way the easterns look and I want a smaller chainwheel (about 33T) because i need to get a guard and no one makes them for 44t...what is the general lee?
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Dk general lee is pretty cheap
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but its over 250 i think
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the bramd new 5-pack is 300
You mean 6-Pack right?

There is no such thing as a 5-Pack, that would be 2 jumps and then a lip with no lander, thats kinda of dumb. Unless your still building the trails. (the point is its the 6-Pack not the 5-pack.)
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the bramd new 5-pack is 300
never heard of a 5-pack
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Old 05-26-06, 12:32 PM   #14
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There is no 5-pack it's only 4, 6, or 8. But is he Traildigger any good?
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There is no 5-pack it's only 4, 6, or 8. But is he Traildigger any good?
Its decent.


And ive seen trails much bigger than 8-Packs.

Our trails have a 12-Pack.
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Old 05-27-06, 11:47 AM   #16
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Oh I know, I was talking about DK, they only have an "eight pack"
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Old 05-29-06, 08:43 AM   #17
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I've got a specialized fuse I'm trying to sell if you want it.
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No, I just ordered a Traildigger.
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