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    Making the switch..

    Ive been riding mountain bikes for street/dirt for a while now and ive come to the conclusion that i must be high....So im making the switch back over to the bmx world and a lot of things have changed in the 6 years ive been gone. I am looking at the eastern jane bike and i guess im asking what your opinions are on eastern.



    and a pic of what i was riding before....yeah i know....must of been high


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    The Jane should be good, it has good components and the frame shouldn't be bad. I was actually going to buy one about a month ago, but the dealer told me Eastern was sold out of that and the Ace of Spades. If you get it from Dans Comp they should have it in stock, though.

    I ended up getting a Specialized that cost a little less than the Eastern, but either way I know if I stick with it I'll want to replace all of the parts eventually.

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    I have to complement you, that is a nice clean mountianbike.

    This is my dirtjumper.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Nice azonic...I think if i would of kept my steelhead i would stiill be feeling the mountain scene but the smaller bike just made me want something smaller/lighter/more flickable. Now i kick myself for selling my old standard sta that bike took some abuse.

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    I heard that Chris Moeller and someone from the MTB industry made a frame at S&M under the name 'BLK MRKT'...

    Are those any good, or popular?

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    Black markets were supposed to be pretty good. I haven't kept up with MTB stuff lately though, they might have all developed a fatal flaw and exploded during use, killing the rider and bystanders for all I know.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gerst240
    Ive been riding mountain bikes for street/dirt for a while now and ive come to the conclusion that i must be high....So im making the switch back over to the bmx world and a lot of things have changed in the 6 years ive been gone. I am looking at the eastern jane bike and i guess im asking what your opinions are on eastern.



    and a pic of what i was riding before....yeah i know....must of been high

    is that a mosh chainring on your bike?

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    no it was a macneil.....so how about eastern i think im gonna order the jane on monday.

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    it will most likely be fine. It seems like a nice, strong frame with nice, strong parts.

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    Also, thats a helluva steep headangle on your current bike.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMan2k
    Black markets were supposed to be pretty good. I haven't kept up with MTB stuff lately though, they might have all developed a fatal flaw and exploded during use, killing the rider and bystanders for all I know.
    Haha.

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    black markets are soo nice! if i didn't ride bmx full tine i would ride the MOB!

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    all i'm gonna say about eastern is ther not the most popular now a days

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    I have to complement you, that is a nice clean mountianbike.

    This is my dirtjumper.
    horrible

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    How so?

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    new bars, new cranks and just rear brakes with a straight cable.

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    These are $200 bars/stem.

    I've gotten new cranks since the photo.

    Its also used for trailriding, so the front brake stays on.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    I dont know much about MTB's but that one looks pretty cool.
    Haha.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    Its also used for trailriding, so the front brake stays on.
    you mean trialriding

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    No... mountain bike trails that are on actual mountains are pretty unsafe to ride with only a rear brake. Even around here, where it's relatively flat (maybe you lose 3-400ft elevation on the longer downhill parts).

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    Quote Originally Posted by mude
    you mean trialriding
    No, trailriding.

    As in DH.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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    Quote Originally Posted by wethepeople
    No, trailriding.
    As in DH.

    That looks like alot of fun.
    There is a DH course at one of the trail spots around here(495) its fun as hell to ride on BMX's too!

    But scary as hell.

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