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    I want to get into some trail riding and was looking at the Haro Backtrail X1. I'm 6'0" about 190 lbs. Will this be a good bike for me to start with as far as size?

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    No.
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    Just in case anyone wants to look at the site heres a link.
    http://www.harobikes.com/2006/bmx/x1.php
    Last edited by 19camaro76; 08-15-06 at 10:00 PM.

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    Why not? is it not big enough or do you not like the bike?

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    The bike sucks mad balls and with your height and weight it's just not good for you... the only backtrail version of a Haro worth getting is the X 3.
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    the geometry on this bike is the same as the X3 so why would my height and weight make any difference?
    I heard some good things about this bike and just want to get straight before I end up wasting my money.
    Last edited by 19camaro76; 08-15-06 at 10:11 PM.

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    That doesn't mean the parts are the same and that the frame is made of the same materials... the X3 has a full chromoly frame.. the X1 does not. The X3 is a lot better.
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    Trail riding could be hard on bikes as you're learning tricks, since you'll probably throw the bike a lot of times, making it land flat or on the next jump, and could bend/snap a lot of the parts if they're cheap.

    Usually bikes for under about $300-350 aren't really worth it if you want to actually ride.

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    the geometry question didn't have anything to do with the quality of the bike. you said it was not good for my height so i was just wondering. So the X3 is just built better.

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    I dont have the extra 130 bucks right now. I might save up the rest but back to size question since they are the same size. For my size there is no problem with either of these bikes?

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    At your height you'd probably like a toptube between 20.5'-21'.
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    sorry for being a pain but thanks

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    It's okay, we've seen much worse... all newbs are a pain.
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