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Old 08-12-07, 12:12 PM   #1
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Need a bike...Please help!

Hey I am new to the sport and have no idea what bike to get. I am 25 200lbs and have very little experience. Can anyone help?
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Old 08-12-07, 12:25 PM   #2
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these are pretty cool
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Old 08-12-07, 06:42 PM   #3
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Old 08-13-07, 04:51 PM   #4
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200 lbs. Definitely want a very sturdy bike. Full cro-mo. Be prepared to spend well over $300 if you want anything half decent.
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I'm 192lbs and ride an '06 Mongoose Hardball. It's a singlespeed MTB designed for DJ/street. Paid $530 from Performance, plus "10% off" in performance points. I'd be surprised if anyone could find a better bike for $480.

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Frame has straight dropouts & chain tensioner
Atomlab bars and stem
Hayes Nine brakes F/R
24" Sun Singletrack rims
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Marzocchi Dirtjam Pro Fork

The only thing I replaced were the POS pedals.
Thats not a BMX.
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Old 08-13-07, 10:53 PM   #6
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Thats not a BMX.
It's a singlespeed MTB designed for DJ/street
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Exactly, and this is the BMX section.
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Old 08-14-07, 12:12 AM   #8
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Yea will if Im not mistaken this isn't the first MTB topic in here I've seen.
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Some things do happen to intertwine in here sometimes. In this case, it does not.
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24" Sun Singletrack rims

Thats reason enough not to buy that bike
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They put in a free order of taco's when he bought the bike.
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Old 08-14-07, 04:30 PM   #13
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They put in a free order of taco's when he bought the bike.
I thought they mowed the lawn for him, not tacos.
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Let's not take this too far...
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I thought they mowed the lawn for him, not tacos.
It was a joke about how bad singletrack rims are, not a racial one.
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