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    Which bike out of the two?

    I am just getting into flatland BMX... I Need a new bike.....I am just going to buy one off E-bay to see if i like flatland if i do ill buy a new bike later...

    what one is better for flatland?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/Haro-F1-Series_W...QQcmdZViewItem


    or


    http://cgi.ebay.com/2004-EASTERN-JAN...ayphotohosting




    thanks

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    Neither have a freecoaster, so neither of them will be particularily good for flatland.

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    Haro, it has pegs.

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    Can't i just make a freecoaster on the bikes?

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    What???

    "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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    You could run chainless.

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    flat is hard. daang. if thats whats you like though go for it man. I'm not at all into flatland so get something thats easily upgradeable.
    life is shorter than you think, why not ride the hell out of it?

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    check out flatlandfuel.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by MadMan2k View Post
    You could run chainless.
    It's real fun till you try to pedal or move your feet to much and your knees meet your stem.

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    http://youtube.com/watch?v=dG6XsDzyLbw

    ^^make a freecoaster?


    If i can't do that... then whats an easy upgradeable bike? that isn't alot of Money cause I don't even know if i will stick with it...

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    Looks like a good deal.

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    Is the bike light?

    how long is the Toptube?

    I couldn't find info on the bike anywhere...

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    The Hoffman ep wasn't a light bike. But neither was ANY complete bike from about 5 yrs ago. Just get it & deal with the weight - you'll adapt.
    The TT is most likely 18-19" if I recall.
    While the bike is still a good deal at $75, keep in mind that the seller is lying in the description. Those are NOT Primo Powerbite cranks. I suspect he has a low-end EP complete & is claiming it is a high-end EP complete. If this is the case, it may not have a freecoaster either.
    Still - at $75, not bad. If you're just starting out in flatland, a freecoaster isn't quite as important.
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    I wouldn't buy it just because the seller is lying. Those are only one-piece cranks. You can buy yourself a much better bike for a bit more money.
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    ya chainless is the style. once we rode home from the bike racks without a chain cause someone jacked joes(reason to never use a master link) and he had a huge bruze on his knee the next day.
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    Lol where would it break... it has the bigger axles...

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    Quote Originally Posted by live4muzic2 View Post
    ya chainless is the style. once we rode home from the bike racks without a chain cause someone jacked joes(reason to never use a master link) and he had a huge bruze on his knee the next day.
    ^^...


    anyways...I think I will just get the haro F1... My friend has the F2.. a little heavy in the front...but o well... and for the freecoaster... just kinda thought you had to have it but if i really want it ill just go chainless and if i like it ill buy one from somewhere...

    Well before I become 100% sure thats the bike... anyone think i shouldn't get it as a beg. bike for flatland?
    http://cgi.ebay.com/Haro-F1-Series_W...QQcmdZViewItem



    and I have a different question... whats the different from flatland and freestyle? does freestyle have ramps or something?






    Thanks..

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    ehh

    if your looking to do flatland, i would say neither. you go a freestyle bike already? If so, just use that.

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    HEY SENEYE!!!

    I think I know you from somewhere. HTR maybe? HOW'S IT GOING???

    Get a WTP Metric from oldskoolcycles.com. Although it might be out of your price range cause it is $500.
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    haha

    i say your name before this and i was like wow... most be a common name...



    and yea just alitttle out of my range...

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    I've never seen anybody else using the name "thermo". You shoulda known it was me!
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