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Old 10-15-03, 11:13 PM   #1
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Honda Racing "Top Side" BMXer

Hey,

I'm new to the sport, actually I'm not even new yet. I was wondering if this was a peice-o-crap bike or if it is okay for a begginer.
Any and all input is appreciated.

http://www.jeepbikes.com/topside.html
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Old 10-15-03, 11:34 PM   #2
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Hey,

I'm new to the sport, actually I'm not even new yet. I was wondering if this was a piece-o-crap bike or if it is okay for a begginer.
Any and all input is appreciated.

http://www.jeepbikes.com/topside.html
It's a safe bet that if it's branded by a company that makes motor vehicles (ie: Jeep or Honda) it's garbage. That said, your bike should last about six months tops before it breaks or rusts out. I'd look into getting something with a Cro-moly steel alloy frame instead of the Hi-Ten ( otherwise known as High Tensile) steel. What you've got there is just another X-mart P.O.S. painted up with a car company logo. Your best bet is to return it or wreck it and get something like a Haro Backtrail - inexpensive yes but a solid bike to start out with.
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Old 10-16-03, 08:14 AM   #3
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It's a safe bet that if it's branded by a company that makes motor vehicles (ie: Jeep or Honda) it's garbage. That said, your bike should last about six months tops before it breaks or rusts out. I'd look into getting something with a Cro-moly steel alloy frame instead of the Hi-Ten ( otherwise known as High Tensile) steel. What you've got there is just another X-mart P.O.S. painted up with a car company logo. Your best bet is to return it or wreck it and get something like a Haro Backtrail - inexpensive yes but a solid bike to start out with.
Thanks a lot! I don't want to buy a bike like that. Could you type in a link were I could look at one of these?
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u shud get a Hoffman, at danscomp.com, they have a good selection of eastern, hoffman, Dk etc. for pretty good prices
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some kid at the local track beat me on one of those hondas. So they must be an ok beginner bike.
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Old 03-04-05, 12:26 AM   #6
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Hate to say it(well, no I don't), but it's almost all skill involved there.
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Hate to say it, but Dain just dumped up a thread from 2003. Could someone please lock this?
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holy crap I did. I didn't even know they had those back then.
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