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Old 04-09-09, 11:49 AM   #326
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Old 04-09-09, 01:49 PM   #328
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So I'm looking to get a new bike, but not sure what would suit my needs. My last BMX was something like a '99 GT Bump, which was stolen by '01, and I haven't touched one since. I primarily plan to ride street/park, and maybe the occasional trail adventure.

What should I be looking for as far as the top tube length goes? I'm 5'10, with a 30" inseam.

My budget is about $400-500, but I'd prefer to aim towards the lower end of that scale. I don't really have any brand loyalties/preferences as I ride Road (Trek Portland), and don't know a whole lot about what is quality and what isn't in the BMX world.

Looking around at Danscomp, I like:
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All three of those bikes are solid. Whatever one you pick would be good.
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Old 04-10-09, 09:40 AM   #331
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All three of those bikes are solid. Whatever one you pick would be good.
Know any other completes that would be worth checking out?

Also, how is Danscomp as far as getting your order out of the door? Pretty quick, or can it take a week or three sometimes?
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To answer the second question, Dan's is normally pretty quick with their shipping, it depends on where you live too. To Oregon, I would say probably about a week.
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im in michigan and i get my dans parts in like 4 days. its pretty fast, and i love it.
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To canada only took 5 or 6 days.
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It takes about 4-5 days to get to eastern Pennsylvania. I ordered a top cap from Empire and it only took like 2 days. I now love Empire a lot.
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What's the minimum i'd be looking to be paying if I were to build one up instead of buying a complete? I love putting things together from scratch. $700-800? Or more?

Also, I never figured out how long of a TT I need for my height. 5'10 with a 29/30" inseam.
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What's the minimum i'd be looking to be paying if I were to build one up instead of buying a complete? I love putting things together from scratch. $700-800? Or more?

Also, I never figured out how long of a TT I need for my height. 5'10 with a 29/30" inseam.
Probly around $1200 or so to build up a custom bike.
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Yeah at least $1200. Mine was about $2000.
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i looked at all the prices of my dream bike, and it was just over $1500. *hit aint cheap
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Yeah, mine was prob about $1800, I don't know how, but then assembly and wheel building cost put it over $2000.
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see i like to build stuff up myself. especially since i know how to do wheels now.
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Yeah me too but my mom wouldn't let me.
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really? why not?
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She said she spent too much money for me to mess something up.
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practice on an old wheel first?
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Did it.
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and she wouldnt let you?
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Right. It's no big deal. I'm just glad it's done and over with and now I have an amazing bicycle to ride.
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