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Old 07-10-08, 12:11 AM   #1
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Trying to help my roommate

He is either going to buy a 2004 dk 4 pack here is all the info

Dk four pack bike
new haro wrap tire (95%)
shadiw grips
Sun double wall back and front rims 14mm
Odyssey linear brake cable
Tektro FX-30 rear brake
FSA cranks
Dia-Tech dirt harry brake lever
Snafu Seat Clamp
DK 36 tooth sprocket
DK seven three bars
kool stop race brake pads (98%left!!!)
Shadow Conspiracy John Jennings seat (NICE)(NEW)
PLENTY OF EXTRA PARTS AND TUBES
spare stock bars
i also have original seat (untouched)took it off when i bought the bike new original reflectors owners manual original seat the price tag and original receit 2 extra tubes
i just put a new rear tire on i also have donuts for grips

TAKE IT THIS WEEKEND FOR $$225




Or my 07 eastern element with slambars and a set of pitchforks and a demolition tire for $225. what is the better bike???? id rather him have the better bike

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Old 07-10-08, 08:44 AM   #2
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honestly... i think that the 4 pack might be a good deal. tons on decent parts.
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Old 07-10-08, 01:55 PM   #3
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Old 07-10-08, 07:20 PM   #4
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4-Pack ftw.
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4-Pack ftw.
Or This:
Specialized Fuse 3 $200

Matte black
cane creek head
truvativ cranks
gyro brake
maxxis hookworm tires (110 psi)

I am a bike mechanic who takes VERY good care of his bikes. this one was bought as a convenient way to get me to class and no longer serves my needs.

it has never been beat on and has always been babied.
Zero frame damage, never had so much as a pair of pegs mounted!
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Old 07-11-08, 02:13 PM   #7
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eh. 4 pack. but try to weasel the hookworms out of the other guy. i have em and love em.
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screw that run something high psi.
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I would go with the Eastern Element. I don't like DK bike's at all, i had a 4 pack like as my first bmx, i hated it.
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you are dumb.
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dude the ringworms are 110 psi.
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well thats news to me, must have updated them in the last few years cause i remember having a set that were only 65 psi, either way the suck.
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naw dude. i like em. theyre pretty grippy for street tires. and theyre kinda light. and pretty solid.
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I can't stand more than like 55 PSI in my tires anyhow.
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FuzzyRyder. Why do you have to be a dick. I was just stating my opinion.
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cause eastern sucks ball you should know that.
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I can't stand more than like 55 PSI in my tires anyhow.
you'll roll alot faster with higher psi in your tires, just be smooth and flow and it shouldnt bother you.
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That would work if I was always smooth and could flow all the time. The thing is, I mess up a lot. And I like my wrists how they are.
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your wrists will survive! be a man!
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They might, but I ride how I'm comfortable. I'm in my "learn how to jump stage" too, so that doesn't help any.
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Mini Ive been riding at about 70-80psi try that... not bad on your wrists espically with the new bars you just got... switching to new bars and running higher psi made my wrists feel much better and me being 205lbs on lower psi i messed up my fair share of rims... I think i talked him in to the 4 pack. Thanks for the help i think he is getting it for $200... Meanwhile i have a buyer lined up for the eastern for $275
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having a higher psi will also reduce your risk of pinchflats. im actually thinking of getting some 120 psi tires. not a whole big difference, but its just even more solid.
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I think my Tioga Comp III is only rated for like 55 PSI anyhow. And my Intense Haalo is rated up to 125 PSI. I would neverrrr run that much.
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do it. run it at 125. rock solid baby.
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High PSI makes my bike feel like crap, every little bump makes it rattle and it's a lot harder to manual.
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