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Old 07-27-08, 06:05 PM   #1
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Noob looking for dirt/street bike

Hi, I'm looking for a bike that I will use for dirt/trails, street and maybey a little jumping. I know you guys hate these threads but I'm realy confused what is a "good" bike. My price range is around $200-$270, I know alot of you think bikes in this price range are trash but it's all I can afford. I only way about 104 lbs. so I'm guessing frame strength won't be a huge issue but I don't know. The bikes I am considering are the dk Step Up, General Lee, Cincinnati and Redline RL series. I also like the mongoose brawler and dk eight pack but I'm not sure on the quality or the weight of these bikes. This will be my first real bmx bike so any help will be appreciated.
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Old 07-27-08, 06:14 PM   #2
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The DK Eight-Pack would probably be your best bet out of those choices.
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Old 07-27-08, 06:23 PM   #3
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8 pack.
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Old 07-27-08, 06:24 PM   #4
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How much does the eight pack weigh, will the eight pack's weight be an issue for some minor/medium jumping?
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Old 07-27-08, 06:26 PM   #5
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weight dont matter
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pointless to worry about stock weight. eventually youll swap the heavy stock parts for lighter, better ones.
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Old 07-27-08, 06:28 PM   #7
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i want to build a 40 pound bike
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Old 07-27-08, 06:37 PM   #8
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hahaha. you and sean burns could be best friends. last time i read an interview with him, he said that his bike weighs like 31 or 32 lbs.
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what about the brawler or step up, any thoughts on those?
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Old 07-27-08, 07:14 PM   #10
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what about the brawler or step up, any thoughts on those?
No don't go with them
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Old 07-27-08, 07:33 PM   #11
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any other bikes you guys would suggest?
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Old 07-27-08, 07:52 PM   #12
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Look for a used good one that full chromo.
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Get the 8 pack. Best bet.
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ok, when i get the funds I will probly get the eight pak
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thxs for the help
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No prob. Have fun.
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I was just wondering what your thoughts are on MirraCo bikes? I was looking at the Icon Intro, option and Signature signature. Are these bikes any better than the dk eight pack, cause the option has 4130 cromo.
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Old 07-28-08, 07:51 PM   #18
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Hey guys, I just want to here some opinians, thanks.
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on the mirraco bikes? eh. some of em look decent. others dont. throw up some links of the ones that you want us to give an opinion on.
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Here are some links to the bikes:
OPTION
http://www.mirrabikeco.com/bikes_icon_option.html

MOTO
http://www.mirrabikeco.com/bikes_icon_moto.html

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http://www.mirrabikeco.com/bikes_icon_intro.html
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Out of those I would go with the option.
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Cool, that was what I was thinking too, but would you choose it over the dk eight pack?
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That's up to you really. Whichever one you like better they have specs that are similar.
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Motooooooo. looks way cleaner than the option. and the option doesnt have a full chromo frame/fork, and the moto does.
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So the both have quality chomo, just the moto has more? Any other reasons the moto is a better bike?
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