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Old 08-02-08, 02:04 PM   #1
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which bike??

i plan on geting a new bike soon n givin my bro my old bike
i lookd at these bikes on danscomp which would u recommend for being durable,tough,n for street??

http://www.danscomp.com/101068.php?cat=BIKES

http://www.danscomp.com/101072.php?cat=BIKES

buh i plan on geting the 09 models as soon as there released
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Old 08-02-08, 03:51 PM   #2
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With $500 don't get a freakin dk.
Get the Kink Roc.
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word. stay away from DK with $500
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wats wrong with the 4 pack or the dayton??
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They way around like 32 pounds and you could get a Kink Roc that has 1000x nicer components and like 26-27 pounds and will feel 1000x nicer.
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wat bout the stolen??

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n are Dks really that bad??
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They aren't bad. But I got my four pack used for $200 shipped. If I wouldn't have found that I would have gotten a kink whip. If you have the money get the best bike you can.
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If $500 + shipping is what you have to work with which bike in a 20.75" full CroMo streeter?
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I was just looking at all the stolen's and this one has what you want.
http://www.danscomp.com/101414.php?cat=BIKES
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word. go for the score. personally, i would go for the sinner, but thats just me.
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I was just looking at all the stolen's and this one has what you want.
http://www.danscomp.com/101414.php?cat=BIKES
i kno buh im lookin to spend around $400-430...for now.buh is the stolen heist a good bike for street??
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i kno buh im lookin to spend around $400-430...for now.buh is the stolen heist a good bike for street??
Yea go for it. Right now you are looking for a starter bike. So don't be worried about exact specs get a decent bike and go from there. You will end up replace parts and getting new parts for the one you don't like.
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Why wait? All the research you do now may mean little when new models release. I am in a similar position as you and think I will draw the $ line at 420. The two I am considering are the Kink Transition w/20.5" TT and a Stolen Heist w/20.75, gusseted frame tabs and 48 spoke rear wheel. They both weigh about the same and and have full CroMo F & F. Once I figure out what TT length is right for my 5'9" height will determine the selection. I plan to not do any hard core trick riding, just have safe fun and hopefully keep my old bones connected where they are supposed to be . Anyone know first hand what the different attributes of TT length in my case are? Also at about 165 lbs is a 48 spoke rear wheel beneficial for me? I plan on jumping, but nothing crazy.

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TT lenght is different for everybody. sometimes a longer TT can feel shorter, and maybe vice versa. right now i think mine is 20.25, and it feels too small. but ive ridden 20.5's that felt smaller than the one i currently have. it just depends on the angles and stuff. im 5' 10", and i feel comfortable with anything above 20.5. it just depends on your preferences.
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http://www.bikeguide.org/guides/geom...eometry102.php has the skinny on geometry.

But seriously, you're talking about two bikes with a difference of a quarter inch. Don't stress the theory so much, just test ride them both and buy the one you like better.
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Yea go for it. Right now you are looking for a starter bike. So don't be worried about exact specs get a decent bike and go from there. You will end up replace parts and getting new parts for the one you don't like.
yea thxs man.buh if i order it from dans comp will it be easy to assemble my self?? n wat would u replace on the heist if u had jus gotten it or later on??
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Why wait? All the research you do now may mean little when new models release. I am in a similar position as you and think I will draw the $ line at 420. The two I am considering are the Kink Transition w/20.5" TT and a Stolen Heist w/20.75, gusseted frame tabs and 48 spoke rear wheel. They both weigh about the same and and have full CroMo F & F. Once I figure out what TT length is right for my 5'9" height will determine the selection. I plan to not do any hard core trick riding, just have safe fun and hopefully keep my old bones connected where they are supposed to be . Anyone know first hand what the different attributes of TT length in my case are? Also at about 165 lbs is a 48 spoke rear wheel beneficial for me? I plan on jumping, but nothing crazy.
homie if i were u id go wit the heist.thats wat im guna go wit
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Nothing. Ride it and if something fails replace it with a better part. In stock form it has decent parts and has a fairly light weight .
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oh ok thxs again haha.wat kind of a bike do u ride??
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i got 2 questions.wat are spanish BBs n wat do they do??
n wats so good bout the smaller chainwheel becuz most bikes i see hav the smaller chainwheels now?? wats up wit that??
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i got 2 questions.wat are spanish BBs n wat do they do??
n wats so good bout the smaller chainwheel becuz most bikes i see hav the smaller chainwheels now?? wats up wit that??
1. Spanish BB is just a different bottom bb nothing you need to worry about right now.
2.Smaller chainwheel= more room from the ground to chain wheel which helps keep it out of the way.
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oh ok thxs again haha.wat kind of a bike do u ride??
Follow the thread .
A SixThreeZero Mammoth. I've been crusin baby! LOL (see my Avatar). I am seriously considering that Heist now .
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i got 2 questions.wat are spanish BBs n wat do they do??
n wats so good bout the smaller chainwheel becuz most bikes i see hav the smaller chainwheels now?? wats up wit that??
1. Spanish BB is just a different bottom bb nothing you need to worry about right now.
2.Smaller chainwheel= more room from the ground to chain wheel which helps keep it out of the way.
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and the smaller drivetrain just reduces the weight a little bit more. and with Dans bikes, i think its really simple stuff like putting the pedals on, and the bars. and maybe something with brakes/cables too. do what you can, and whatever you cant do, take it to someone who can or a shop.

and please stop double posting. just edit. its in the bottom right of each post.
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