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  • FA Crown Imperial

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  • WTP Four Seasons

    1 12.50%
  • FBM Warlord

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  • FIT Flow Park

    1 12.50%
  • KHE Impact Pro

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  • Haro Pro Lite

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  • Kink Apex

    4 50.00%
  • Verde Cadet

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  • Stolen Score

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  • Integral Bel Air

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    Street Thrasher

    I am thinking of getting a Street BMX bike to play around on. I am 5'9" bout 170 lbs and want something that won't self destruct. I want full CroMo F & F between 24 & 27 lbs and prefer DB top and down tubes. Detangler not necessary as I'm too old to have the courage to let the bars go . Willing to invest $500 and up to 7 if choice represents a good value for what it is. Thinking a 20.75" or 20.8 TT as they seem to split the ground between 20.5 & 21. I know there are dozens of possible choices and have about 10 as follows, but don't know what makes one better than the next:

    Free Agent Crown Imperial
    Stolen Score
    FBM Warlord
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    Integral Bel Air
    WTP Four Season or Phoenix
    Kink Apex
    Haro Pro Lite
    KHE Impact Pro (probably too much $)
    Fit Flow Street

    *** If I overlooked a viable choice please do tell
    Last edited by Red Horn; 08-03-08 at 11:48 AM.

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    Fit flow street!

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    Apex or Fit Flow.
    i would go with apex though.
    so freakin dialed

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    Apex seems to have a nice frame which is the heart of any bike. Why is there no brake on the Flow Street? Generally which brands have the best steel and construction for their frames? Also should I be concerned if it has a 10 or 48 spline crank? I think it might be easiest if you guys can tell me which brands are not worth considering from my list above. That will help to narrow things down.

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    Free Agent, KHE, Stolen, Haro, WTP.

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    fit flow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Punx View Post
    Free Agent, KHE, Stolen, Haro, WTP.
    I'm doing my research. Whats' wrong with Stolens? I have been reading they are comparable to Knik's. WTP it apears are over rated.

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    I didn't mean to write Stolen sorry. I would reccomend getting the Stolen Cheater if you get a Stolen.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Punx View Post
    Free Agent, KHE, Stolen, Haro, WTP.
    Why not WTP they have good bikes?
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    I would recommend getting the Stolen Cheater if you get a Stolen.
    Do you think it's worth an extra $100 over the Score? The Score seems specked nicely.
    Last edited by Red Horn; 08-03-08 at 10:49 AM.

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    FIT Flow Street. straight up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Street rider View Post
    FIT Flow Street. straight up.
    No brake which I want. Nice clean looking bike though. If I go brakeless it will have to be much later in the game

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    use your feet to brake

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nathan17 View Post
    use your feet to brake
    No, thanks. Don't want to go Bedrock style. I'll pull the lever .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Horn View Post
    Do you think it's worth an extra $100 over the Score? The Score seems specked nicely.
    Just go with the score and spend the extra $100 on parts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PRIMO22 View Post
    spend the extra $100 on parts.
    What parts would it need and would they not be probably upgraded on the Cheater?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Red Horn View Post
    What parts would it need and would they not be probably upgraded on the Cheater?
    Some stuff breaks and a lot of parts you can buy separate are better than stock parts.
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    The cheater just seems a lot better. I would get the apex though.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Punx View Post
    The cheater just seems a lot better. I would get the apex though.
    I definitely agree with both your statements. Since the plan is to get into this fresh at a late stage of my life I kinda want to try to get the most bang for my buck at the lowest price point that will give me full CroMo and Fully sealed. Then if I need to upgrade I can dump it and probably get a decent % toward a full on ride .

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