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Old 06-02-14, 02:50 AM   #1
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BMX vs. Mountain Bike?!?!?!?!?

Okay, I'm getting a bike tomorrow and i was wondering what to get. I wont be going to any skateparks, just to school, around my neighborhood, and to friends houses.THX

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Old 06-02-14, 10:15 AM   #2
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Are there any uphills that you have to climb?
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Old 06-02-14, 10:23 AM   #3
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Though they are a bit more complex to maintain, mountain bikes are way more versatile and you should generally be able to get around more quickly and comfortably on one.
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well first thing is a bmx are less expencive and less complex soo the cost is less for a good bmx. where a mtn bike of the same price as the bmx will most likely be on the lower side of quality and value scale, and if your going any distances the mtn will have generaly more comfort but more work to maintain, I have both and it all depends on what I want to do that chooses the bike
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Old 07-14-14, 09:18 PM   #5
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You could also get a 20" mini MTB like the Cannondale Hooligan. If you like to go on fire roads and gravel paths, it would serve you better than a BMX bike.
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Old 09-24-14, 09:58 PM   #6
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Mountain bike. Keep it maintained and you can ride pretty much any where and any thing. Can ride faster and farther.
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Old 09-25-14, 12:27 PM   #7
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Do you like to only sit on the saddle when you stop? if not Yes a MTB .

one which has only 1 speed can also be found.. less to bend in the School bikerack ..

get some Serious Locks.
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