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Old 05-12-05, 03:31 AM   #1
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Best Jumper

I've been looking at bikes for ages now and trying to get myself a new one, but can't seem to find the right one for me. I like cross country bikes such as Marin Wolf Ridge and some of the FSRs, but I also like the downhillers like the Specialised Bighit. I initially wanted a cross between cross country and downhill like the Kona Coilers, but now I'm not so sure.
The question is, what is the best bike for jumping?
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Old 05-12-05, 07:06 AM   #2
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A Hardtail!
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Old 05-12-05, 07:30 AM   #3
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Honestly,there is no "best jumper", but for dirt jumping hardtails usually are better than full suspension bikes. They're built differently, usually with smaller frame sizes.

The Norco 125 is a perfect example:



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And, this is mine

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So, youre looking for a dirtjump bike or an all-mountain bike? Theres a huge difference.
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So, youre looking for a dirtjump bike or an all-mountain bike? Theres a huge difference.
Yep. If you're going to do dirtjumping, get a hardtail. If you're doing downhill and freeride go for the BigHit.
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