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Old 05-16-05, 12:55 PM   #1
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Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who posts on here. With your help I decided to get a '05 satin black Specialized Hardrock Sport. As soon as I was able to get it home I took it out for a little spin and experienced my first crash. I went over the handle bars, did a somersault, landed on my feet, jumped up and let out a big "WHOOO-WHO!" It was rad! Both the bike and I came out unharmed, except my ego a bit. I'm really looking forward to getting a lot better and hitting up some trails pretty soon.

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Just wanted to say thanks to everyone who posts on here. With your help I decided to get a '05 satin black Specialized Hardrock Sport. As soon as I was able to get it home I took it out for a little spin and experienced my first crash. I went over the handle bars, did a somersault, landed on my feet, jumped up and let out a big "WHOOO-WHO!" It was rad! Both the bike and I came out unharmed, except my ego a bit. I'm really looking forward to getting a lot better and hitting up some trails pretty soon.

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Hehe, sounds like you had fun. Great choice on bike, now all we need is some pics.
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Ugad13,

I am trying to decide which to get, the sport, sport disc or comp. What swayed you to get the sport?

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I am trying to decide which to get, the sport, sport disc or comp. What swayed you to get the sport?

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If you have the money I'd definately go for the comp: better fork, better discs.
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I decided to get the Sport mainly because of the price. I also thought that I didn't need disc brakes because I am not an experienced mountain biker yet. If I feel like my talents become greater what the V-brake offer I might upgrade to disc. But for now, the V-brakes that came on it are pretty good, at least I think so.

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Congrats. Going OTB on firt ride... priceless. Or to quote Paris Hilton- "That's hot".
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man u beat me to it i was about to post a thank you to everyone who helped me choose my hardrock sport disc well i just say it here

thanx all of you for your knowledge and expertise and helping me and the guy who started this thread choose a great bike

and man i know how u feel i went for my first ride on thursdays and fell quite afew times it was so much fun
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Old 05-16-05, 09:26 PM   #8
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My friend just got that bike and it it so awsome i decided i'd get my own hardrock pro disc but thats one cool bike!
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This is what I don't get. You can spell the words half the time but the other half you can't / won't? Follow the rules. No AOL'ese here. Thanks
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Dont be scared by raiyn. He just likes to chew on the AOLese when he gets a craving.

Congradulations on your bike! Have fun! Its good that you followed our advice and didnt get something like a y26.
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Congradulations on your bike! Have fun! Its good that you followed our advice and didnt get something like a y26.
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