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Old 06-11-05, 06:14 PM   #1
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freeride bikes

what would be a good freeride bike? for about $1,200? im 5' 7''
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Old 06-11-05, 06:18 PM   #2
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hardtail or full suspension? Because the hardtail sticky has a pretty good selection.
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Whats your weight?, And are ya looking for a hardtail, or a FS?
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Old 06-11-05, 06:21 PM   #4
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im looking for full suspension and im about 135 lbs....im 13 so im still going
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Well, since you dont weigh that much it opens some more doors for you..I weigh almost 200 so im kinda stuck in the pricy section..Any bikes that you had picked out cause there are alot of choices that you can go with..
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what company would you recommend that is in my price range ($1,200)
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I just recently purchased a specialized from a LBS..Stumpy FSR, Solid bike so far, You can look into specialied, i had a schwinn Moab before that, but schwinn is no longer the same...Did you check out the threads that have been started here..I would say best bet is going to the bike shop and seeing what you like and what fits you best, for every person its going to be different..Good luck with the search sorry i cant be more direct..
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Kona a popular strong bike, I'm not real sure about prices though.
That trek bruiser 3, looks like it's in that price range. just look around, maybe consider a used bike.
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Kona a popular strong bike, I'm not real sure about prices though.
Kona Coiler seems to be the cheapest full suspension freeride bike. Bike retails as $1599USD.
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for good tough freeride bikes at a low cost, check out norco. they're hard to beat in that department. ironhorse makes some killer bikes for cheap also, but i'm not sure about the pricing on their new bikes. their costs might have went up with the new tech they've put into their bikes. they do have a "budget" line though, the yakuzas? or something like that... i forget.

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Kona Coiler seems to be the cheapest full suspension freeride bike. Bike retails as $1599USD.
What about the Kona Stinky?
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What about the Kona Stinky?
Stinky retails at $1699, so $100 more then the Coiler. It depends on if your going to pay that much and if you like the feel of the bike.
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