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Old 07-07-02, 11:42 PM   #1
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Gots to love the hardtail

I have to say, this forum hits on all the killer topics. I ride a trek elite 9.8 hard tail...it's the fastest bike i have ever come in contact with and the control is excellent. I ride most downhill trails with a buddy of mine who rides a tricked out Kona dually and i can beat him down 9 times out of ten...why? well i do take some harder hits then he might, but i have much more control and feel for my bike. Thats what you get from riding a hard tail. So all you riders out there sportin the hardtail, you guys know whats up. Peace out
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Old 07-08-02, 08:22 AM   #2
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Amen. :angel:
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Old 07-08-02, 02:51 PM   #3
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If there comes a day when you do go dually I am sure you will be faster still. Your skills will generally surpass riders who have always ridden a squishy.
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Hardtails definatly build more skills than f/s. I learned all my slow speed skills on my old Trek 7000.

This might sound old school, but if a person really wants to get good at mtbiking they should start on a hardtail and then progress to f/s
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Looks to be a hardtail movement on the forums!

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hey thanx for all the responses...viva la hardtail!
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I only ride hard tail. I just like the feeling better. I feel that i can feel the trail a little bit better. A friend of mine let me use his f/s and i didnt like it half as mich as on a hard tail.

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