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Old 10-17-05, 07:07 PM   #1
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i was wondering what is a good frame for a trailbike can be hardtail or Full suspension?

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well, i like full sus.(soft tails are those bikes that have a little shock in the back, i dont know how much travel.)

what are you looking to spend?
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well, i like full sus.(soft tails are those bikes that have a little shock in the back, i dont know how much travel.)

what are you looking to spend?
Any amount!
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ooh, i would have to say the specialized sx trail

gastro? what do you think?
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You do need to give us some idea of price. I can suggest for you a $4000 F.S. frame or a $500 quality hardtail.
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http://www.nicolai.net/ Nucleon TFR maybe? Hehe.
Oh and this http://www.avalanchedownhillracing.com/mtn10.html

Starting say with $13,000.
There might be something less exotic out there...but who cares.
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i was wondering what is a good frame for a trailbike can be hardtail or Full suspension?
For a newbie like yourself? A hardtail. You need to learn skills that only a hardtail can teach you. If you start out on a FS you'll never learn how ride a trail correctly. Instead you'll rely on the bike to compensate for fundamental flaws in your technique.
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