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Old 01-21-03, 06:54 PM   #1
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Does anyone have suggestions on which downhill specific bike would be good for a beginner?
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Old 01-21-03, 07:28 PM   #2
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You dont need a downhill specific bike if your a beginner.
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Give us some more info skinhead- like background, what kind of riding have you done? Also, what kind of money did you want to spend? It is fun, but not cheap.
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The big question is how much do you have to spend?

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Old 01-21-03, 10:04 PM   #6
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1 - terrain
2 - current level
3 - money
4 - access to what kind of bikes (some lbs's don't carry everything)
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For you? Try one with no brakes.
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I'm an XC rider... In my opinion, there are two types of DH rider. a) the incredibly coordinated/skillful. b) the terminally insane.

That's not a bad thing by any means though. Hehe.

How much money you got to spend? You looking at a hardtail or a full-susp?
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I think we scared him away
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I think it was D*Alex's Avatar that did it
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