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    Marin Rider slickhare's Avatar
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    Hows the Trek Jack 1?

    so i just learned that this is the descendant of the Bruiser. so i was wondering how durable is the bike really? is it strictly for BMX-esque purposes or is it suitable for rough trail riding too? how upgradeable is it? would you recommend it for beginners?
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    Hm. The Bruiser had a more trail-friendly geometry if you can find one of those. I test-rode a Jack and didn't like it all that much. Then rode a Bruiser and bought it. The Jack has a very dirt-jumping/park specific geometry and would probably be brutal to try and climb on while trail-riding.
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    I thought the Jack was a replacement for the Bruiser. Is Trek still making Bruisers?

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    No, but if you might call a few bike shops in your area and find one if you're lucky. Also, the Jack didn't "feel" right to me, but it might feel great too. Try out a bunch of bikes and see which one you like...
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    Commited Suicide WannaGetGood's Avatar
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    The Trek Jack is dirtjump street.

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    Bruisers give you bruises. Ask EJ and Jason.
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    If you want a Jack, I would throw that money into a Brodie Rat.
    http://www.brodiebikes.com/2006/2006_bikes/rat.php

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    Quote Originally Posted by Siu Blue Wind
    Bruisers give you bruises. Ask EJ and Jason.


    I'd use the Jack though.

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    Marin Rider slickhare's Avatar
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    oh i wasn't looking for a dirtjump bike. just something durable which it seemed to be... well please delete thread
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    Quote Originally Posted by slickhare
    well please delete thread
    We can still suggest more!

    What's your price range?

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    '05 NUEser EJ123's Avatar
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    This is the 2nd thread that slick wants to be deleted lol.

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    this is close-ish to the bruiser 1

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