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    What does XC stand for?

    I just bought a KHS XC-104 ('05 model). What does the XC stand for? Logic tells me cross country but I don't believe this is a cross country bike. Could someone enlighten this newby?

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    Quote Originally Posted by gtuck12_31
    I just bought a KHS XC-104 ('05 model). What does the XC stand for? Logic tells me cross country but I don't believe this is a cross country bike. Could someone enlighten this newby?
    yep, thats a cross country bike.

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    Hmm. Is this bike still suited for some hard riding, taking drops and jumps? Is seems stout enough. What's the difference between it and a no kidding mountain bike?

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    when did cross country start to mean not durable?

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    try to remember that xc is not freestlye!
    As with mud, life, too, slides by.

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    While you cross the country, you'll encounter rocks, roots, small jumps, and short drops.

    Sounds like you have the right bike if this is what you plan on riding.

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    I'm sure the bike is durable. I just want to be sure that it's suited for the way I like to ride. I'm not into mass air and doing table tops, kicks etc... I just like to ride technical trails with plenty of roots, rocks and that type of thing.

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    Shouldn't you have figured all this out before you bought it? The bike will be fine.

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    Sounds good to me. My freinds say I need clipless pedals. I have them on my road bike and would have no other way. I don't know about off road though. Suggestions?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mcoine
    Shouldn't you have figured all this out before you bought it? The bike will be fine.
    Hmmm. Well. I rode the bike...it felt good....I liked it....so I bought it. That statements kinda like getting married. You can't figure the woman out until after you've had her awhile.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gtuck12_31
    What does the XC stand for?
    if you rotate the X clockwise, it'll become a +
    "+" is a sign of a cross and C stands for country
    so... "cross" country =P thats how i see it

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    xtreme cruising

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    XC = Xtra Cautious
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