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Old 12-04-06, 12:18 PM   #1
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Need frame recomendation

I'm looking to build my first full suspension bike and would like recommendations on what frame to use. I will be riding mostly cross country and on the road and don't need a whole lot of travel, 80mm max in front.

I really like Trek fuel frames but they are hard to come by on EBAY.
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Old 12-04-06, 12:37 PM   #2
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THe Jamis Dakar Is a real value, Worth taking a look at! If money isn't too tight look at the Santa cruz, rocky mountain or even Ellsworth
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what do you weigh? What size frame?
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What does your budget look like?
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THe Jamis Dakar Is a real value, Worth taking a look at! If money isn't too tight look at the Santa cruz, rocky mountain or even Ellsworth
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...ort+Oe+05.aspx
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what do you weigh? What size frame?
I'm 6ft, 190 lbs and have 2 hardtails with 19 inch frames. They fit me well and are comfortable to ride.
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How much money are you willing to spend? Are you looking at $800 frames or $2,000 frames?

Personally I love both my Turner Nitrous and my Ellsworth Truth and highly recommend either of them. However those may be out of your price range.
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How much money are you willing to spend?

I'd be willing to spen about $1000
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wow Jenson has awesome deals compared to PricePoint.
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that looks like a pretty good deal, but man its heavy.
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http://www.jensonusa.com/store/produ...+Frame+06.aspx

I have a rocky mountain element, can't say enough about it, and its not overly heavy for the price.

EDIT: just realised that it only came in 15"
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