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Old 02-11-07, 01:36 PM   #1
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What kind of bike is best?

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Old 02-11-07, 02:10 PM   #2
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Here we go again.

You have to give us more detail.
like XC, DH or DJ,...
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Old 02-11-07, 02:18 PM   #3
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price range and type of riding.
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Old 02-11-07, 02:22 PM   #4
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Sorry about that i have a low price range probably like $350 on a used bike, my house burnt down and were slowly getting back im looking for anything type really but NOT DOWNHILL
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Old 02-11-07, 02:31 PM   #5
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Worry about other things before you get a new bike.
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Old 02-11-07, 04:30 PM   #7
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why don't you just get a used hard tail? did you need full suspension?
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Old 02-11-07, 04:50 PM   #9
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Sorry about that i have a low price range probably like $350 on a used bike, my house burnt down and were slowly getting back im looking for anything type really but NOT DOWNHILL
For $350 you won't get a good full suspension bike, so forget that. You can come up with a decent used hardtail. Which one is hard to say. At that price they are somewhat of a dime a dozen.
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anyone seen the kid around here anywhere?....
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for $350 they are all gonna be about the same as far as parts and quality, so test ride as many as you can and go with the one that feels the best. for $350 used i'd think the parts and quality would all be roughly the same as you still get what you pay for. you could try to find a used bike store around your area or try ebay.com or craigslist.org. i'd try to shy away from buying online unless you really know what you're looking for. new you should be able to get a good all around hardtail like a Specialized Hardrock, Trek 4300, other good brands in that range are Iron Horse, Diamond Back, Schwinn (not dept. store Schwinn), and perhaps a Kona.
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One with two wheels?
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As mentioned, if your house burnt down, you have other things to worry about. For $350, you probably won't find a decent FS, but a decent used hardtail or even rigid bike is possible. Good luck!
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What kind of bike is best? A green one.
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Here's a list of the FS bikes on ebay (new and used) with a buy it now price of $350 or less

http://listings.ebay.com/_W0QQa30300...istingItemList


now those might be some people's style, but I would prefer a $350 hardtail. here's the search results on $350 or less hardtails

http://listings.ebay.com/_W0QQsocmdZ...4&alist=a30300

I like those results a lot better
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Alot of the fullys are no-name brands.
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"Brent_Bikes"... Check out this FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)... I think you'll find it very useful and informative. It's a great place to start when looking for a new bike

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Specialized hardrock.

Or look into buying used.
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I like annodized ones. Those are the best.

*note - sorry about your house.
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Blue sucks. Almost as much as Specialized.
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What if one had a blue Specialized? Would the sucking cancel each other out or would it be cumulative?
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Multiplicative.
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What if one had a blue Specialized? Would the sucking cancel each other out or would it be cumulative?

It would put an end to the world due to it's high level of the suck.
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It would put an end to the world due to it's high level of the suck.
. . . creating a 'blue hole' in the universe that would act like a super-vortex.
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