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    What kind of bike is best?

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    Here we go again.

    You have to give us more detail.
    like XC, DH or DJ,...
    Used to ride BMC SLC01, CAAD, FELT, Cervelo P3 but now I ride FUJI SST and TCR advanced and CAAD9.
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    price range and type of riding.

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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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    Worry about other things before you get a new bike.

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    why don't you just get a used hard tail? did you need full suspension?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brent_Bikes
    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.

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    Blue is best!
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    Quote Originally Posted by R. Danneskjöld
    Blue sucks. Almost as much as Specialized.
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    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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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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    Quote Originally Posted by never
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Smashy
    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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