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Old 08-03-07, 10:54 PM   #1
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Picked Up My First Mountain Bike Today! Thoughts? IH Warrior 4.5

Ok, so I have been an avid BMXer most of my life but i figured "Hey ill be 23 in a couple days, so why not step it up to do some bigger riding?" So today i went out and bought a 2007 Iron Horse Warrior 4.5. Any thoughts on it? Maybe some of you have it and can let me know its ups and downs or any thoughts you may have at all or opinions. Thank you

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Old 08-03-07, 11:41 PM   #2
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Ride it, enjoy it!
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Old 08-04-07, 12:36 AM   #3
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there are alot of people who hate on iron horse, and a few love em'--- i say as long as it holds up its all good. congrats and welcome to mtb
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Old 08-04-07, 09:48 AM   #4
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Any real pics?
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Old 08-04-07, 12:19 PM   #6
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there are alot of people who hate on iron horse, and a few love em'--- i say as long as it holds up its all good. congrats and welcome to mtb
I agree, I think iron horse is becoming a quality bike company. I test road the sunday expert and it handled everything perfectly. Nice bike have fun with it.
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Looks pretty good. Just have fun with it!
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awesome, ride.
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Here's my opinion....it doesn't matter what any one else thinks. As long as you enjoy the bike, that's all that matters. Enjoy and go out and ride!
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I agree, I think iron horse is becoming a quality bike company. I test road the sunday expert and it handled everything perfectly. Nice bike have fun with it.
ya think???? Sam hill has done pretty well on one.
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there are alot of people who hate on iron horse, and a few love em'--- i say as long as it holds up its all good. congrats and welcome to mtb
I don't see many IH haters in my circle. Usually find them where people care about boutique snobbery. Over in the world where you dont park your bike on the roof of your porsche SUV at pete's coffee, and actually ride the crap out and abuse bikes on dirt and rock and wood, IH have great reputations.
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Updated with pictures of my bike. Thanks everyone for the input
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I just love it when people ask for post-purchase approval of their bike.
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Old 08-05-07, 02:58 AM   #14
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the only reason i was asking was because i feel i got it for a pretty good deal and can always take it back if its not cracked up to be how the sales man said it is. It is also my very first mtb purchase. I am also looking for experience tips from others
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sweet tires...i was thinking about getting those
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your house needs a cleanin, and your bike needs to get dirty!
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LOL yeah sorry about the mess in the house we just moved in and still havent finished with everything. Thanks though i plan on gettingit pretty dirty today
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Yay, u now have a complete bike im sry but i consider BMX bikes half a bike unless it fits u, if u know what i mean. welcome to the wonderful world of MTB
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How is that microwave working out for you? I saw it on sale yesterday.

Nice bike by the way, I like those tires.
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there are alot of people who hate on iron horse, and a few love em'--- i say as long as it holds up its all good. congrats and welcome to mtb
Interesting, I would say the opposite is true.

To the OP, Iron Horse bikes are great values and your bike should serve you well. It is a lot for a first bike. The only part that I would consider upgrading is the shock as your new bike is a single pivot that would theoretically work better with a platform. In some cases it is better to swap parts from the beginning and sell your parts as new on ebay so give that a thought. On the other hand, you could well ride that shock to the ground and eventually replace it with a better one.
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that setup looks pretty nice,

and i'd also say a lot of people like iron horse and few hate them, personally, i think similarly to others here, that it depends what you think on it, and how it handles for your style,
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Hey sweet bike, i recently bought an Ironhorse too, did you get it at sportchek?
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No i end up picking it up from performance as they had a pretty sweet deal.
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how much did you get it for?
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how much did you get it for?
I end up picking it up for $700
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