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Old 09-12-07, 07:55 PM   #1
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question about Dirt Jump mountian bikes

why do people prefer dirt jump mountain bikes over BMX bikes for dirt jumping?
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Old 09-12-07, 07:58 PM   #2
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....thats what the cool people ride.
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20" wheels are small. REAL small.
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any real answer?

are there any advantages with dirt jump mountain bikes over bmx bikes for dirt jumping?
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Old 09-12-07, 11:18 PM   #6
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Ya, you can be a hack and ride all sloppy.
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Old 09-13-07, 06:03 AM   #7
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I used to ride BMX when I was significantly younger, it was fun. Now that I'm olden my wrists enjoy the cushy suspension action of my front fork.

Plus, if I really wanted to, I could go ride singletrack with it.
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I ride a DJ bike mostly because I like the geometry and the looks. It gets used mostly for singletrack, rough, nasty jumps and XC rides.
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Old 09-13-07, 12:17 PM   #9
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from 7 years of bmx and switching to MTB i can say that i wish i would have never even bought a bmx bike. To accelerate nicely on the BMX'er u need a smooth track for a jump. Not when u have a suspension fork and 26 inch wheels. U can go over bigger jumps. Watch some MTB freeriding and it will blow your mind with what u can do with 6 inches of travel in the front and rear.

Plus u dont look like a complete idiot riding a FR bike to class at age 19 and being 6'1
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