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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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    ....thats what the cool people ride.
    Like a circus monkey on a stolen Harley......

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    There's no reason except it's fun to irritate wethepeople.

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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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    Ya, you can be a hack and ride all sloppy.

    "the bus came by and I got on, that's when it all began...there was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of a bus to never-ever land."


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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.
    "It is not the critic who counts."

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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
    Quote Originally Posted by kergin
    That way you can piss off the roadies on this board who lust after the R3, while simultaneously agitating the SS & fixie crowd for using a frame that didn't come out of a dumpster.

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