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Old 01-10-08, 11:10 AM   #1
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need opinions

As an entry level mt. bike, should I pull the trigger on this Yukon? He's asking $200, might be able to get him a little lower b/c he's been trying to sell it for 7-8 months now. Good deal for this bike?

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2006 Giant Yukon Mnt. Bike. Great condition, well maintained and only light trail use.

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Old 01-10-08, 11:17 AM   #2
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I wouldn't recommend shooting a bike. It's constructed mostly of metal - which could cause a ricochet.

I'm pretty sure the guy who owns it would be pissed as well.
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Old 01-10-08, 11:19 AM   #3
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I figure it'd be safer/cheaper than shooting my g/f. I keed. I keed. I would never shoot a bike.
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I would like to add that the bike looks like a "women specific" ride.
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It does look like a womans frame.
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Haha. Goes to show how much I know about mt. bikes. Thanks for pointing that out. I still might buy it for target practice.
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Although here is this years men's model and it has a somewhat similiar fram
http://www.giant-bicycles.com/en-US/...80/29353/zoom/
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I think that is the men's version for 06. I found this store that has one and it doesn't say it is a ladies frame.
http://www.colonelsbikes.com/giant_mtn.shtml
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it looks like you could get it new for the same price?
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I'd still call you a woman, but what can you do.
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Ah. Ok. Thanks, Cannondaler. I have my eye on a Cannondale F400 too, which I would rather have, but if it falls through I still might consider the Yukon. I'm mostly on the road, but thought it would be fun to get a little muddy and I didn't want to drop a lot of cash. So, this one still might work out.
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it looks like you could get it new for the same price?

200$ or less vs 500$? not the same price in my world.
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I'd still call you a woman, but what can you do.

Eh, sticks n stones.
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Definitely go with the cannondale if you can.

Not that I'm partial to Cannondales or anything.
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Buy the F400. srsly.
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Yeah, I want the C-dale and I hope the auction doesn't get out of my budget. Thanks.
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the bike is cheap!, you should get it and sell it on ebay and make about $150
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Woohoo. I picked up the c-dale f400 today. Love it! Came with 2 sets of disc wheels: one set of knobbies and one set of slicks. Pictures coming soon.
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Good show.

Looking forward to the pics.
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Couple of quick pics. Better ones to come.

Cannondale f400 L. Came with 2 sets of wheels: sun ryhno lites w/ knobbies and Sun Black eye w/ slicks both with Shimano Deore hubs. Mixed sram x7 and shimano components. TruVativ Isoflow crankset. Not a fan of the saddle and prolly gonna replace it.

Took it for a ride with the slicks on this evening. Fun stuff. Look fwd. to getting it on the trails.



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Nice bike, but HOLY STEM.


As long as it fits, it's fine by me.
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Definitely needs a bigger saddle.

Nice ride. Headshock bikes always look nice and clean to me.
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Ride it like you stole it
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