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Old 02-28-08, 10:45 AM   #1
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Hey, I', looking to get a new bike, dual sus, that is light enough to use for XC but can also take a few beatings on jumps and light downhill. I suppose it doesn't have to be too strong as im only light myself but anyway, any suggestions?
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Old 02-28-08, 10:56 AM   #2
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Ideally no more than 1000, don't know what that is in dollars. Could possibly stretch to another couple of hundred. Thanks in advance
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What is most important? Weight or toughness? That would help to know as well. On a tight budget you're not gonna get a bike thats light,pedals really well and you can beat on.
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I'd say weights probably more important seeing as im pretty light so i shouldn't give the bike too much of a beating. I do aggressive XC and then a few jumps and drops but nothing too big.
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