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    Good mtb part sites?

    Hey guys, I'm new to mountain bikes and i was hoping you all could direct me to some good sites online to buy quality parts for what you should pay.
    I'm looking for something along the same quality as benscycle.net is for fixed gear/track
    thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lamplight View Post
    Though I love mountain bikes, rarely would I consider one "beautiful". This one is. I hope you don't mind, but I used this picture as my wallpaper.

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    I use:

    www.google.com

    when searching for anything related to anything.
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    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    I use:

    www.google.com

    when searching for anything related to anything.
    Is that new? I've never heard of it......

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    I use:

    www.google.com

    when searching for anything related to anything.
    thank you for your snarky self-exposing remark that helped no one, i hope you enjoyed the time wasted typing it.

    scelia: thanks those links were what i needed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    thank you for your snarky self-exposing remark that helped no one, i hope you enjoyed the time wasted typing it.

    scelia: thanks those links were what i needed.
    Junkyard was right. A ten second Google search would have come up with all of those results.
    Generic Joke

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    thank you for your snarky self-exposing remark that helped no one, i hope you enjoyed the time wasted typing it.

    scelia: thanks those links were what i needed.
    It helped me realize you're a tool.

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    Pricepoint.com has some decent prices

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    MTBR.com will help you find some sources!

    Here is a list I have on had and bought from before:
    http://www.cambriabike.com/
    http://www.beyondbikes.com/
    http://www.chainreactioncycles.com
    http://www.nashbar.com/index.cfm
    http://www.performancebike.com/index.cfm
    http://www.pricepoint.com/
    http://webcyclery.com/home.php

    All of those shops seems fine except Performance Bike which is a huge US store, great product, great price, but not customer friendly if you ever talk to them on the phone or need support.

    There are also store which sells specific items:
    (i.e.) http://www.aspirevelotech.com - Chris King


    DID I MENTION EBAY? I HAVE BOUGHT 170+ BIKE RELATED ITEMS THROUGH EBAY FOR THE PASS FOUR YEARS!
    Last edited by achc; 03-05-08 at 04:09 PM. Reason: eBay,...

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    thank you for your snarky self-exposing remark that helped no one, i hope you enjoyed the time wasted typing it.

    scelia: thanks those links were what i needed.
    I enjoyed it almost as much as I enjoy the fact that you wasted time commenting back on it. You'll find that you'll have more success in life learning how to solve your own problems. Just think, one day scelia won't be there to give you the answer!
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    We should just sticky this so it's here. Just keep all the helpful posts.

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    I'll recommend pricepoint, just ordered a new fork, and bb7's, cheapest price I could find on both items. I'll continue to do business with them.

    I've also ordered from performancebike, but I only do so when they have coupons/free shipping.

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    junkyard stop exposing yourself

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    Quote Originally Posted by gastro View Post
    junkyard stop exposing yourself
    Sorry, it's just so hard not to in this lycra.
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    Price Point is a good place. I've bought a few items off them already.
    Bough a bike rack from Performance, no problems.

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    Sorry, it's just so hard not to in this lycra.
    Pffft. I don't need lycra. I have no problem "exposing" myself with baggie shorts. The rolled up socks have nothing to do with anything, though.

    To the OP: A search in this forum would have brought up countless threads like yours.
    First Class Jerk

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    Quote Originally Posted by santiago View Post
    To the OP: A search in this forum would have brought up countless threads like yours.
    Thus reassuring the OP that he/she is not the only lazy piece of ***** looking for other people to do his/her research.
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    Depends on the item but, you may find stuff on Amazon.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by junkyard View Post
    Thus reassuring the OP that he/she is not the only lazy piece of ***** looking for other people to do his/her research.
    god you're exhausting, go outside and ride your bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    god you're exhausting, go outside and ride your bike.
    Just can't help yourself, can ya? Maybe you should take your own advice?

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    speedgoat.com!

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    god you're exhausting, go outside and ride your bike.
    I can't. I'm busy researching cheap online retailers that sell bike gear for every sh!tbag that is too lazy to do it for themselves.
    Quote Originally Posted by dminor View Post
    The caveat with a strap-on, of course, is you will have to get creative with a couple of lock cables and an anchor point

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    What this thread needs is for someone to provide a photoshopped image that is somewhat related to the topic, but annoying enough to the OP. Doug?
    First Class Jerk

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    Quote Originally Posted by helloamerican View Post
    thank you for your snarky self-exposing remark that helped no one, i hope you enjoyed the time wasted typing it.

    scelia: thanks those links were what i needed.

    I buy parts for a living and it still amazes me that a 10sec google search can often turn up the part I want faster than anything else I know.

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