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Old 05-20-08, 04:36 PM   #1
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new bike ideas

I'm looking to buy a full suspension mountain bike for trails/cross country.
4" to 5" of travel.
$2000 to spend....any suggestions?
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Old 05-20-08, 04:40 PM   #2
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I'm looking to buy a full suspension mountain bike for trails/cross country.
4" to 5" of travel.
$2000 to spend....any suggestions?

Trek Fuels, Specialized Stumpjumper, et cetera.
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Old 05-20-08, 05:02 PM   #3
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MBA had like a 10pg. article on this. TONS of bikes.
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Too many to list. I recommend lots of test rides.
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Old 05-21-08, 08:06 AM   #5
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Hmm, why didn't anyone mention the Giant Trance X2
Or maybe a Santa Cruz Superlight?
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literally too many to mention. Best bet is to narrow it down some, based on your criteria (brand rep, components, looks, amount of travel, brand of shock, color, favorite LBS, etc). Then you can ask for some feedback on 2 or 3 final models.

The world is your oyster.
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What brands do your local stores carry? That's a way to start.
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Oh, I thought we were making up new bikes innovations. Mine would fly so that I could ride to Europe and back.
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Oh, I thought we were making up new bikes innovations. Mine would fly so that I could ride to Europe and back.
Wasn't that made for the TGMBG so they can float above the trail and get a smoother ride?
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Man...there sure are a lot of good mountain bikes out there for around $2000.
Trek...Specialized...Giant...Santa Cruz....etc
I just need to bit the bullet and buy !!!
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i test rode a jekyll, top fuel, and a Hi Fi 07 left overs a few hundred off the price tag. Ride as many was you can then buy one.
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