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    first framebuild

    hi guys, iv been looking at a few full suspention mtb frames, and i dont have a clue which ones are good... iv also had the same situation with forks... my budget is 450 on frame, and 250 on forks... (suspention obviously) cant wait to hear what the pros say p.s im in the Uk so try to get uk sites

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    I can already tell you that they're going to want to know how you ride. Different frames are appropriate for different riding styles.

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    What frames have you looked at? And yeah, how do you ride? Trails, FR, DH, urban, jump...?

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    ok, first off i do trials, and iv been looking at this frame: http://www.evanscycles.com/products/...frame-ec014906
    and these forks.. : http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=21984
    some other info is im about 5' 2", cant wait to hear what you think

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    Trials? Do you mean trail riding? If your into trials, maybe you should look into more or a trial specific bike, or maybe a jump style HT.

    That frame is nice, and at a good price. Seem to be a good AM frame. Not sure on the fork though, I'm more of a Manitou person myself.

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    ok, im a noob at this... are these ok? http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=33449

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    IH aren't bad, but as you may know, IH is dead, so don't expect any frame warranty, unless its a shop warranty. But I thought you wanted to build it from the frame up?

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    yeh i do sorry so any specific ones?

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    I like the first frame with that fork.

    And FYI, you only need one fork, so that 250 quid can go to that one
    “Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... that’s what gets you.”- Jeremy Clarkson

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    thanks, and i just found these Forks, as that frame sounds fine from what you have said..., im just asking about this one, because i like big suspention forks and the changing travel ability adds a bonus... what do you think?: http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/M...?ModelID=13123

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    Hard to go wrong with a Pike.
    When in doubt, style it out.

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    thanks guys.... by the way if anyone still wants to suggest a frame please do... just not over 450 please

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    This is a nice deal. Shock isn't half bad either

    Or for a little more if you could swing it This

    The proceed would be my choice if I could scrounge up the little extra cash

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    450 pounds?
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    Quote Originally Posted by joetronic View Post
    This is a nice deal. Shock isn't half bad either

    Or for a little more if you could swing it This

    The proceed would be my choice if I could scrounge up the little extra cash
    is the shock on the proceed better than the nivarna?

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    Id say so, but you may get other opinions. Im just partial to a single pivot frame

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    Quote Originally Posted by offroadmaniac View Post
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    That frame with that fork would be a nice trail bike IMO.
    “Speed has never killed anyone, suddenly becoming stationary... that’s what gets you.”- Jeremy Clarkson

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