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Old 06-24-09, 02:54 PM   #1
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Mountain Bike Recommendations?

I have been looking for a new mountain bike to ride this summer but haven't been in the bike market for quite a while. I am not a hardcore racer, but am looking for something to have fun with. The only problem I have run into is finding a bike that is the right size. I am 6' 6" tall. Any recommendations would be great!
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Old 06-24-09, 03:53 PM   #2
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im guessing a 22 inch frame depending on your leg size. A local bike shop can fit you to one best. Hard to tell ya what kind of bike without knowing your price range.
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Old 06-24-09, 04:21 PM   #3
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Have you considered a 29er at all?
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Old 06-24-09, 04:32 PM   #4
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I would say my price range would be something along the lines of $600-$800.
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Old 06-24-09, 05:40 PM   #5
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http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes...4_series/4500/

Thats a good bike for the price and can be found on sale alot . It also comes in the larger frame sizes .
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That's a WSD.
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no that is the regular 4500. the WSD is this onehttp://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes...eries/4500wsd/
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