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    Best full-suspension all-mountain Brands?

    what are the best brands and dependable

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    Dependable for what?
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    Next, Schwinn, Pacific, pretty much anything at WalMart is awsome.

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    Best=Santa Cruz. Dependable=Trek.

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    is the santa cruz heckler good? it doesnt seem like it would be as shock absorbent because its just a single-pivot bike compared to a four-bar suspension

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    "Roadmaster" full suspension, make sure you run it on full soft setting.
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    I think you ought to go with your Elllsworth idea - - I've heard that Tony is a master craftsman and one of the most honest, upstanding guys in the biz.

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    IMO Giant with its Maestro suspension is way ahead of alot of some of the more expensive bikes out there

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    You mean Giant with it's DW Link ripoff suspension?

    What's the price range?

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    Quote Originally Posted by dabrainstorm07 View Post
    is the santa cruz heckler good? it doesnt seem like it would be as shock absorbent because its just a single-pivot bike compared to a four-bar suspension
    ........and what do you know about 4 bar and single pivot?
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    I'll nominate Giant, the Trance specifically. And the Specialized Enduro is hawt.
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    Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
    I'll nominate Giant, the Trance specifically. And the Specialized Enduro is hawt.

    Umm, The Reign is the all mountain bike from Giant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
    Umm, The Reign is the all mountain bike from Giant.
    Trance is a more aggressive 5 inch travel trail bike. Right. I always confuse trail and AM.
    Quote Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
    Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?

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    under $2000

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    Quote Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
    Trance is a more aggressive 5 inch travel trail bike. Right. I always confuse trail and AM.
    Wow..........but you're still gonna give out advice.

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    under $2000
    Lots of options.Where and what are you gonna be riding with this bike?
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    What you really want is a rigid 29er.
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    For a brainstormer OP doesn't provide much input...

    Is the Heckler a good bike? No, I hate all of mine, but I'll just suffer and keep riding them, what with their "poor" single pivot suspension and all...
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    Quote Originally Posted by bikinfool View Post
    For a brainstormer OP doesn't provide much input...

    Is the Heckler a good bike? No, I hate all of mine, but I'll just suffer and keep riding them, what with their "poor" single pivot suspension and all...
    I know what you mean. I like the Enduro that I'm riding but I miss my Bullit.
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    I'm sorta on the fence about a new puppy...good match for a PIKE maybe?

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