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Old 09-20-04, 01:26 PM   #1
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im new to this stuff

hey all.
im just about to buy a carerra kraken and wanted some advice about modifying it.
Ive been into biking a fairly long time and have looked around at some bikes and i dont have a large budget.the carerra looks a decent bike with decent components and wondered if its a good choice.
If i do buy it........what would i want to change about it in the near future???what bits first??
thx for any help.
cheers guys.
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Old 09-20-04, 01:40 PM   #2
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Google didn't turn up any bike related results. Do you have a link to the company???

I've never heard of that brand of bike.

With that, I'm going to say, "NO, it's not a good deal".

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Old 09-20-04, 01:55 PM   #3
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Where are you looking at? A real LBS or a department store?
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Old 09-21-04, 03:16 PM   #4
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hi guys.
Its made by halfords but it has a decent frame and a quality spec.its an enlish brand.www.halfords.co.uk should shed some light onto its where abouts.
what do u normally upgrade first on your bikes?
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Old 09-21-04, 07:42 PM   #5
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hi guys.
what do u normally upgrade first on your bikes?
Whatever breaks first.

If you're looking to upgrade before you even purchase the bike, may I suggest applying that money toward a better bike initially?
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A real LBS as opposed to all those fake LBS's?...awesome...
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In canada we have department stores that sell high end bikes. They are like a LBS without the old guy in the back complaining about missing tools. ...
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LOL!!! That's good!
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