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Old 03-21-11, 03:40 PM   #1
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Good Starter Items for Mtn Bikes

I'm soon to get this bike.

I know a helmet is obvious, but what other things would be good to have at all times on the trail?

I'm also looking at:
Gloves (Not sure what one)
A mount for my GPS
I have a golite backpack that I think will accept a bladder.

I guess I need tools and an air pump.
What would you recommend? Is there a good starter kit.
Since the bike is $570 I would like to spend less than $200 for accessories.

Thanks for the help!
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Old 03-21-11, 04:14 PM   #2
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Helmet
Camelback
Multitool
CO2 or minipump
Spare Tube
Grips and saddle if you want different ones
Clipless pedals
Mountain bike clipless shoes
Gloves
Sunglasses
GPS Mount
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