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Old 10-29-04, 02:41 AM   #1
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*Bike Porn* Look what I brought home from the LBS

After about 6 months of not riding due to gay thieves, I finally got a new bike.

It's a Mongoose Pro DH, they are only avaliable in Australia and were designed by Pro racers who have entered in and used these bikes in the Redbull Ride.

Frame: Mongoose DH, horitontal drop-outs, 6-9.5 inches of travel (10.5 if you set up correctly with 24inch wheel)
Rear Shock: Fox Vanilla RC
Fork: Marzocchi Jnr T '03 with integrated stem and marzocchi mud guard
Headset: FSA Pig DH Pro
Wheelset: Sun rim Big Fat Mammoth, Da Bomb Head Spin hub, 13gauge spokes Front and Rear
Tyres: Maxxis Mobster Super Tacky 2.5
Brakes: Hayes Mags 8inch Front and Rear
Crankset: X-Drive Xtreme,
Bottom Bracket:Truvativ GigaPipe Team DH
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Bars: Titec Hellbent
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Front Derailleur: NA- MRP Copy Chain Device
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Seat:WTB Rocket V

Now most people say MongoosePro are bad but obviously you haven't seen this bike.
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Old 10-29-04, 03:11 AM   #2
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wow... so much for my theory that Mongoose had stooped to the department store bike level. We can find mongoose bikes here at Wal-Mart. THAT bike won't be found at a wal-mart though. Very nice, looks like a it's quite the tank. I doubt it'll be shedding parts anytime soon. lol
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Your bike says Pizza Hut man, that sucks
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Old 10-29-04, 04:03 AM   #4
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It also says Hyundai....could be worse it could say Daewoo Woo Woo Only playing Hopper
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Hahaha. Looks good hopper. They only put sponsors on there because the bike was made for the pros here and then a couple for the public.
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Old 10-29-04, 04:35 AM   #6
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Drroooolll!!!
Nice work hoppa.... 6 months not riding.... more like 1 and a half bit over but who cares......

Dont go killing ur self, To bad u cant race on sunday

Catch

P.S. Another with a leg over a goose nice choice
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Thats FSA right?
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Old 10-29-04, 05:06 AM   #8
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Meant to write 6 WEEKS, and yeah they're FSA cranks
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Wait until they see the blue color of your new steed.
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wont be breaking that anytime soon
not so good for xc I'll wager!

(isnt the top tube uncomfortably high for a dher?) Cool bike though, enjoy!
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Hay it could say McDonalds on it rather than Pizza Hut. By the way nice bike.
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Nice bike, now go get it dirty.
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Haha, yeah i was like wtf?
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I don't mind the Pizza Hut and Speed stick neither. But that Hyundai sticker would definetly embarrasse me. (No offense to anyone who has that make)
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I actually love greasy, lovely, cheesy pizzahut. It's just not something i would proudly display on my 2k+ bike!

And scratch out hyundai and put on something nice like Toyota or Honda or Acura or just about any other japanese make
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I actually love greasy, lovely, cheesy pizzahut. It's just not something i would proudly display on my 2k+ bike!

And scratch out hyundai and put on something nice like Toyota or Honda or Acura or just about any other japanese make
Hyundai is korean holmes...
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wont be breaking that anytime soon
not so good for xc I'll wager!

(isnt the top tube uncomfortably high for a dher?) Cool bike though, enjoy!
Yeah that ain't breakin any time soon. The TT isn't bad as there is enough stand over height, it's actuallly pretty small so it's easy to throw down the tight technical courses and seems pretty stable at speeds.

And don't worry the theives will have to get past our killer guard dog who'll sniff them to death before they get my bike and also brake into my house.
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Now that you have a new bike, I think you can change your custom title.
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I actually love greasy, lovely, cheesy pizzahut. It's just not something i would proudly display on my 2k+ bike!

And scratch out hyundai and put on something nice like Toyota or Honda or Acura or just about any other japanese make
I would agree with you on another sticker. But, I wouldn't advertise motirised vehicle on a bike when biking is my passion.
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I love your avator though.
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Old 10-29-04, 11:40 PM   #23
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Hey been looking at it and just got a thing from the bike store and there are exactly 90 different positions I can adjust the smingarm and parallelogram link in. All giving slightly different head angles and wheel base and bb clearance and seat angle and travel The shortest travel setting is actually 4 inches and the largest travel setting is 10.5 inches. It is so adjustable, I like
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I actually love greasy, lovely, cheesy pizzahut. It's just not something i would proudly display on my 2k+ bike!

And scratch out hyundai and put on something nice like Toyota or Honda or Acura or just about any other japanese make

Hyundai did pretty well with their Tiburon GT-V6. Not the quickest car, but man that thing hugs the road. Also has the smoothest 6-speed I have ever seen, period. Only gripes are how crappy the interior is, and it's a somewhat noisy ride...but outside of that, a pretty good little sportscar. If I ever decide to get another sportscar, it might be one of these.
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