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Old 11-29-04, 08:02 PM   #1
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K2 bike??

Are K2 bikes any good?
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a couple of them are somewhat decent.
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Are K2 bikes any good?
which ones are you looking at?
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The Lithium, the Tirade and the Razorback are all decent for their specific uses.

They get good reviews are they are priced very competitively.

If I were in the market for a new complete bike, they'd make my short list of bikes to consider.
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yeah they're put together with some good parts, and the ones you are looking at are pretty good.
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2005 zed 4.0
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Is $299 good for a new '01 K2 Razorback 4 frame... new just new put together form ediscountbike.com

I wish to use it for XC... how do one of these stack up?
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Too much for an '01 model.

There are better bikes for the same money NEW for $300.
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Any suggestions?

Been looking at some of the giants too...

Really just looking for a nice used XC full sus, frame only with rear shock for somewhere around 300 not really much more.

Possible?
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Increase your budget another $100 to $200 and you'll get a ton more options.

I spent $450 on my $1,300 new frame, used one season. Plus I got a spare front derailluer as well.
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I just did a quick search just for one manuf. and got this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...=WDVW&tc=photo

The deals are out there!

Just keep looking
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WHat are your thougths on this? Giant '01 AC1 for about $330.
http://www.pinkbike.com/modules/buys...ew&image=70204
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WHat are your thougths on this? Giant '01 AC1 for about $330.
http://www.pinkbike.com/modules/buys...ew&image=70204
Looks like a nice frame at a good price. Aren't you looking for an XC bike though? I thought the AC-1 is more all-mountain/free-ride ??

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Well in all truth I would love to have a freeride.

I am doing this as a project and a frist chance to build up a bike my self. I am tired of buying bikes from shops and feeling like I am paying for a name more than anything when I know if i had the skill to do it my self I could have done different. Like use all XT rather than a mix with some lower junk parts.
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